Carlos Chang wins APT Macau
Wednesday, 1 August 2012
Macau is best known for its stratospheric cash games but it was tournament action that has dominated proceedings in the Asian territory these past few days.
Carlos Chang was the big winner, taking down the Main Event of the Asian Poker Tour Macau. Chang walked away with a first prize of HKD$1,913,100 (around £157k) after outlasting a field of 268 runners.
There were strong performances from the UK contingent too with BlackBeltPoker.com's Sam Razavi finishing in ninth for HKD$110,600 (£9,118) and 2012 WSOP $1.5k NLHE fourth place finisher Tom Alner taking HKD$299,000 (£24,651) for fifth.
1 Carlos Chang Taiwan HKD 1,913,100
2 Winfred Yu Canada HKD 1,016,400
3 Richard Yueqi Zhu China HKD 478,300
4 Aaron Lim Australia HKD 358,700
5 Tom Alner England HKD 299,000
6 Zhang Ai Min China HKD 239,200
7 Yue Qing Zhou Singapore HKD 179,400
8 Yi-Po Lee Taiwan HKD 122,600
9 Samad Razavi England HKD 110,600