Seonguk Huh Claims Record Prize of $197,741 in Taiwan Prime Series

The esteemed Prime series of the World Poker Tour witnessed a new champion in Taiwan, as the dynamic Seonguk Huh from South Korea clinched his first major live title. Besting France’s Yannick Leonard in a nail-biting final heads-up match, Huh walked away with the grand prize of $197,741, marking the highest achievement of his poker career.

This event in Taiwan wasn’t just significant for Huh. With the tour making its second appearance in the country, it shifted to a more expansive venue. The result? An unprecedented turnout. The Prime Main Event saw a record-breaking 1,359 participants, outstripping the previous best of 1,224 set in Australia’s Gold Coast just months prior in February 2023.

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As a testament to the event’s scale and success, the accumulated prize pool reached a staggering $1,237,387. This bounty was distributed among the top 173 poker aficionados, making it one of the most memorable legs of the World Poker Tour.

Final Table Results

Result Player Country Prize (USD)
1 Seonguk Huh South Korea $197,741
2 Yannick Leonard France $131,790
3 Seung Hun Ko South Korea $97,559
4 Jacky Wang Singapore $72,935
5 Tung Wing Wong Hong Kong $55,069
6 Dongkyu Kim South Korea $41,990
7 Tao Wei Chang Taiwan $32,353
8 Feng Wen Chen Taiwan $25,147
9 Guillem Segarra Spain $19,806

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