No Limit Hold'em Red Dragon Results & Report
Macau Poker Cup
|No Limit Hold'em Red Dragon|
Grand Lisboa Casino|
Grand Lisboa, Avenida de Lisboa, No. 2-4
Macau, MO Full Schedule
Singaporean Slays Red Dragon
Patrick Lee wins the Red Dragon main event at record breaking Macau Poker Cup MACAU, CHINA, August 14, 2011 – PokerStars...
Profile: Patrick Kar Keng Lee
Date: August 11, 2011
Buy-In: $ HKD10,101 + $ HKD899
Prizepool: $ HKD4,780,000
Game Type: No Limit Hold'em
|1||Hong Kong||Patrick Kar Keng Lee||$ HKD1,039,700|
|2||Japan||Tetsuya Tsuchikawa||$ HKD717,000|
|3||China||Xiaobo Zhou||$ HKD425,400|
|4||Malaysia||Jun Wah Yap||$ HKD329,800|
|5||Germany||Chen Lu||$ HKD251,000|
|6||USA||Daniel Tarnopol||$ HKD203,200|
|7||China||Jun Chen||$ HKD160,100|
|8||Poland||Pawel Chmiel||$ HKD119,500|
|9||USA||Wenlong Jin||$ HKD95,800|
|10||Hong Kong||Andrew Kai Wing Chung||$ HKD79,000|
|11||USA||Yang Zhang||$ HKD64,500|
|12||Malaysia||Jian Yu Chen||$ HKD64,500|
|13||China||Zuo Wang||$ HKD64,500|
|14||Japan||Osamu Kishimoto||$ HKD52,600|
|15||USA||Tommy Kai Wong||$ HKD52,600|
|16||Malaysia||Hossein Shabannezhad||$ HKD52,600|
|17||Makoto Chikusa||$ HKD40,600|
|18||China||Jishui Hao||$ HKD40,600|
|19||Thailand||Konstantin Pogodin||$ HKD40,600|
|20||Malaysia||Aaron Rong Abel Ker Chew||$ HKD40,600|
|21||David Kai-kwong Man||$ HKD28,700|
|22||Singapore||Alex Er||$ HKD28,700|
|23||USA||Kevin Petersen||$ HKD28,700|
|24||Dai Wei Yein||$ HKD28,700|
|25||Makoto Horikawa||$ HKD28,700|
|26||Denmark||Per Ulrik Andersen||$ HKD23,900|
|27||China||Zhengwei Ni||$ HKD23,900|
|28||China||Jian Yang||$ HKD23,900|
|29||Takahiro Abe||$ HKD23,900|
|30||Fong Jhan Lin||$ HKD23,900|
|31||Andrej Senic||$ HKD23,900|
|32||Say Khoon Qwah||$ HKD23,900|
|33||Lien Cheng||$ HKD23,900|
|34||Australia||Michael Mariakis||$ HKD23,900|
|35||Australia||Milan Gurung||$ HKD23,900|
|36||Australia||Tommi Han||$ HKD21,500|
|37||Kenichi Otani||$ HKD21,500|
|38||Lawrence Boon Peng Ee||$ HKD21,500|
|39||Ling Kay Yip||$ HKD21,500|
|40||Chee Keong Yong||$ HKD21,500|
|41||Will Kuok Wai Cheong||$ HKD21,500|
|42||China||Chung Chieh Kang||$ HKD21,500|
|43||Seyedmohammadmehdi Hashemimirkolaee||$ HKD21,500|
|44||China||Yiu Wah Kwok||$ HKD21,500|
|45||Japan||Nobuhiro Yabuuchi||$ HKD21,500|
|46||Singapore||Yeow Chung Chong||$ HKD19,100|
|47||Japan||Manami Hayamizu||$ HKD19,100|
|48||Ryo Naito||$ HKD19,100|
|49||Kozo Isono||$ HKD19,100|
|50||Japan||Susumo Toge||$ HKD19,100|
|51||UK||Shinichi Mayuzumi||$ HKD19,100|
|52||Hong Kong||Anson Gong Wah Wong||$ HKD19,100|
|53||Philippines||Jason Gemanil||$ HKD19,100|
|54||Hong Kong||Wing Cheong Chong||$ HKD19,100|
|55||Korea||Yongseok Choi||$ HKD19,100|
|56||Hong Kong||Charles Wong||$ HKD19,100|
|57||Taiwan||Carlos Chang||$ HKD19,100|
|58||Ping Chang Yung||$ HKD19,100|
Singaporean Slays Red DragonPatrick Lee wins the Red Dragon main event at record breaking Macau Poker Cup
MACAU, CHINA, August 14, 2011 – PokerStars Macau at Casino Grand Lisboa was once again the site of another record breaking Macau Poker Cup: Red Dragon which took place from August 6-14.
The 9-day poker celebration had a total of 1,652 players and awarded HKD $9,553,323 (USD $1,225,000) in prize money which are both records.
"It's an amazing way to finish the Macau Poker Cup: Red Dragon series in 2011." said Danny McDonagh, PokerStars Director of Live Operation for Asia-Pacific. "I'm really looking forward to October's MPC: Championship. Already having 4 record breaking events this year leaves me very optimistic about doing the same for the final two majors."
478 players from 39 different countries competed in the second biggest Red Dragon main event ever. The top 58 runners would win a piece of the guarantee-smashing HKD $4,780,000 (USD $612,800) prize pool.
PokerStars Macau Qualifier Patrick Lee became the first player from Singapore to win the legendary MPC main event. The 27-year old won the HKD $1,039,700 (USD $134,155) grand prize after 3 grueling days of play.
