Biggest buy-in tournament in poker history announced

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The organizers of the Triton Poker series have announced the largest buy-in tournament in the history of poker. From March 2 to March 9, 2019, the 10th Triton Poker Festival with an event for super high rollers will be held in the South Korean city of Jeju. According to some reports, the buy-in for this event as part of the anniversary event for the series will be 12 million Hong Kong dollars, which at the current rate exceeds the amount of 1.5 million dollars! So far, the biggest buy-in in a poker tournament has been the $1 million entry to the Big One Drop.

The official teaser of the festival has been published on the Triton Poker page, which promises players and spectators epic battles, record bets and winnings. Famous poker players from all over the world are expected to take part in the event: Americans Tom Dwan, Phil Ivey, Steve O’Dwyer and Jason Koon, Malaysians Wai Chan and Richard Yong, Germans Stefan Sontheimer and Dietrich Fast, Belarusian Nikita Badiakovsky and other players. The Triton Poker series was founded in 2015. For three years, 9 events were held with events for super high rollers. The current champion of the series is Belarusian player Nikita Badiakovskiy, who won the title at the main event in Jeju in July 2018. He was also the winner of the previous event of the series, which was held in Budva, Montenegro. In total, for two victories in the Triton Super High Roller Main Event, Bodyakovsky earned more than $7.75 million. In addition to the Jeju tournament in March, the Poker Series Triton teaser mentions poker festivals scheduled for May, July, September and November 2019.

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