APT Champs on Third Day
The 3rd day of the APT Asian Poker Series Manila 2015 at the Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, Philippines produced 3 more APT champs led by Norway’s Markus Garberg, who won the High Rollers event and ended up being the most significant winner up until now in the poker celebrations today.
2 other players, Ferlyn Cabaling of the Philippines and Azusa Maeda of Japan won the Ladies of Poker and NLH Multi Re-Buy + 1 Add-On events, respectively.
Garberg’s effort corresponded throughout the 2 days of play in the high-stakes game, which drew 45 entries for an overall prize pool of PHP 4,365,000. The Norwegian pro won the lion’s share which, worth PHP 1,528,000, after beating regional bet and high-stakes routine Florencio Campomanes in the heads-up round.
When heads-up play began however it was the latter who ultimately got all the chips, Campomanes had about 700,000 in chips to Garberg’s 400,000-plus. The final hand showcased Garberg’s big slick versus Campomanes’ pocket 7s after a four-bet push from the Filipino.
“I got very fortunate early and got a great deal of chips from one Chinese individual,” Garberg stated. “I was the brief stack throughout in the three-handed and I understood I simply needed to go from hand to hand and remain focused.”.
In the post-tourney interview, Garberg confessed that he was encouraged to play well and win something in this APT stop after seeing buddies Thomas Ward and Henrik Tollefsen win some significant money in the last APT Asian Poker Series in Cebu last August.
In Cebu, Ward completed in Second place in the High Rollers and 17th in the Main Event while Tollefsen went all the method to the title in the Main Event. Ward likewise moneyed in this High Rollers winding up in Fourth place.