The Hong Kong Poker Gamers Affiliation has definitely referred to as Taiwan its second residence. After staging their first-ever full size pageant within the nation again in April, the affiliation returned to Taipei Metropolis on October Four to eight to host its second of the 12 months. As soon as once more the HKPPA Premier League Taiwan befell on the extremely standard Chinese language Texas Maintain’em Poker Affiliation (CTP Membership). It provided an bold schedule of 15 occasions over 5 fast days.

Among the many largest winners had been Kuang “Luke” Lee who displayed prowess on the Most important Occasion, Carlos Chang on the Excessive Curler, and Wayne Heung who pocketed the biggest on the Sparrow Invitational. Additionally affluent was Edward Yam who added one other few cashes to his lengthy listing of achievements this 12 months. Yam continues to guide the 2019 Variety of Cashes. Now we have all of the pageant outcomes for you beneath.

NT$ 25Okay Most important Occasion – Kuang “Luke” Lee – NT$ 701,600 (~USD 22,633)

For the second version of the HKPPA Most important Occasion in Taiwan, the buy-in was elevated from NT$ 18,000 (~US$ 580) to NT$ 25,000 (~US$ 810). It ran from October Four to 7 drawing 190 runners for a pot value NT$ 4,146,700 (~US$ 133,760). Out of the 26 gamers that dipped within the cash jar, 14 of them had been from Hong Kong nonetheless the title was not theirs to say.

After a four-way ICM deal that left NT$ 100Okay within the pot, the NT$30Okay CTP Champion Cross, and the enduring HKPPA pink sails junk trophy, Taiwan participant Kuang “Luke” Lee went on to rise for NT$ 701,600 (~USD 22,633).

Kuang “Luke” Lee – Picture HKPPA

This was one other spectacular victory for Lee who now added a 3rd Most important Occasion title to his poker achievements. Again in December 2018, Lee rose from obscurity after successful the inaugural Grasp Poker Sequence Most important Occasion. Six months later in June, he remaining tabled the AJPC Asian Circuit Most important Occasion ending in fifth place. To shut out that month, Lee received the Boyaa Poker Event Most important Occasion for his largest reside event payday of NT$ 1,343,735 (~US$ 43,365). All occasions had been on the CTP Membership.

The deep finishes didn’t finish there. Lee returned to the CTP Membership in mid-August to tackle the Poker King Cup Most important Occasion the place he made the ultimate desk for a ninth place run. In mid-September, he claimed his first money in Korea on the WPT Korea Most important Occasion ending third for almost US$ 41,000.

Additionally performing nicely was Taiwan’s Chi Ying Tsai who completed in eighth place. On the first HKPPA Taiwan Most important Occasion, Tsai ran his stack as much as third place.

Last 9 payouts

1st Kuang Lee (Taiwan) – NT$ 701,600 (deal made)
2nd Cheuk Fan Ng (Hong Kong) – NT$ 561,100 (deal made)
third Lok Tin Chan (Hong Kong) – NT$ 572,900 (deal made)
4th Shyh Chyn Lim (Malaysia) – NT$ 624,600 (deal made)
fifth Charles Wong (Hong Kong) – NT$ 244,700
sixth Yuen Ho Ching (Hong Kong) – NT$ 195,700
seventh Huang Wei (Taiwan) – NT$ 162,600
eighth Chi Ying Tsai (Taiwan) – NT$ 130,200
ninth Wai Shing Yip (Hong Kong) – NT$ 97,400

Notables within the cash

Different gamers reaching the cash had been Wayne Heung (10th place), Carlos Chang (15th) Alan King Lun Lau (21st), and Pete Chen (24th). 

Occasion #5: NT$ 50Okay Central Cup Excessive Curler Shot Clock – Carlos Chang – NT$ 647,600 (~US$ 20,974) 

39 heavy hitters took on the Central Cup Excessive Curler Shot Clock at NT$ 50,000 (~US$ 1,600) every for a prize pool of NT$ 1,702,300 (~US$ 55,132). Among the many sluggers was WSOP bracelet winner Daniel Tang. He went on to money in third place. Claiming the victory was Taiwan’s Carlos Chang to deliver residence NT$ 647,600 (~US$ 20,974).

This was Chang’s first win since 2017 nonetheless under no circumstances was it his largest. In actual fact, it was removed from his largest payday. This previous summer season in July, Chang completed 4th on the WSOP US$ 1500 The Nearer Occasion for six figures value US$ 189,584. His largest although was on the APT Macau Asian Sequence Most important Occasion in 2012 which he triumphed for HK$ 1,913,100 (~US$ 246,600).

1st Carlos Chang (Taiwan) – NT$ 647,600
2nd Chi Jen Chu (Taiwan) – NT$ 397,800
third Daniel Tang (Hong Kong) – NT$ 258,300
4th Park Yu Cheung “Sparrow” (Taiwan) – NT$ 176,700
fifth Martjin Gerrits (Netherlands) – NT$ 126,800
sixth Preston Lee (USA) – NT$ 195,100

Occasion #11: NT$ 100Okay Sparrow Invitational Shot Clock 8-max – Wayne Heung – NT$ 970,700 (~US$ 31,517)

The costliest occasion of the pageant was the NT$100,000 (~US$3,200) Sparrow Invitational Shot Clock 8-max. 22 sparked the motion to deliver a few prize pool of NT$ 1,984,600 (~US$ 64,400). Solely 4 acquired paid. Hong Kong’s Wayne Heung banked the highest prize value NT$ 970,700 (~US$ 31,500) for his victory. He out-performed his earlier fifth place end at this similar occasion again in April. This was the only largest payout of the pageant.

