APPT Seoul Main Event: Holbrook leads as 24 remain, Money bubble bursts

pokerstars_appt_seoulJeffrey Holbrook leads the pack of 24 players in the money of the Main Event of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour(APPT) Seoul as the tournament enters its penultimate stages. With 579,000 chips in his kitty, Holbrook has the lead but is followed by Sam Cohen with around 450,000 chips.

While 47 players had entered Day 2 from the starting 256 runners, it was a lazy start and players hit the rail at an extremely slow space. Till the start of Level 14 when almost half of the days play was done, 42 still remained in the foray. As the day went on, eliminations sped up and as level 15 started 5 had already been sent home. Action starting heating up more as the final break of the day ended and the money bubble burst during the ending minutes of Day 2.  Sid Kim was the bubble boy and the remaining 28 were guaranteed a money finish of  

 Raiden Kan who led the at the start of the Day 2 has a mediocre day but has  managed to cling on and make it to day 3. Other notable poker players ITM are Tsun Ming Chang (165,000), Kelvin John Beattie(120,000) and An Tai Young (99,000). Others who exit too close for comfort include Naoya kihara, Hao Chen and Sam Razavi.

Play will begin tomorrow at noon local time and will now play down to a champion of the APPT Seoul is crowned.