Down to its final few events, the ongoing APT Southeast Asia 2017 has crowned many winners these past few days. APT had joined with the Poker King Club (PKC) at the Star Vegas Resort & Club, Cambodia to host a seven-day series that is set to end today. Indian player Dilip Menon shipped the NLHE side event for $3,750 after surviving a 30-player field.
The $330 No Limit Hold’em event drew a total of 30 competitors taking the total prize pool to $8,730 with $3,750 reserved for the champion. Overcoming the opposition was Indian player Dilip Menon who bested Taiwan’s Po Chun Wen in the heads-up tussle to take down the event.
The event saw the top four places cashing out and the first elimination was Canada`s Andy Asihward. Japan’s Kengo Ohashi was the next to go and set up the heads-up battle.
Menon went into the heads-up battle with a significant chip advantage and despite Wen staging a comeback, Menon kept the Taiwanese at bay to secure the title.
The final hand saw both players going all-in on the flop. Menon flashed a top pair tabling while Wen was after a flush with his . Menon sealed his first APT title pocketing $3,750 in prize money. He owes his success to playing card games in India.
Final Table Results (USD)
1. Dilip Menon - $3,750
2. Po Chun Wen - $2,350
3. Kengo Ohashi - $1,500
4. Andy Asihward - $1,130
The World Poker Tour India edition has successfully concluded and has been regarded by many as a trailblazing event for poker in India
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Fans of poker in India can rejoice in the fact that Team India is performing splendidly at the series.