Player eliminated after 10 minutes of Asian Super High Roller

Highstakes Poker

posted Friday Apr 20th 2012 at 06:18 PM

by Oscar Vallet

10 minutes of play was all there was for Yi Cheng at the USD$129,000 Manila Millions. "durrrr" had a short day too while Ivey is still alive.

It's the most expensive tournament ever to hit Asia. The entry fee is a cool million Hong Kong Dollars and 30 players are at the tables at the Genting Club at Resorts World Manila. 


The line-up is primarily made up of businessmen from the region. We've got guys from Malaysia, Singapore, China and Hong Kong - and then we've obviously got a bunch of well known pro's. Phil Ivey, Tom 'durrrr' Dwan, Joe Hachem, JC Tran, Nam Le, Keith Gipson and John Juanda are all here. 


The play is underway and there's a live stream up here - with hole cards displayed and a one-hour delay. If the stream is buggy there's also a live blog at pokerportal.asia


The first player was eliminated after only 10 minutes of action. 


Players started with 100,000 chips and blinds of 500/500. 


Yi Cheng and Jun Weis end up all-in after the turn: 



Yi Cheng shows:



And is well ahead of Jun Weis:



But river is fatal:



And that was all the action Yi Cheng got for his HKD$1.000.000-buy-in.


"durrrr" out 


Latest news is that Tom 'durrrr' Dwan has left the building after he lost most of his stack with



Against Jianbo Wang's: 



Article photo: Phil Ivey og Tom 'durrrr' Dwan snapped during World Series of Poker 2010.

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