Yong Wai Kin wins the Triton Super High Roller Series

The Triton Super High Roller Series reached its climax on its last day as only one player from the 9 contenders was allowed to claim the extravagant prize of HK$16,135,550. The series which began with

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The Triton Super High Roller Series reached its climax on its last day as only one player from the 9 contenders was allowed to claim the extravagant prize of HK$16,135,550. The series which began with the Suncity Cup to determine the best of poker players to take part in the Super High Roller Series, comes to its conclusion on November 6, 2016.
The battle continued with the greatest poker players as the Triton Super High Roller Series Main Event garnered 44 Unique Entries with 39 add ons for a total of 62 entries. This marked a whopping total Prize Pool of HKD$ 48,747,650 (USD$6,284,950.85).

The Final 9

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Champion  Yong Wai Kin

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Prize: HK$16,135,550| USD$2,080,275.13
Yong is the returning champion from the Triton SHR Charity event last September 2016. He has also taken part in several world poker tournaments around the globe and has proven that his skills are on a level that can establish him as the undisputed champion of the Triton SHR Series. Yong is a consistent contender in the Triton tournaments and says he will also take part in the future Triton events to come.
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2nd Place Bryn Kenney

Prize: HK$10,870,700 | USD$1,401,504.55
After winning in Las Vegas and the PCA High Roller event in 2016, Bryn rose to the top and became a High Roller Superstar. His quick rise to the world stage of poker makes him a prodigy at playing the game. With the skills to play head-to-head with one of the world’s best, Bryn was able to win a grand cash prize of around USD$1.4M.
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3rd Place Sergio Aido
Prize: HK$6,580,900 | USD$848,442.26
Sergio is currently the greatest player in Spain and is also one of the most popular poker players on social media. His charisma is equally matched by his skill with the cards as he placed 3rd on the first day of the Suncity Cup. He won a total amount of HK$7.7M (USD$990K) for the entire Triton series and proved that his skill is the real deal.
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4th Place John Juanda
Prize: HK$4,533,500 | USD$584,481.30
John is currently crowned as Indonesia’s best player and  as #1 in the All Time Money List. He’s also a world contender who enjoys the thrill of high stakes cash games and focuses on events that promise millions of US$. John places his bets in the Super High Roller Series to bring home around USD$580k at 4th place. For a first time in a super high roller event, his achievement is proof of his title as a true poker master.
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5th Place Winfred Yu 
Prize: HK$3,119,800 | USD$402,220.09
As the Poker King Club President and CEO, Winfred proves his expertise in the field by being one of the top HongKong players. He takes part in the event he helped pioneer: the Triton SHR Series – one the most remarkable moments as he shared the final table with his good friend Peter Chan.
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6th Place Peter Chan
Prize: HK$2,339,900 | USD$301,671.51
Peter frequents Manila for poker cash games and participates in US tournaments for Omaha and NLH games. His secret to making decisive bets is his ability to think on his feet besides a sharp memory to recall any bit of information relevant to the opponents he’s facing. It’s no wonder he was able to make it to 6th place and bring home USD300K in a table full of world-renown poker players.
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7th Place Wai Leong Chan
Prize: HK$1,901,200
Wai is known as a veteran poker player from Malaysia and frequents Macau for high roller games. His favorite type of tournament is NLH and his avid experience in world poker event has truly helped him shine in the Triton SHR Series to be one of the top 10 at 7th place. He was able to cash in HK$1,901,200 at the end of the tournament.
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8th PlacePrize David Peters
Prize: HK$1,657,400
David is considered a legend among poker players as he is currently 6th in the GPI. After almost 10 years of being a champion, he proves again that “David Peters” is the name to fear in poker tournaments. When put up against the world’s best, it’s no question he’ll make it to the top 10. A prize of HK$1.6M from the Triton SHR Series is now his to add to his world poker tournament earnings.
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9th Place Arnaud Romain
Prize: HK$1,608,700

Arnaud was one of the chip leaders during the first day of the event with Tom Dwan and Steffen Christian Sontheimer. After going neck-in-neck with the best throughout the series, his place fell to 9th but allowed him to win a substantial prize worth USD$207K. His professional experience from Macau has also made him one of the world’s most competitive poker players to date.

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Based on Forex Rates [November 6, 2016] HKD ↔ US Dollar 1 HKD = 0.128925 USD ↔ US Dollar 1 USD = 7.75645 HKD Live mid-market rate 2016-11-06 16:05 local time

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