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2020 Triton Super High Roller Series Kicking Off in South Korea

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2020 Triton Super High Roller Series Kicking Off in South Korea
Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Kicking Off

The Triton Super High Roller Series is one of the most popular poker tournament series which is played every year three times at different locations. Generally, the tournaments feature buy-ins of at least $10,000 and they attract some of the most successful poker players. The poker tournament series was established by Malaysian amateur player and businessman Richard Yong.

Back in 2017, The Triton Super High Roller Series included three events that were held in Budva, Macau, and Manilla. Then, there were over two thousand more events in July in 2018 in South Korea or more specifically its Jeju PROVINCE. The very first event of this series in 2019 was played in March also in the Jeju province. The second event of the tournament series for the last year took place in Budva and it featured Pot-Limit Omaha.

Then, in the early days of August 2019, the series’ Triton Million for Charity was held in the United Kingdom, London. This was the most expensive tournament of this kind to date as it featured a massive £1million buy-in. For better conversions, the winning bonus amounts are generally converted into US dollars, so the event’s buy-ins in US dollars are generally around $10,000 and bigger. Fedor Holz was the winner of the very first Triton Super High Roller Series event which was held in January of 2016 while the last winner of the event held in August of 2019 was Tony G.

The Triton Super High Roller Series 2020 Installment

As the title suggests, the most expensive poker tournament series will be kicking off in South Korea where super high roller poker games will be held at the Jeju Shinhwa World’s Landing Casino facility. This is the poker series tournament’s very first event for this year as well as its very first stop. Players who will be competing will head to the casino facility located in the Jeju Province, South Korea on the 10th of February while the gaming action will end by the 22nd of February.

When it comes to the venue which hosts the event, it is a fully integrated casino resort situated on Jeju Island. The facility features several hotels, theme parks, and a massive casino floor. The very first building included in the resort, Somerset Jeju Shinhwa World opened its doors in April of 2017 while in February of 2018, the facility had its official grand opening ceremony. The casino which is part of the facility, Landing Casino hosted the Triton Super High Roller series back in 2018 and it hosts the upcoming event as well.

Details of the Upcoming Poker Series

This year is the third year running that the biggest high roller poker series tournament is held in Asia at the stunning Jeju facility. When it comes to the schedule, there are twelve events with staggering buy-ins ranging from HK$250,000 all the way up to HK$1 million. The very first event No-Limit Hold’em Eight-Handed affair feature a buy-in of HK$250K. The following day, players will compete in a No-Limit Hold’em Six-Handed event with a bigger buy-in of HK$500K.

Then, on the 12th of February, the third event starts with an HK$750K buy-in and it will be played in No-Limit Hold0em Eight-Handed format. The main event of the series is scheduled for the 14th of February and it will offer great No-Limit Hold’em poker actions with a staggering buy-in of HK$1 million. Needless to say, this is the series’ biggest, most lucrative event and the only event featuring the HK$1 million-worth buy-in. Besides these, players will find several events with lower buy-ins including the Short Deck Ante-Only with a buy-in of HK$250K and Short Deck Ante-Only Turbo with a buy-in of HK$300K.

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