APT Vietnam 2022 Main Event: Munot & Parthasarathi Among Final 8 Led By Pham Tien Dung

Following five days of APT Vietnam 2022 Main Event action that kicked off on June 19  at the Grand Loyal Poker Club, it is finally down to the 8 players led by Vietnam’s Pham Tien Dung (3,065,000 – 76 BB stack). He was the only player to cross the 3M mark and he hit the mark after cleaning out Dang Dinh Tung aka Tung Red in 10th place. He is running red hot and has already won his first ever APT title with his Super High Rollers win. He will put his best foot forward to continue his momentum. 

  • Buy in: VN₫ 22,000,000 ($ 949)
  • Guarantee: VN₫ 5,000,000,000 ($ 215,685)
  • Entries: 471
  • Prize pool: VN₫ 9,137,400,000 ($ 394,159)
  • Places Paid: 48 places

The big news for the Indian poker community is that there are two Indians in contention among the final eight players, namely Shardul Parthasarathi and Ashish Munot. Both players have 1,400,000 chips to fight for the top spot. Of the two, Munot is the former WPT India Main Event champion and has APT cashes to his name. Parthasarathi is relatively a newcomer to APT but will be giving his best to make his mark when he returns for the fourth and final day of the mega main event today.


The ongoing Main Event attracted 471 entries and  created a prize pool of VN₫ 9,137,400,000 ($394,159). 40 players have already made money with the biggest portions to be awarded today.  The inaugural APT Vietnam Hanoi Main Event champion will pocket the massive VN₫ 1,929,250,000 ($ 83,220) first prize. The winner will also receive the APT Main Event Trophy and APT Championship Ring. Cards will go in the at 130pm and you can watch it live via APT YouTube and APT Twitch.

A Look At Final 8 Chip Counts

  1. Pham Tien Dung – Vietnam – 3,065,000
  2. Nguyen Van Trung – Vietnam – 2,125,000
  3. Ngoc Anh Cao – Vietnam – 1,780,000
  4. Shardul Parthasarathi – India – 1,400,000
  5. Ashish Munot – India -1,400,000
  6. Feng Yu – China – 1,400,000
  7. Terry Nguyen – Vietnam- 355,000
  8. Pham Van Tien – Vietnam – 250,000

Team India At APT Hanoi Vietnam 2022 Main Event So Far!

Day 2 had 8 Indians, namely Zarvan Tumboli (29,700), Alok Birewar (65,800), Chirag Sodha (113,500), Ankit Jajodia (110,100), Shardul Parthasarthi (30,300 chips), Vaibhav Sharma (70,500), Sumit Sapra (43,400), &  Jasven Saigal (32,400). However, only four Indians could make it to Day 3 among the 56 players and they included Munot, Parthasarathi, Sharma and Jajodia. Of the four Indians, Munot and Parthasarathi reached the FT with 1,400,000 chips and will return today to fight out for the top spot.

Two Indians to fall out on Day 3 of the event were Ankit Jajodia and Vaibhav Sharma. The former had the ninth highest stack of 318,500 and finished 42nd for VND 46,740,000. Unfortunately for Sharma who had the eighth highest stack of 341,500 chips, he bubbled the event busting in 49th place. So only Indians Munot & Parthasarathi in contention now and we wish them all the best!!

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