Triton series 2019 $100,000 Tournament Results

Malaysian poker player Wai Kin Yong won the main event of Triton Highroller series in London. The tournament lasted 3 days at the Park Lane Hilton in London. In total 130 players participated at the 100,000$ buy-in event.

Wai Kin Yong

The final two players remaining were Wai Kin Yong and Paul Phua. Players made a deal that left 150.000$ and tournament trophy to the final winner. Yong-s total prize was 3.148.391 million US dollars.

Second place finish did not make Paul Phua happy, as winning the Triton Main Event title has been his goal for a long time. Paul Phua took home 3,107,828 million US dollars for second place (because deal was made between the final two players).

Final table action

130 players started and 9 made it to the final table – all wanting to win their share of the 12.2 million prize pool.

After only three hands were played, Malaysian Wei Leong Chan was eliminated at 9th place for a price of $371,584. Wei Leong Chan went all-in with AJ and Yong called with 66. Yong hit 6 on the flop for a set and the tournament was over for Wei Leong Chan.

Wai Leong Chan

Next up was a double elimination. Daniel Cates ans Stephen Chidwick were dominated by Michael Soyza. Cates won $500,000 for eight place and Chidwick took home $662,760 for sevent place.

Only 6 players left – how was it played?

Michael Chi Zhang from United Kingdom was the next to go. He went all-in with 99, only to find Paul Phua holding QQ. Michael Chi Zhang won $866,218.

Sam Greenwood had been playing with a very small stack the entire day and was eventually eliminated at fifth place and took home prize money of $1,098,915.

From the remaining 4 players, 3 were Malaysian and at this point Malaysian top 3 looked very likely. That chance was eliminated after Yong and Michael Soyza faced eachother with Q2 vs 88. Michael Soyza finished fourth and won $1,365,507.

Only 3 players left.

After winning a 7 figure prize at the 2019 WSOP Ben Heath was a force to be reckoned with. Unfortunately for him he was the next player to be eliminated at third place and $1,523,400 prize.

Heads-up play between Paul Phua and Yong started with a slight advantage to Paul Phua. Immediately after heads-up started the two remaining players agreed to a deal that guaranteed them both over $2.800,000.

The final hand was Phua-s Q6 vs Yong KJ, Phua was leading before the river but after Yong hit a pair he was crowned the Triton Main Event champion.

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