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Junzhong Loo Wins 2014 World Series of Poker Asia Pacific Event 2

Malaysian Wins First WSOP Bracelet And $93,235

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A total of 215 players turned out for event no. 2 at the 2014 World Series of Poker Asia Pacific, a $2,200 AUD buy-in no-limit hold’em event. With $430,000 AUD in the prize pool and a WSOP gold bracelet on the line there was everything to play for.

Ten players returned for the third and final day in this event, with Feng Zhou in the lead and Junzhong Loo in second chip position. Zhou wound up hitting the rail in eighth place for $12,470 AUD ($10,815 USD) but Loo made it to heads-up play with more than a 2-to-1 chip lead over Aik-Chuan Nee.

The last two players battled it out for 50 hands, but in the end they got it all in preflop with Nee holding 2Spade Suit2Heart Suit against Loo’s 6Spade Suit6Heart Suit.

The board ran out 5Diamond Suit4Heart Suit3Club Suit8Diamond Suit8Club Suit and Loo’s sixes held to earn him the pot and the title. for the win he was awarded his first WSOP gold bracelet and $107,500 AUD ($93,235 USD). Loo, who finished third in the very first WSOP APAC event ever held in 2013, also earned 350 Card Player Player of the Year points in this event.

Here is a look at the complete payouts and POY points awarded in this event:

Place Player Earnings (USD) POY Points
1 Junzhong Loo $93,235 360
2 Sam Nee Aik Chuan $57,627 300
3 Luke Spano $41,941 240
4 Martin Kozlov $31,017 180
5 Peco Stojanovski $23,297 150
6 Samuel Ngai $17,771 120
7 Sam Ruha $13,761 90
8 Feng Zhao $10,815 60
9 Michael O’Grady $8,626 30