This time the super series of tournaments Triton Super High Roller was held in the casino Maestral Resort & Casino in the city of Budva (Montenegro). As usual in tournaments, not only professional players took part, but also rich amateurs, for whom participation in expensive tournaments is nothing more than entertainment, and not a real desire to earn money on it. Therefore, it was not a surprise to anyone that most of the tournaments in the series were won by professional poker players.
In the final tournament series Triton Poker Montenegro Short Deck Event with buyin 127 thousand US dollars registered 103 players. The final table managed to break through two superstars of modern poker. Namely Phil Ivey, who already won one of the tournaments in this series, as well as Jason Koon.
The victory in this tournament was the biggest in Jason’s career. For all the time he managed to win more than $ 13 million in live tournaments. After the third place in the tournament flew Phil Ivey, in the final headup Koon was opposed by the Chinese high-roller Xuan Tan. It is rumored that the Chinese won the most on this series thanks to the side action.
In the headsup, Jason Koon came out with a double advantage over the Chinese. However, at some point Tan managed to level off the stacks. After that, the luck was on the side of the American and in the final hand was an advantage of 4 to 1, when Koon surrendered full house against the straight. Thus, Jason obtained the title of champion and won a huge prize of $ 3,579,914.
Result Final Table Short Deck Ante-Only Event #4
|Place||Winner||Country||Prize (in HKD)||Prize (in USD)|
|1||Jason Koon||United States||28,102,000||$3,579,914|
|3||Phil Ivey||United States||13,082,000||$1,666,516|
|4||Winfred Yu||Hong Kong||9,206,000||$1,172,752|
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