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APPT9 Seoul Day 3: Victory for Mo

After only six hours of play here on Day 3 of the APPT9 Seoul Main Event, we've already reached the end. Two hours were cut short from yesterday's structure and today still ended earlier than expected. 13 started the day but after we reached the final table in only 40 minutes, the eliminations conti...more

by Brad Kain on April 12, 2015 3:17 AM

APPT9 Seoul Day 3: 2 more down, heads up set

We've lost one of our more notable players from this APPT9 Seoul final table. Team PokerStars Pro Celina Lin caught a bad beat from Poland's Daniel Demicki to finish in fourth place. It folded to Demicki in the small blind who moved all in with enough to cover Lin, and she made the call for her last...more

by Brad Kain on April 12, 2015 1:58 AM

APPT9 Seoul Day 3: Edging closer

Three more fall by the wayside. USA online cash game phenom Dong Kim came up short of the APPT9 Seoul Main Event today, finishing in seventh place for KRW25,240,000 ($23,750). After a raise from fellow countryman Jason Mo to 35,000, the action folded to Kim who moved all in for his remaining 256,000...more

by Brad Kain on April 12, 2015 12:06 AM

APPT9 Seoul Day 3: And then there were 7

An hour into this APPT final table brought the first elimination. It was Japan's Takuya Suzuki who hit the rail in ninth place, knocked out at the hands of our new chip leader Jason Mo. The action was opened by Mo with an under the gun raise to 28,000. Suzuki next to act moved all in for around 340,...more

by Brad Kain on April 11, 2015 10:36 PM

APPT9 Seoul Day 3: Final table time

Well we started today with 13 players and after only 40 minutes we've already reached the final table. The four eliminations happened in quick succession and now only nine remain in contention for the APPT9 Seoul Main Event title. The first elimination was administered almost as soon as players sat ...more

by Brad Kain on April 11, 2015 9:13 PM

APPT9 Seoul Day 3: Lucky thirteen

It has arrived. The final day of the APPT9 Seoul Main Event. With only 13 left in the running, we're four spots away from a final table, and 12 from another APPT title. Play kicks off at midday here as players chase the KRW165,590,200 ($151,384) first place prize. Leading the pack is USA's Jason Mo ...more

by Brad Kain on April 11, 2015 7:49 PM

APPT9 Seoul Day 2: Mo rises to the top

Another competitive day at the felt.At midday, 89 took their seats for Day 2 of the APPT9 Seoul Main Event.Now only 13 remain. After a late change of plans cut today two levels short, we finished up tonight just shy of the final table. Some who weren't so lucky included Indian Team PokerStars Pro Ad...more

by Brad Kain on April 11, 2015 8:02 AM

APPT9 Seoul Day 2: The bubble bursts

The bubble.One of the tensest times in any tournament. The moment players aim to hang on through another knockout and see a return on their investment and their hours at the table.For one though, it's always heartbreak, as they come up just shy of a payday and walk away with empty pockets. Tonight, ...more

by Brad Kain on April 11, 2015 6:25 AM

APPT9 Seoul Day 2: Good sport

While the debate over whether poker is a just a game or a sport often rears its head within the community, there is no debating it's competitive by nature. The APPT is in Seoul this week, a city that has historically hosted some of the biggest competitions in the world. The first one we're discussin...more

by Brad Kain on April 11, 2015 4:41 AM

APPT9 Seoul Day 2: Seoul mates

There are no friends at the poker table. Any elite player will tell you that no matter how close you are with someone, it's all business when the cards are dealt. Away from the felt though, the game can be the catalyst for great friendships. As is the story for Team PokerStars Pro Bryan Huang, and h...more

by Brad Kain on April 11, 2015 2:50 AM
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