Although most super stars in the poker world are in Las Vegas at the moment, there are some who instead have headed to Macau in China for the 2013 GuangDong Ltd Asia Millions (hosted by PokerStars LIVE at the City of Dreams). On Tuesday, a HK $250,000 buy-in tournament (a warm-up tournament to a HKD 1 million buy-in tournament that starts today) started and saw a field of 45 players, who created a HK $10,743,750 (approx. $1.39 million) prize pool.
Only the top five players made the money and Nick Wong took home the top prize of HK $4,298,000 ($550,000) after defeating defeating Team PokerStars Online's Isaac Haxton heads-up for the title. Wong had a massive chip lead when heads-up play kicked off, and it only took him a few minutes to defeat Haxton.
1 Nick Wong HK $4,298,000 (US $550,000)
2 Isaac "Ike" Haxton HK $2,579,000 (US $334,935)
3 Philipp Gruissem HK $1,719,000 (US $223,246)
4 Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier HK $1,289,000 (US $167,402)
5 Tore Lukashaugen HK $858,750 (US $111,428)