Sumit Sapra Finishes 16th In The PokerStars LIVE Asia Jeju Red Dragon 2018 Megastack Event

Sumit Sapra PokerStars LIVE Jeju Red Dragon 2018

PokerStars LIVE Jeju Red Dragon 2018 features 20 events taking place from 30th November - 9th December with a colossal ₩2.6 Billion (~US$2.3 Million) in guaranteed prizes. Since its inception in 2008, the tournament series has grown leaps and bounds to see 1,308 players and over HK$17 Million (US$2.1 Million) last year. The highlight tournament, the Red Dragon event starts today and runs till December 9 with a ₩1 Billion(~US$890,000) guaranteed prize pool.

Following are the guaranteed events of PokerStars LIVE Jeju Red Dragon 2018:

  • Super High Roller – November 30 to December 2 – ₩1 Billion guaranteed
  • Baby Dragon – December 1 – ₩100 Million guaranteed
  • NLH – December 2 to 8 – ₩200 Million guaranteed
  • High Roller – December 3 to 4 – ₩300 Million guaranteed
  • Red Dragon – December 5 to 9 – ₩1 Billion guaranteed

Yesterday was an important day at Asia Jeju Red Dragon with three huge events coming to a close. They were the ₩12 Million High Roller event, the ₩2.2Million NLH event and the ₩800K Megastack event.

China's Yin Gui Li shipped the ₩12M High Roller event which saw a field of 95 entries yielding a guaranteed prize pool of ₩1,073,500,000. This was Li's maiden PokerStars LIVE title and also his highest career cash for ₩285,010,000 (INR 1,81,61,264). India’s Kalyan Chakravarthy was running strong and made it to Day 2 but unfortunately had to crash out of the tournament without getting into the money.

China’s Jian Biao Zhong won the ₩2.2 Million NLH event out of a field of 151 entries for a mammoth ₩70,410,000 (INR 44,86,630). He overpowered China's Xin Jin in heads-up who won ₩57,950,000 for the runner-up position.

The ₩800K Megastack event:

The ₩800K Megastack event was a two-day event which saw 227 entries which upped the guaranteed prize pool to ₩158,900,000. There were 4 Indian players in the fray; Adda52 Team pro Kunal Patni, Sumit Sapra, Abhinav Iyer and Zarvan Tumboli. Only Sapra was able to make it to Day 2 where the field was reduced to 40 players.

Sumit Sapra won the PSPC Platinum Pass this year in the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Korea. He also had a 2nd place finish in the Welcome Event at WPT Vietnam for INR 5 Lakh and a 3rd place finish in the High Roller at APL Vietnam for INR 26 Lakh. In the ₩800K Megastack event, Sapra had to settle for 16th place earning ₩1,985,000 (INR 1,25,551).

In the end, it was Bin Sun who beat Junhao Hong in heads-up to win a massive ₩28,000,000 (INR 17.8 Lakh). Here's the official final table result of the ₩800K Megastack event:

PositionNamePrize (in KRW)
1Bin Sun₩28,000,000
2Junhao Hong₩36,350,000
3Li Jiang Liu₩16,365,000
4Lei Chen₩12,710,000
5Zhihui Guo₩10,330,000
6Liu Feng₩8,345,000
78Kok Wai Sim₩6,755,000
9Jia Tang₩5,165,000
10Zhe Li₩3,975,000

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