Kou Vang

Kou Vang
Nationality: United States
Last seen on: 2021 MSPT Venetian

Biography

Kou Vang is family man from Maplewood, Minnesota. He has been a full-time poker player for the better part of a decade, and in that time he’s developed a reputation as one of the Midwest’s most feared players; in fact, he won “Most Intimidating” at the Minnesota Poker Awards.

Vang, a regular on the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT), won the Dec. 2011 stop at Canterbury Park for $64,645. As of Feb. 2013, Vang has $533,962 in live tournament earnings including first in the 2010 Fall Poker Classic $1,000 Championship Event for $78,421; a win in the 2008 World Series of Poker Circuit Council Bluffs $1,500 No Limit Hold’em for $51,383; runner-up in the 2013 Running Aces Tournament of Champions $2,500 No Limit Hold’em for $50,846; and first in the Midwest Poker Classic $2,500 High Roller for $32,500.

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2021 MSPT Venetian
$1,100 Main Event
155th $2,352
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #17: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER No-Limit Hold'em
492nd $3,000
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #31: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em Championship
104th $2,626
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #29: $2,000 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack
59th $4,826
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #26: $500 No-Limit Hold'em Grande Finale
293rd $901
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #23: $500 No-Limit Hold'em Knockout
163rd $627
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #21: $777 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
112th $1,429
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #14: $3,200 No-Limit Hold'em High Roller
17th $11,460
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #13: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em High Roller Freezeout
44th $4,717
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #37: $800 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack
272nd $1,422
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #3: BIG 50 - $500 No-Limit Hold'em
1159th $1,953
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #68: $1,000 + 111 The Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold'em
263rd $2,806
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #21: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MILLIONAIRE MAKER
1073rd $2,249
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #58: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
224th $2,329
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #47: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MONSTER STACK
749th $2,666
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #23: THE MARATHON - $2,620 No-Limit Hold'em
41st $14,446
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #8: $1,500 Millionaire Maker No-Limit Hold'em
281st $6,353
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #14: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
179th $2,774
2012 World Series of Poker
Event 38: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
228th $2,771

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