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Saab wins RP leg of Asian Poker Tour

2 June 2008

MANILA, Philippines – As reported by ABS CBN News: "Australian national David Saab emerged as the top winner of the 2008 Asian Poker Tour as he bested more than 300 players in the finals of the six-day event Sunday at the Dusit Thani Manila Hotel in Makati City.

"The 35-year-old became the last man standing at the 'no limit Texas hold'em' after beating South Korea's Chris Roh in six hours at the gambling table.

"…Saab, who started Sunday's game as the chip leader, pocketed the $280,000 top prize. He was a former chief executive officer of a public company before turning pro full time.

"Second placer Roh, who owns an online gaming room, took home $150,000.

"Roh and Saab eliminated Japanese player Satoru Ishii to arrange their one-on-one match.

"The 29-year-old Japanese, who works as a magazine writer, pocketed $100,000…"

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