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APT Vietnam Hanoi 2022: Vietnam’s Huu Dung Nguyen Bags the Chip Lead on Day 1A of Main Event, Zarvan Tumboli Among the 30 Survivors Advancing

APT Vietnam Hanoi 2022: - Huu Dung Nguyen and Zarvan Tumboli
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  • Namita Ghosh June 10, 2022
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The series showstopper at the inaugural Asian Poker Tour (APT) Vietnam Hanoi Loyal, the VND 5 Billion GTD (~$215,630) Main Event, took flight on Thursday. The first of three starting flights of the Main Event logged in 73 entries, and only 30 players advanced through to Day 2, with the 2017 APT Philippines Championships Event winner, Vietnam’s Huu Dung Nguyen (152,900 – 191 BBs), bagging the chip lead. Chien Than (106,800) and Tran Huy Hoang (99,500) carried the other top stacks from the flight.

Also part of the field was Team India’s Zarvan Tumboli. Fresh off a resounding victory in the WPT Prime Vietnam Main Event, Tumboli is among the Indian pros attending the series. He has made it to Day 2 with a stack of 29,700 and ranks 26th in chips among the 30 survivors.

Zarvan Tumboli
Zarvan Tumboli

 

We expect more Indians to join the Main Event in the remaining two flights.

Team India is already off to a strong start to the series with Vaibhav Sharma and Jasven Saigal making a deep run in the Mystery Bounty Opener.

Other notable players who bagged stacks from the flight were Singapore’s Norbert Koh (83,300), Terry Nguyen (58,000), Dang Van Hien (39,100), Robert Kiss (12,800), and Vu Duc Trung (9,900).

Day 1B will run from noon (local time) on Friday, June 10, followed by Day 1C at the same time on Saturday, June 11. Day 2 of the event is slated to start at noon (local time) on June 12.

Huu Dung Nguyen
Huu Dung Nguyen

 

Top 10 Chip Counts at the End of Day 1A

1. Huu Dung Nguyen – 152,900

2. Chien Than – 106,800

3. Tran Huy Hoang – 99,500

4. Ha Van Thien – 98,600

5. Makato Fujita – 91,300

6. Keigo Fujimoto – 88,700

7. Nguyen Van Trung – 87,700

8. Norbert Koh – 83,300

9. Quang Vu – 83,200

10. Le Minh Phuc – 78,600

 

Content & Images Courtesy: Asian Poker Tour

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