Triton Super High Roller Series in Bali Postponed Due to Omicron Concerns
The Triton Super High Roller Series was slated to kick off its next event on February 17 in Bali, Indonesia. However, high-stakes poker fans will have to wait as officials have opted to postpone the 13-day festival.
“We’ve been incredibly humbled by the interest our first 2022 event of the season has garnered, however disappointed that current circumstances impedes us from hosting and broadcasting the live Bali tournament. The health and safety of our players, partners, and team is always a priority and we look forward to returning to host these exclusive live tournaments to our audiences anytime, anywhere with the high-level poker entertainment,” said Andy Wong, CEO of Triton Poker Series.
He continued: “We remain committed to the Triton community at large, and despite this minor setback, we will be standing by our pledge to proceed with the charitable activation portion of the Bali season as promised.”
Chng Zhen Wei, Head of Business Development at Triton Series added: “The demographic of our players includes people of all ages as well as from various parts of the world. Should lockdown occur, travel possibilities may be limited for the return home.”
The 11-event series with tournaments ranging from $30,000 to a pair of $200,000 buy-in Main Events had planned to provide extensive coverage from start to finish with 10 live-streamed hours daily over the 13-day series.
We are devastated to share this news with you. After careful consideration, and in light of the Omicron variant (CO… https://t.co/wdcZiV62KL— Triton Poker (@tritonpoker)
Original Triton Super High Roller Schedule
The Triton Super High Roller Series Bali originally had a dozen numbered tournaments on the schedule with Event #4 being omitted for superstitious reasons. It’s likely that the same schedule will be utilized when the Triton Super High Roller Series Bali is rescheduled.
Here’s a look at the what was originally planned:
|Feb. 17||1||2||$30,000 NLH 8-Handed|
|Feb. 18||2||2||$60,000 NLH 6-Handed|
|Feb. 19||3||2||$100,000 NLH 8-Handed|
|Feb. 20||5||2||$40,000 NLH Turbo|
|Feb. 21||6||3||$200,000 NLH Main Event|
|Feb. 23||7||2||$40,000 PLO|
|Feb. 24||8||2||$30,000 Short Deck Ante-Only|
|Feb. 25||9||2||$60,000 Short Deck Ante-Only|
|Feb. 26||10||2||$100,000 Short Deck Ante-Only|
|Feb. 27||11||3||$200,000 Short Deck Main Event|
|Mar. 1||12||1||$40,000 Short Deck Turbo|
*Event #4 not included due to superstitious reasons.