2014 Asia Championship of Poker(ACOP) came to end yesterday, 9th November with the German player, Fabian Quoss winning the last spadie in MBP High Roller event for HK$ 5,271,000. The 17-days poker tournament saw players coming in from every nook and corner of the world to win the 14 spadies lined up at “PokerStars LIVE Macau” poker room.
The tournament was a true test of endurance for the players as many events stretched past the wee hours to early morning for the heads-up battles. Stephen O’Dwyer drew HK$14,050,000, the biggest prize money of the tournament in Event 8: MBP Super High Roller. However, Gabriel Le Jossec winning the Main Event title by stopping Sunny Jung to win it back-to-back in the 5-day marathon game became the highlight of the tournament.
Team India had a grand outing in the city of dreams this season staring with the inaugural event spadie clinched by Kunal Patni for HK$ 176,000. Adding to the celebrations, Anju Abrol triumphed the 2nd event: Deepstack Championship for HK$401,400 making a record of being only the second female poker player to win an ACOP Spadie. Anju, further contested for the Ladies Asia Chmapionship title but unfortunately fall in the 4th spot bagging HK$25,200. Kunal Patni had a dream run in this tournament with a winning total of HK$307,400 across 3 events. Mrs India 2013 – Shilpa Bhagat also joined the party cashing in HK$ 38,300 in the Event 6: 2m GTD Spadie. Other major cash-wins by team India includes HK$77,200 by Aditya Subramanian Sushant in Event 9: ACOP Warm-up and HK$94,900 by Haresh Rajkumar Kukreja in Event 13: $15,000 NLH.
Here is a list of all winners across the tournament:
|Event||Winner||Prize (in HK$)|
|1: Rebuy Championship||Kunal Patni||176,000|
|2: Deepstack Championship||Anju Abrol||401,400|
|3: 6-Max Championship||Jose Alberto||252,600|
|4: PLO Championship||Klaus Pautrot||279,300|
|5: KO Big Bounty||Orjan Skommo||273,300|
|6: 2m GTD Spadie||Chris Yeow Chung Chong||732,400|
|7: Ladies Asia Championship||Kamonchanok Tammchaiyangkoon||83,400|
|8: MBP Super High Roller||Stephen O’Dwyer||14,050,000|
|9: ACOP Warm-up||Wai Tung Lo||1,197,350|
|10: Main Event||Gabriel Le Jossec||6,300,000|
|11: Turbo Championship||Dmitry Ivanov||332,300|
|12: $8,800 NLH||Scott Davies||363,460|
|13: $15,000 NLH||Sparrow Cheung||474,700|
|14: MBP High Roller||Fabian Quoss||5,271,000|
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