"It feels good." said the 27-year old aspiring poker pro. "I have played a few live events here at PokerStars Macau but this is my first final table. I haven't thought about the money. I'm just excited about the win and will be attending future events for sure!"
Asia's biggest poker room was packed with tournament finales as 3 side event titles were also decided on Sunday.
Hong Kong's Michael Yeh won Event 7: $6,000 NLH taking home the lion's share of the HKD $844,668 prize pool.
19 of the event-record 158 runners returned for Day 2 of Event 7 including Team PokerStars Pro Celina Lin. Cashing in her second numbered event of the week, the Shanghai-born Lin had a short day and lost a coin flip exiting in 16th place. Australian Bruce Nguyen made his third final table in 7 days but had to settle for the HKD $46,500 6th-place money. Eventually heads up play would become an all-Hong Kong dual between Yeh and Paul Cheng.
In the final hand, Yeh moved all-in with KJ and was called by Cheng's A9. The board flopped K-Q-8 to give the finance manager the top-pair lead and another Eight and King gave Yeh a full house for good measure. The 32-year old Yeh won HKD $160,000 for his first title in two final table appearances this year.
China Ready to Slay Red DragonBeijing's Xiaobo Zhou leads remaining 26-player field heading into Sunday final
MACAU, CHINA, August 13, 2011 – 26 men -- including 10 PokerStars players -- remain in the Macau Poker Cup: Red Dragon main event as we enter the Day 3 final on Sunday.
Leading the way is PokerStars Macau Qualifier Xiaobo Zhou from China who has 844,000 chips with fellow country-men Yang Zhang (605,000) and Chen Lu (520,000) rounding out the Big Three stacks.
China, Hong Kong and Chinese Taipei have been in a 3-way tie for most Red Dragon titles since March 2010 -- they have 3 each -- but that may very well change with 8 of the 13 biggest stacks coming from the Mainland.
The second biggest Red Dragon in history began last Thursday with 478 entries and the top 58 players will be in the money for their share of the guarantee-crushing HKD $4,780,000 prize pool with a grand prize of HKD $1,039,700.
When play resumes in PokerStars Macau at Casino Grand Lisboa, there will plenty of competitors looking to break the Chinese-dominated play thus far. That includes Hong Kong's David Man (406,000), Thailand's Daniel Tarnopol (381,000), Malaysian Jun Wah Yap (258,000), and Japan's Kishimoto Osamu (215,000)
B Goes to Ee at Red DragonLawrence Ee is overall chip leader entering Day 2 of the Macau Poker Cup main event
MACAU, CHINA, August 12, 2011 – PokerStars Macau at Casino Grand Lisboa had 290 runners enter Asia's biggest poker room for Day 1B of the Macau Poker Cup: Red Dragon main event which runs from August 11-14.
With 188 players from Thursday's Day 1A, that brings the total count to 478 players -- representing the second biggest Red Dragon in history -- for Asia's premiere poker series.
The top 58 players will make the money for their share of the guarantee-crushing HKD $4,780,000 prize pool with a grand prize of HKD $1,039,700.
Only 2 players ended Day 1A with over 100k in chips -- China's Chao Li (115,000) and Jun Chen (110,700) -- but Friday night's suriviving 98 players had plenty of big stacks with Singaporean Lawrence Ee (135,100) taking over the tournament chip lead. Japan's Osamu Kishimoto (121,900), Japan's PokerStars sponsored player Kozo Isono (119,200), American Charles Wong (100,400), and Malaysian PokerStars player Aaron Rong (100,200) round out the Day 1B Top Five.
54 PokerStars players are amongst the 160 runners who will take their seats in the Day 2 field. Other familiar names include Team PokerStars Pro Raymond Wu (32,800); PokerStars sponsored players Neil Arce (16,500), Yabuuchi Nobuhiro (73,300), and Kenny Shih (35,100) who has recently returned from an impressive 18th place finish in the WSOP Main Event.
Notables that were eliminated from Day 1B include Team PokerStars Pros Celina Lin and defending Asia Player of the Year (APOY) Bryan Huang; top ranked Hung-Sheng "Shaq" Lin, PokerStars sponsored player Mark Benasa (No. 3) and Charles Lam (No. 7); plus, David Steike and Macau Poker Cup Championship winners Devan Tang (2009) and Julian Hasse (2010).
End of Day 1B Players and Chip Counts
Chao Li Leads Day 1A of Red DragonMACAU, CHINA, August 11, 2011 – PokerStars Macau at Casino Grand Lisboa began the main event's Day 1A of the Macau Poker Cup: Red Dragon which takes place from August 11-14.
The first of two opening flights brought 188 hopefuls for the HKD $3,000,000 guaranteed event and Asia's premiere poker series is well on pace to succeed the 478-player average from the previous two Red Dragon events this year.
Leading the surviving 62 players at the end of Day 1A is China's Chao Li with 115,500 chips. Jun Chen (110,700) and Korean Gab Yong Kim (91,500) are the only other players with a stack greater than 90k.
Other notables advancing to Day 2 include Team PokerStars Pro Raymond Wu (32,800), PokerStars sponsored player Yabuuchi Nobuhiro, and PokerStars Qualifier Michael Mariakis (81,600)
Team PokerStars Pro Vivian Im was in Thursday's field but she hit the rails alongside Hung-Chang Lin, Victor Chen, and 2009 Asia Player of the Year (APOY) Kitty Kuo.
End of Day 1A Players and Chip Counts
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