Wayne Heung – Picture HKPPA

2019 has seen Heung develop into one of many strongest contenders on the excessive rollers felt. In March, Heung received the WPT Vietnam Tremendous Excessive Curler for over US$ 86,000; in April, he positioned fifth on the APPT Incheon Korea Tremendous Excessive Curler and third on the APL Taiwan Excessive Curler to take residence a mixed US$ 50Okay. The next month, he received the APL Vietnam Excessive Curler for US$ 61,000. Thus far, Heung has three Excessive Curler titles earned.


1st Wayne Heung (Hong Kong) – NT$ 970,700
2nd Stephen Lai (Hong Kong) – NT$ 520,700
third Alan King Lun Lau (Hong Kong) – NT$ 302,600
4th Wong Ho Lengthy (Hong Kong) – NT$ 190,600

Edward Chun Ho Yam wins two occasions

At the moment main The Hendon Mob 2019 Most Cashes is Hong Kong’s personal Edward Chun Ho Yam. His latest runs earned him two victories, 1st at Occasion #1: NT$ 6K Mongkok Cup Heat Up for NT$ 121,700 (~US$ 3,900) and 1st at Occasion #9: NT$ 5K Final Knockout for NT$ 57,900 (~US$ 1,900). He almost received a 3rd at Occasion #6: NT$1K Wong Tai Sin Cup Flip Out occasion ending 2nd for NT$ 39,400 (~US$ 1,300). Together with his newest three cashes he’s now at 111, 73 of these picked up in Taiwan.

Different Occasions 

Occasion #2: No Restrict Maintain’em – Lautau Peak Cup

Purchase-in: NT$ 11,000 (~US$ 360)
Entries: 43
Prize pool: NT$ 417,100 (US$ 13,500)
ITM: 7 locations
Winner: Ko Ngai Ka (Hong Kong) – NT$ 143,300 (~US$ 4,600)

Occasion #3: No Restrict Maintain’em – Kwun Tong Cup

Purchase-in: NT$ 4,500 (~US$ 150)
Entries: 72
Prize pool: NT$ 279,300 (~US$ 9,000)
ITM: 11 locations
Winner: Chia Yun Wu (Taiwan) – NT$ 84,300 (~US$ 2,700)

Occasion #4: No Restrict Maintain’em – Lion Rock Cup

Purchase-in: NT$ 9,000 (~US$ 290)
Entries: 131
Prize pool: NT$ 1,029,200 (~US$ 33,300)
ITM: 17 locations
Winner: Chia Hsiang Ko (Taiwan) – NT$ 275,300 (~US$ 8,900)

Occasion #6: Wong Tai Sin Cup (Flip Out)

Purchase-in: NT$ 1,000 (~US$ 32)
Entries: 270
Prize pool: NT$ 233,800 (~US$ 7,700)
ITM: 27 locations
Winner: Ka Fai Wong (Hong Kong) – NT$ 56,000 (~US$ 1,800)

Occasion  #7: Pot Restrict Omaha Knockout

Purchase-in: NT$ 4,500 (~US$ 150)
Entries: 52
Prize pool: NT$ 201,760 (~US$ 6,500)
ITM: Eight locations
Winner: Seng Lei Tang (Hong Kong) – NT$ 30,600 (~US$ 990)

Occasion #8: No Restrict Maintain’em – Backyard Hill Cup

Purchase-in: NT$ 4,000 (~US$ 130)
Entries: 86
Prize pool: NT$ 300,300 (~US$ 9,700)
ITM: 13 locations
Winner: Chun Man Pang (Hong Kong) – NT$ 90,100 (~US$ 2,900)

Occasion #10: Pot Restrict Omaha

Purchase-in: NT$ 5,000 (~US$ 160)
Entries: 28
Prize pool: NT$ 122,200 (~US$ 3,400)
ITM: Four locations
Winner: Wai Shing Yip (Hong Kong) – NT$ 59,800 (~US$ 1,900)

Occasion #12: No Restrict Maintain’em – Leighton Hill Cup

Purchase-in: NT$ 4,000 (~US$ 130)
Entries: 58
Prize pool: NT$ 202,500 (~US$ 6,600)
ITM: Eight locations
Winner: Wing Fai Kwan (Hong Kong) – NT$ 63,500 (~US$ 2,000)

Occasion #13: No Restrict Maintain’em – BB KO

Purchase-in: NT$ 11,000 (~US$ 360)
Entries: 65
Prize pool: NT$ 630,500 (~US$ 20,470)
ITM: 9 locations
Winner: Chien Hui Chiang (Taiwan) – NT$ 12,500 (~US$ 3,600)

Occasion #14: Blended Omaha (4-card PLO, 5-card PLO)

Purchase-in: NT$ 5,500 (~US$ 180)
Entries: 45
Prize pool: NT$ 218,200 (~US$ 7,100)
ITM: 7 locations
Winner: Lloyd Fontillas (Philippines) – NT$ 74,900 (~US$ 2,400)

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