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APT Ambassador Nam Le Strikes at the WPT for $943,215

APT Ambassador Nam Le Strikes at the WPT for $943,215

27th October 2008 – APT ambassador Nam Le once again cashed in big in 2008 by placing second at the World Poker Tour (WPT) Festa al Lago poker tournament main event.

Nam bested more than 350 poker players at the event before falling to eventual champion Bertrand “Elky” Grospellier. It was still an excellent showing for the APT ambassador, though, as he walked away with the hefty sum of USD $943,215.

Nam Le is one of the Asian Poker Tour’s poker ambassadors. Joined by fellow APT representatives JC Tran and Quinn Do, he represents the Asian Poker Tour at poker tournaments and events all over the world. At only 25, he is already considered by many to be a major threat at live tournaments. Nam already has a couple of first place finishes under his belt – the 2006 Bay 101 Shooting Star WPT Championship and the 2006 Scotty Nguyen Poker Challenge II, as well top place finishes in several WSOP ® and WPT events. He recently topped the APPT Macau High Rollers event to win USD $474,358. Le’s total winnings to date exceed USD $4.3 million.

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