Thethree-dayAsiaPacificPokerTourSeason9ManilaPHP50,000MainEventheldattheCityofDreamswascompletedlatelastnight。

PokerplayerAaronLimtoppedafieldof585entriestocapturethetitleandtheamountofPHP6,016,250infirst-placeprize。

Thewinneralsoreceivedaseatintothe2015AsiaChampionshipofPoker,worthHK$100,000。

ThefinaldayoftheAPPTSeason9ManilaMainEventsaw23playersreturning,alldeterminedtoemergevictoriousandcollectthefirst-placeprize。

Day3startedwithGermanIonaFinkenrathasthechipleaderwithatotalof1,084,000chips。

Theofficialnine-handedfinaltablewassetinLevel24。

AndYingLinChuawasthefirsttoleaveitafterhecouldnotstandachanceagainstThomasLee。

TheplayerbaggedupPHP498,900forhisninth-placefinish。

Ittookonelevelbeforeanotherplayerleftthetable。

WinfredYuwasbustedin8thplacetocollectPHP598,700forhisefforts。

IonaFinkenrath,whoasalreadymentionedstartedthedayasthechipleader,waseliminatedin7thplacebyDouglasOlsson。

TheplayeraddedPHP710,900tohispokerbankroll。

Thenexteliminationcamejustonehandlater。

HayatoKitajimacouldnotholdupagainstJessieLeonarezandhadtocontenthimselfwithasixth-placefinishandtheamountofPHP873,000oftheprizepool。

AtthetimeLevel27began,TerryFanwasthechipleaderwith2,905,000inchips。

HewasfollowedbyJessieLeonarezwith2,610,000andThomasLeewith2,545,000。

ThenexteliminationcameinLevel28。

ItwasCanadianThomasLeewholeftthefinaltable,collectingPHP1,097,600inprizemoney。

TerryFanwasthenexttogo。

HewaseliminatedinLevel29byDouglasOlsson。

His4thplaceinthetournamentsecuredhimwithPHP1,588,900。

JessieLeonarezwasthenbustedin3rdplacebyAaronLimhimself。

TheplayertookhomePHP2,083,000。

Thus,LimhadtofaceOlssonforonelastheads-upmatch。

ItbeganwithLimasthechipleaderwith7,200,000inchipsagainsthisopponents4,500,000。

Theheads-upmatchlastedalittlemorethananhour。

Onwhatturnedouttobethelasthandinplay,Limbet240,000andOlssoncalled。

Theflopranout[Qs][Jc][6h]。

OlssoncheckedandLimbet260,000。

Olssoncalledandtheturnshowed[8h]。

Olssoncheckedbutwhenhisopponentbet480,000,hemovedallin。

Limtabled[Ac][Ad]againstOlssons[Jh][9h]。

Theriverranout[Qc]anditwasalloverfortheSwede。

Hisrunner-upfinishinthetournamentsecuredhimwiththeamountofPHP3,367,500。

Andasmentionedabove,thechampionaddedafirst-placeprizeofPHP6,016,250tohispokerbankroll。

Uptodate,Limslivetournamentearningsamountto$1,955,449。

Itisalsointerestingtonotethatafterlastnightstriumph,theplayerhasbecomethefirsttwo-timesAPPTchampion。

Hewonhisfirsttitlein2013whenhetoppedthefieldoftheAPPTSeason7SeoulKRW3,000,000MainEvent。