Poker Portal Asia

Asian Players Advance to Day 3 of 2011 PCA Main Event!

The 2011 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure at the Atlantis Resort in the BahamasThe 2011 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas

In a gigantic field of 1,560 runners, only 173 players managed to survive going into Day 3 of the 2011 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) Main Event at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas. And in this region, where there’s a mad search for the next Asian poker superstar, it’s considered big news when Asian players do well in major international events.

After Day 2 of the PCA Main Event, there are three Asians – Yves Sy from the Philippines, Masa Kagawa from Japan and Georges Yazbeck from Lebanon – left in contention for the much-coveted PCA title. The main event, with a buy-in of USD $10,300, will have a total of 232 players place in the money after the USD $15,132,000 prize pool was set. This means that Sy, Kagawa and Yazbeck will earn at least USD $17,500 for their efforts.

When Day 3 starts, Sy will have 314,000 chips good for 56th place overall, Kagawa with 247,000 at 80th and Yazbeck with 3,000 chips at 173rd.

Adam Geyer from the United States is the current chip leader with 909,000 followed by Ilan Rouah from France with 795,000 and Chris Oliver from the United States with 792,500. Harry Kaczka (USA), Chris Moneymaker (USA), Eric Buchman (USA), Oleg Perepletchikov (RUS), David Sands (USA), Josh Bergman (USA) and Bahbak Oboodi (USA) complete the top ten.

For a complete list of the latest chip counts and updates on the 2011 PCA, visit the official site of the 2011 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure.



Latest Featured Articles

APT Starts 2013 with APT Asian Series Cebu
After a historic year, the Asian Poker Tour (APT) looks to start off 2013 with the APT Asian Series Cebu. The eight-day event is scheduled from January 23rd to the 30th in ... Read More

Razavi 3rd at WPT China, Caps off Great Year
Another major tournament, another excellent finish from the Englishman. Sam Razavi, from the United Kingdom capped off 2012 with a 2nd runner-up finish at the inaugural World Poker Tour (WPT) China which ... Read More

APT India Ends APT Season with a Bang
The Asian Poker Tour (APT) season is about to close but with the APT India 2012 as its final event for the year, it feels like just a new beginning because of ... Read More

Ha Duong Wins APT Asian Series Cambodia
After 4 days of poker action, Vietnam's Ha Duong wins the first APT Asian Series Cambodia main event defeating Jan-Eric Schwippert of Germany. Read More

APT Asian Series Cambodia’s Final 8
The APT Asian Series Cambodia, the first major international event staged in Cambodia, has now reached its main event final table. Ha Doung from Vietnam, Day 2 chip leader, remained consistent and ... Read More

49 Players Reach Day 2 of APT Asian Series Cambodia
From a starting field of 122 players for APT’s inaugural main event in Cambodia, just 49 have won through to today’s Day 2 of the event. Read More

APT Asian Series Cambodia Gets Underway!
The first-ever Asian Poker Tour (APT) Asian Series Cambodia kicks off today at the Las Vegas Sun Hotel and Casino, Svay Rieng, Cambodia. Read More