2018 Poker King Cup Macau- Success Stories At The SHR And The Main Event

//2018 Poker King Cup Macau- Success Stories At The SHR And The Main Event

2018 Poker King Cup Macau- Success Stories At The SHR And The Main Event

Yes, Macau is in news again and this time it is for the 2018 Poker King Cup. The HK$200,000 Super High Roller held over a period of two days there found its winner in China’s Kui Song Wu. He defeated James Chen to lift the trophy and the prize money of HK$1,720,000.

The Super Poker King Cup!

The plush card-rooms of the Venetian Macao welcomed 21 entries for the SHR resulting in a massive prize pool of HK$3,910,000. Noted poker players including Michael Addamo, Takashi Ogura and Mikita Badziakouski also played their part in the action-packed High Roller tournament.

Day 1 began with 16 entries where Jacob Rasmussen, Gui Fei Zhang, James Chen and Duan Chao played but, not long enough to advance to Day 2. Chen, however, re-registered for Day 2. After six eliminations, 11 players proceeded to play Day 2 and Chen was one of them.

Final Table Chip Counts

  1. Ye Wang – 878,000
  2. James Chen – 876,000
  3. Takashi Ogura – 800,000
  4. Kui Song Wu – 748,000
  5. Shan Huang – 636,000
  6. Mikita Badziakouski – 505,000
  7. Phanlert Sukonthachartnant – 282,000
  8. Michael Addamo – 270,000
  9. Phachara Wongwichit – 255,000

Chen and Song Wu started with an advantageous lead against Chen in the heads-up round. It was just a matter of few hands before Wu won it without much fuss. After Wu raised from the button, Chen called and the flop ran 4-6-4. Wu bet again and Chen check-raised all-in. In answer to this, Wu snap-called holding his ace-king. Chen held queen-6. The turn brought 10 but nothing happened. It was the king on the river that declared Wu as the winner of the SHR tournament.

Final Table Results (HKD)

  1. Kui Song Wu – HK$1,720,000
  2. James Chen – HK$1,017,000
  3. Ye Wang – HK$704,000
  4. Michael Addamo – HK$469,000

The Inevitable Main Event

Another Poker King Cup event that drew an enormous crowd at Venetian Macao was the coveted Main Event that featured a hefty buy-in of HK$16,500. A total of 518 entries registered for the event through three starting flights generating a mind-blowing prize pool of HK$7,536,900. The enormous pot was shared by 63 players but it was Wei Ran Pu who got the lion’s share, thanks to his title shot at HK$1,464,000.

Final Table Chip Counts

  1. Li Yu – 3,445,000
  2. Yang Wang – 3,340,000
  3. Wei Ran Pu – 2,415,000
  4. Jun Fang – 2,170,000
  5. Jian Dong Yu – 2,080,000
  6. Cang Sheng Ni – 710,000
  7. Liang Song – 740,000
  8. Qi Cheng Du – 605,000

ME Final Table

The final table kicked-off with eight players in contention. Qi Cheng Du and Cang Sheng Ni were the first to crash out respectively. Liang Song couldn’t go further with his ace-5 against Li Yu’s pocket aces and left at the sixth place. Jun Fang finished fifth after his ace-king were of no match to Pu’s pocket jacks. Yu, who had entered the table with the biggest stack, also bid adieu at fourth place. After Yang Wang was sent to rail at the third place, Pu and Yu played ten hands between them. Pu won seven of those ten hands and rightfully won the top prize at the final table.

Final Table Results (HKD)

  1. Wei Ran Pu – HK$1,464,000
  2. Jian Dong Yu – HK$1,026,500
  3. Yang Wang – HK$660,200
  4. Li Yu – HK$488,400
  5. Jun Fang – HK$366,300
  6. Liang Song – HK$46,848
  7. Cang Sheng Ni – HK$244,900
  8. Qi Cheng Du – HK$195,200

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