Currently, the Asian Poker Tour(APT) is hosting the APT Vietnam Kickoff 2019 series in the Pro Poker Club in Ho Chi Minh City. It began on 9th January and will run till 20th January,2019. The first event of the series, Event 1: Monster Stack 1. The tourney had a buy-in of VND 11 million and attracted a total of 174 entries. Among them, only 54 of them progressed to play in Day 2. Tran Kim Dong, local pro was leading in chip counts with a stack of 390,000. Ultimately, he finished 13th for VND 27,731,000.
The event was taken down by APT regular, Michael Kim Falcon who bagged the top prize of VND 383,346,000. He took the top place in the APT Player of the Series race too.
Four Indians namely Vishal Tajpuria, Shravan Chhabria, Meherzad Munsaf and Aditya Sushant made it to the final day. Sushant started off with a very workable 150,000 stack coming into the final day, but unfortunately missed the money line. Tajpuria came 15th and took home VND 23,109,000. Chhabria ranked 17th for VND 13,373,000. While Munsaf came back with 100,000 in chips and did slightly better in a min-cash at 29th place worth VND 13,373,000.
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