Watch Triton Jeju 2019 Event #1 Final Table Live Streaming
We're constantly speaking about how Short Deck as a format has become increasingly popular and Triton Poker is one of the brands responsible for this rise in fame. Jeju in South Korea was their first high-stakes stop of 2019 and the series began yesterday, 2nd March with Triton Jeju Event #1: Short-Deck Ante-Only, with a massive buy-in of HKD 250,000 (~INR 22.6 Lakh).
The first event attracted a total of 65 entries (including 28 re-entries) and some of the top players from around the world were a part of the action at Landing Casino in Jeju Shinhwa World Resort. A total of HKD 15.27 million was generated in prize money and from the field, only 8 players will be paid out with a min-cash of HKD 610,000.
- 1st place - HKD 4,600,000
- 2nd place - HKD 3,300,000
- 3rd place - HKD 2,140,000
- 4th place - HKD 1,620,000
- 5th place - HKD 1,250,000
- 6th place - HKD 975,000
- 7th place - HKD 780,000
- 8th place - HKD 610,000
Including the biggest names that took to the felts on Day 1 were Mikita Badziakouski, Justin Bonomo, Stephen Chidwick, Luc Greenwood, Sam Greenwood, Isaac Haxton, Ben Lamb, Paul Phua, Richard Yong, Jason Koon, Bryn Kenney, David Peters and many others.
Now Triton Poker has given you the chance to watch the action live from Jeju and have a look at how the best players in the world go about their game. Currently, Day 2 of the first tournament is underway and at the time of typing this, we are down to the final 8 players. Badziakouski was the player to bust in 10th and Phua was the bubble boy finishing in 9th.
Watch live here:
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