Big Winners of the Triton Super High Roller Vietnam: Jason Koon, Sam Greenwood, and Others

The Triton Super High Roller series had a very successful March stop at Hoiana Resort & Golf in Quang Nam, Vietnam, where players generated more than $55 million in prize pools across 13 events with nose-bleed buy-ins. That includes two $100,000 buy-in events. Also, two records were set: 179 entries for the $20,000 bounty event was the most in its history, and the 135 entries in the $100,000 headliner was also a record for a championship event.

The players not only earned serious piles of money, but points towards the Ivan Leow Player of the Year. Leow, co-founder of the Triton series, unfortunately passed away while attending the Triton series in Cyprus last September. Two winners dedicated their victories to Ivan. (Image: Triton) Talal Shakerchi

$100,000 No-limit Hold’em Championship

$3.25 million

The 59-year-old British investment manager form the UK won his first Triton trophy after making the final table the day before, taking down the headliner of the stop in Vietnam. He’s a frequent high-stakes player but refuses to call himself a professional.

“Poker is my hobby and I want to play the best players. That’s how you get satisfaction out of any activity that you do. Challenge yourself and try to do the best you can,” Shakerchi told Triton reporters. “I’m not a professional player. I spend quite a lot of time playing poker. It’s my main hobby. But I’m definitely not a pro.”

This hobbist now has more than $12.5 million in tournament cashes .

(Image: Triton) Webster Lim

$25,000 No-limit Hold’em $965,000 Malaysia’s Lim won his second Triton Super High Roller trophy in the opener, which attracted 166 entries. He dedicated his victory to his friend and mentor Leow. He now has more than $11.7 million in tournaments winnings.“All my close friends know mine and his relationship. Without him, I wouldn’t be here,” Lim said after his victory. “So, I just want to say that this win is for him. This is for you Ivan. I miss you.”(Image: Triton) Nacho Barbero $15,000 No-limit Hold’em Seven-Max $600,000 Barbero continued his hot year by winning his first Triton […]

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