Shoichiro Tamak, who is from Japan, walked off with the winners title at the APT Main Event held in South Korea, according to poker news. His prize-winning amount was to the tune of $206,030. The event was held in Incheon.
Right from the commencement of the game, he had the largest number of chips, and he never seemed to falter during the entire game that was played out. The APT Main Event was played out at the extravagant Paradise City Casino and had a total of 930 players taking part to try their hand at the ultimate winning amount.
The prize pool consisted of a total of $ 1,419,183.92. On the fourth day of the tournament, there were only sixteen players still part of the game. The rest had all made their exit. All of the sixteen remaining players had an assurance of $11,628. The final win for Tamaki took place after navigating a three-way deal with Tsz To Wan of China. There was also Napat Chokejindaachai of Thailand.
The game carried on with Napat having to leave his seat and carried with him the amount of $168,871, getting the third position. Now, it was the final round between Wan and Tamaki, with Wan securing more chips. Following 29 deals, it was Tamaki who was crowned the ultimate winner with the winning amount of $206,030. In second place came Wan, which saw him walking off with a winning amount of $160,512. Incidentally, Wan had entered the tournament via a free online seat.