Bryan Huang Wins WPT Korea High Roller for $48,719

Bryan Huang Wins WPT Korea High Roller for $48,719The WPT Korea got underway at the Paradise Grand Casino on Jeju Island situated off the southern coast of the Korean Peninsula this week, with a number of events featured at the series. One of then was the WPT Korea High Roller, which cost KRW 6 million ($5,247) to enter, and subsequently attracted 25 entries for a KRW 138.225 million ($121,798) prize pool.
Diwei “Bryan” Huang started Day 2 of the WPT Korea High Roller in position out of the 11 players remaining, but by the end of the day, he then managed to triumph over his competitors to claim a first place prize worth KRW 55.29 million ($48,719), after which he tweeted:
“Came to Korea for work and party but ended up winning @wpt + @pokerkingclub Korea HR event! Yay!”
At the end of last year, Bryan Huang parted ways with team PokerStars, with the pro still chasing his first major tournament title, a feat which he has now managed to accomplish with his WPT victory in Korea. He also pushes his live career earnings to $1,241,320, to go with the $361,823 he has won online playing under the screen name BryanHuang, with all of his online winnings won at PokerStars. In addition, Bryan Huang further consolidates his position as Singapore’s all-time money winner, placing him even further ahead of Singapore’s second biggest winner, Pang Leng Joshua Ang on $538,318, followed by Alex Xiang Wei Lee ($475,321), Wayne Yap ($434,707), Feng Zhao ($362,549), and Chris Yeow Chung Chong ($298,032).
Final Table Results (US$):
1: Diwei Huang $48,719
2: Benjamin Wu $30,453
3: Zhong Wang $19,491
4: Yet Cheng $13,394
5: Pete Chen $9,741
In the meantime, the WPT Korea Main Event got underway on September 26th with the showcase tournament reaching its conclusion on the 30th. Bryan Huang also entered the KRW 1.5 million ($1,300) event, and appears to be charting a steady course once more, this time managing to advance to the competition’s Day 2, along with a number of other notable pros, including Tsun Ming Chan, Kazuki Ikeuchi, Pete Chen, and Juicy Li.

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