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Edward Sabat Wins the APPT Macau Main Event

The Young American Tops a 12-Hour Final Table that Featured Players from Eight Countries


Edward SabatEdward Sabat won the $3,200 no-limit hold'em main event at the Asia Pacific Poker Tour stop in Macau on Saturday, Sept. 6. He took home $453,851 for beating out a field of 538 players. The win takes Sabat’s lifetime winnings to just over $600,000. Sabat qualified for the event online, and he was the youngest player at a final table, which featured players from eight different countries. The final table was a long affair, and Sabat had to battle for 12 hours before he could claim the title as his own.

Here are the final-table results:

1st: Edward Sabat -- $453,851
2nd: Charles Chua -- $291,761
3rd: Diwei Huang -- $153,984
4th: Mikael Rosen -- $108,600
5th: Jeppe Drivsholm -- $81,044
6th: Kuok Wai Cheong -- $56,730
7th: Tian Chen -- $42,143
8th: Javed Abrahams -- $30,797
9th: So Myung Sim -- $22,692

The top 56 players in the field received at least $4,862 in prize money, and the professionals who finished in the money included, Lee Nelson (42nd place), John Juanda (26th place), Quinn Do (25th place), David Chiu (11th place), and David Steicke (10th place). The APPT main event began on Sept. 1 and featured three day-one flights. The final table took place on the fourth day of the event. The final event at the APPT Macau tour stop is a $19,200 high roller event that began on Sept. 7 and it will end on Sept. 9.