TOTAL 5 CHAMPIONS WERE CAME OUT FROM APL WINTERFEST 12.17~19

TOTAL 5 CHAMPIONS WERE CAME OUT FROM APL WINTERFEST 12.17~19

APL WINTERFEST was held at Johnny’s House, in Ilsan, on December 17~19.

In this series, the vaccine pass was applied to all players and dealers. Only those who had tested negative 2 weeks or more after the second vaccination or those who tested negative for PCR were allowed to enter the table.

#1 X-MAS Championship Day-1A: 12 players advanced

The Championship, which was held with a maximum of 220 entries and a total guarantee of 100 million KRW ($83,000), was a 2-day event with Day-1A and 1B, followed by Day-2.

 On Friday, the 17th 1 PM, the first WINTERFEST event, X-MAS Championship Day-1A was held. After 16 blind levels, 12 players from 108 entries advanced to Day-2.

X-mas championship day-1A Result

No
Player
Chip count

1
YU SEUNG MIN
791,000

2
KIM GAB YONG
608,000

3
JINTAE YANG
351,000

4
CHOI WONGOOK
322,000

5
HONG MYUNG CHUL
318,000

6
KWAK WON HOON
191,000

7
PARK DU YOUNG
158,000

8
IM HYEONWOO
121,000

9
CHOI IL HWAN
121,000

10
YANG DONG HYUN
121,000

11
HAN SUNG JIN
100,000

12
NO EUN DONG
40,000

Average Chip count
270,167

 

#2 No Limit Hold’em Turbo: Player Jaeho Lee, lifts the first trophy in the series ($4,360)

NLH Turbo event held at 7 pm on the same day, the maximum number of entries: 100 entries closed quickly. A total of KRW 25,000,000($21,000) guarantee, the Top 10 were supposed to receive the prize money, but when there are 11 players left, the prize money up to the 11th place was decided by agreement by the players.

About 2 hours passed and the final table was formed, the last 3 players chopped the prize money, and the game continued for the trophy. It wasn’t long before player Jae-Ho Lee had all his chips in and his hands were raised as the first trophy winner of the series.


TURBO EVENT WINNER, JAE HO LEE ($4,360)

#2 No Limit Hold’em Turbo Result

Place
Player
Prize

1
JAE HO LEE
5,200,000

2
HYUN WOO PARK
4,800,000

3
BYUNG GYU CHOI
4,800,000

4
KI HYUN PARK
2,400,000

5
HALEY RYU
2,000,000

6
CHUL MIN KIM
1,600,000

7
HYUN WOO KANG
1,300,000

8
SANG IL KIM
1,000,000

9
SEUNG LIM HA
800,000

10
HO HYUN JUNG
600,000

11
SEOUNG MIN LEE
500,000

#1 X-MAS Championship Day-1B: 17 Players advanced.

At 11 am on Saturday the 18th, X-MAS Championship Day-1B was held. The final entry for Day-1B closed at 112. As with Day-1A, there were 16 blind levels, and 17 players advanced to Day-2.

X-mas championship day-1B Result

No
Player
Chip count

1
HYUN GU PARK
490,500

2
HYUN WOO PARK
344,500

3
CHAE BIN KIM
324,000

4
WOO SANG LEE
315,000

5
JUNG MIN KIM
262,500

6
MIN SUK KIM
241,000

7
KANG WOOK KIM
228,500

8
HEE SU KANG
182,000

9
SUK HWAN CHOI
171,500

10
MIN GYU LEE
150,500

11
YONG SUNG MOON
140,500

12
DAE WON KIM
136,000

13
JI TAE MAENG
126,500

14
 IK PYO LEE
118,500

15
CHANG MIN SEO
56,000

16
DONG WOO LEE
39,500

17
MYUNG WOOK JUNG
37,500

Average Chip count
197,912

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#3 No Limit Hold’em Turbo Bounty: Player Seong Jin Ko takes the last remaining Bounty Chip! ($5,450)

At the NLH Turbo Bounty event held at 2pm on the 18th, the maximum number of entries, 100, closed quickly. Players started with one Bounty Chip at the start of the match, and worked hard to win their opponent’s Bounty Chips. The Top 10 shared the prize money of 25,000,000 won, and player Seong Jin Ko won the Heads-Up match against player Dong Hyun Kwon and lifted the trophy with the last remaining bounty chip.


