APT Online: Pete Chen Wins Championships Event & Player Of The Series Title!

Breaking its previous record, the Asian Poker Tour (APT) Online Series 2nd Edition concluded on a successful note this past Sunday on Natural8. The 15-day long festival that promised $10 million ran from 14 June to 28 June. It was the richest and biggest APT online festival, paying out over 10 million dollars. It wrapped up with the $1 gtd Million APT Online Championships Event that was taken down by Natural8 Ambassador and Taiwanese Pro Pete Chen for a whopping $113,844 in prize money!

Championships Event $1 million GTD

Running from 25 to 28 June, the $800 buy-in Championships Event $1 million GTD pulled in 1,352 entries to collect a prize pool of $1.02 million. The final day saw 302 survivors battling for the title, with top 188 players of them sharing the prizepool. Coming out on top of the field was Taiwanese Pro Pete Chen aka ‘TurboPete’ who secured $113,844 for his victory after a three-way deal with ‘SpicyChknSangy’ (2nd -$139,015) and ‘Donsky10’ who ended up in third place for $107,449.

Final Table Payouts (USD)

  1. Pete ‘TurboPete’ Chen – $113,844.25*
  2. SpicyChknSangy – $139,015.79*
  3. Donsky10 – $107,449.10*
  4. AiDzZz – $ 60,740.27
  5. Chainsaw – $ 44,079.08
  6. BoldandBankrupt – $ 31,988.24
  7. LiteProfit – $ 23,213.79
  8. ToulliePuhao – $ 16,846.30
  9. miguelangelbostero64 – $ 12,225.39

Short Deck Championships $30K GTD

Asian pro Lester Edoc aka ‘mon$terDad’ emerged the winner in the Short Deck Championship on Natural8. The $400 buy-in event saw a total field of 143 entrants and top 20 finished in the money. Edoc claimed APT trophy and $11,089 joining ‘TurboPete’ joining elite list of players with two wins.

Final Table Payouts (USD)

  1. Lester Edoc ‘mon$terDad’ – $ 11,089
  2. BigBallsButcher – $ 8,451
  3. cnbmb – $ 6,441
  4. DEJSKRABER – $ 4,908
  5. propofol-san – $ 3,741
  6. Thai Ha – $ 2,851
  7. shorta222 – $ 2,172
  8. shella0703 – $ 1,656
  9. Paul Teoh ‘Dingzhu88’ – $ 1,262

Event 221: Progressive Bounty $50k GTD

The Progressive Bounty $50k GTD drew 279 runners for $210 buy-in to generate a prize pool of $55K that was shared by top 47 players. Taking home the lion’s chunk of prize pool was ‘McDavid97’ who banked $15,941 and $10,664 in bounties. He defeated ‘Winna118’ in heads-up who also claimed $10,464 bounties. India’s ‘sagarpupul’ finished 3rd for $4K and an extra $1,556 in bounties.

Final Table Payouts (USD)

  1. McDavid97 – $ 15,941 – inclusive of $ 10,664 bounties
  2. Winna118 – $ 14,333 – inclusive of $ 10,464 bounties
  3. sagarpupul – $ 4,391 – inclusive of $ 1,556 bounties
  4. Modalert200 – $ 4,178 – inlcusive of $ 2,100 bounties
  5. wwwww87 – $ 4,579 – inclusive of $ 3,056 bounties
  6. BIG CHI – $ 2,429 – inclusive of $ 1,312 bounties
  7. Happydris – $ 5,210 – inclusive of $ 4,392 bounties
  8. propofol-san – $ 1,050 – inclusive of $ 450 bounties
  9. LeoJose – $ 3,946 – inclusive of $ 3,506 bounties

Event 224: High Roller $75K GTD

Sporting a buy-in of $1,000, this event drew a total of 118 entries to create $112,100 in prize pool. Only the top 17 players shared the prizepool. Powering through the field to grab the largest chunk was ‘BoomShakaLaka’ who earned $24,447 in top prize after outlasting ‘escobarr’ in heads-up.

Final Table Payouts (USD)

  1. B00mShakaLaka – $ 24,447
  2. escobarry – $ 18,597
  3. HansNeverLose – $ 14,146
  4. Beishadezhu2 – $ 10,761
  5. DanBiz – $ 8,185.86
  6. RockyRagoo – $ 6,226
  7. lechayim – $ 4,736
  8. nonki – $ 3,603
  9. TonisTT – $ 2,740

APT Player of the Series

APT also awarded Player of the Series title. Top 10 players were awarded, with APT Championships Event winner Pete Chen “TurboPete” dominating the race to win the title. He will receive an APT Finale Championship Event ticket, exclusive watch, and the APT Player of the Series Ring.

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