Albert Paik (pictured) from the United States won the inaugural Asian Poker Tour (APT) Korea Incheon 2017 tournament, after eliminating five players among the final eight.
He was awarded the KRW44.86 million (US$39,400) first-place purse, the APT Championship trophy, and an APT Championship Ring.
The main event had a total of 185 entries, with each player contributing a KRW1.1-million entry fee, for what the organisers said was a net prize pool of KRW179.45 million. The APT Korea Incheon was held in Paradise City casino resort.
Paradise City, a US$1.1-billion resort project run by Paradise Co Ltd, has a foreigner-only casino, and had its first-phase opening in April.
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