BOUNTY EVENT WINNER, SEONG JIN KO (6,500,000)

#3 No Limit Hold’em Turbo Bounty result

Place
Player
Prize

1
SUNG JIN KO
6,500,000

2
DONG HYUN KIM
4,600,000

3
WAN SIL KONG
4,200,000

4
SEONG MIN LEE
2,400,000

5
MIN HYUN KIM
2,000,000

6
JAE HOON JUNG
1,600,000

7
TAE HEE CHOI
1,300,000

8
SUNG CHUL CHO
1,000,000

9
ALBERT PAIK
800,000

10
JAE HYUN JO
600,000

#1 X-MAS Championship FINAL: Total prize money 100,000,000, 29 players survive, Seung Min Yoo leads the Final day with Chip count 791,000
 On the last day of the series, the X-MAS Championship Final day was held on Sunday, the 19th at 11 am.

25 of the 29 players who advance to the final day were guaranteed a minimum prize of 900,000. Once players made the money, the numbers started dropping at a rapid pace.

Unfortunately, as Moon Yong Seong was eliminated in 10th place, the last 9 players took the seats at the final table.


X-MAS CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL TABLE

 Player Hyeon-gyu Park, well known as LAD, was eliminated in 3rd place, and a heads-up match between player Seung-min Yoo and player Ji-tae Maeng was completed. Player Seung-min Yoo, who maintained the chip leader throughout the final day, eliminated player Ji-tae Maeng, and received the first prize of 23,000,000.


X-MAS CHAMPIONSHIP WINNER, SEUNGMIN YU (23,000,000)

#1 X-MAS CHAMPIONSHIP Result

Place
Player
Prize

1
YU SEUNG MIN
23,000,000

2
MAENG JI TAE
20,300,000

3
HYUN GYU PARK
10,000,000

4
KANG HEE SOO
7,800,000

5
KIM CHAE BIN
6,000,000

6
JINTAE YANG
4,800,000

7
PARK HYUN WOO
3,800,000

8
LEE WOO SANG
3,000,000

9
CHOI SOK HWAN
2,400,000

10
MOON YONG SEONG
1,900,000

11
KIM DAE WON
1,400,000

12
KIM GAB YONG
1,400,000

13
PARK DU YOUNG
1,400,000

14
HONG MYUNG CHUL
1,400,000

15
CHOI IL HWAN
1,400,000

16
YANG DONG HYUN
1,100,000

17
KIM JUNG MIN
1,100,000

18
KWAK WON HOON
1,100,000

19
MIN SUK KIM
1,100,000

20
SUNG JIN HAN
1,100,000

21
DONG WOO LEE
900,000

22
CHOI WONGOOK
900,000

23
IM HYEONWOO
900,000

24
SEO CHANG MIN
900,000

25
LEE MIN GYU
900,000

#4 Monster Stack: Byeong Jun KO Lifts the First Trophy of his Poker Career! ($7,313)
The last no limit hold’em event in the series, the Monster Stack event, kicked off on Sunday the 19th at 11am. The top 10 of the final 100 entries will be guaranteed a minimum prize of 700,00. Byeong Jun Ko raised his first trophy after a heads-up match with Kang Tae-ho.


MONSTER STACK WINNER, BYEUNG JUN KO (8,500,000)

#4 Monster Stack Result

Place
Player
Prize

1
BYEONGJUN KO
8,500,000

2
KANG TAEHO
5,500,000

3
KIM CHANG MIN
4,000,000

4
JEONG IN HWA
3,000,000

5
KIM SANG IL
2,400,000

6
PARK KI CHUL
2,000,000

7
 CHA HONG JUN
1,600,000

8
NA A YOUNG
1,300,000

9
YUN JI HEE
1,000,000

10
JUNG JAE HOON
700,000

#4 Limit Badugi 6-max: Gun Hyung Nam becomes the first APL Badugi event winner. ($2,285)

APL held the first ever Badugi tournament in Korea. The last event in the series, the Badugi event, is a poker game made in Korea, currently selected as one of the WSOP Draw games, and is a popular event among local players. It ended with a final entry of 60, and the top 6 became the first Badugi tournament money in list in Korea.

 In the heads-up match of the Gun Hyung Nam player and Sung Gap Kim, the prize money was chopped, after a short battle Gun Hyung Nam became the first Badugi event Champion.


LIMIT BADUGI 6-MAX WINNER, GUH HYONG NAM (2,750,000)

#5 Limit Badugi 6-max Result

Place
Player
Prize

1
NAM GUN HYONG
2,750,000

2
KIM SUNG KAB
2,950,000

3
JANG JI WON
1,600,000

4
KI JUN HYOUNG
1,200,000

5
EOM MIN GYU
900,000

6
KIM JUNG JU
600,000

Coming up next, APL plans to welcome players to a 5 day series from February 2nd to 6th.