₽6,000,000 Triton Poker Super High Roller

Event Info

Buy-in 6,000,000 RUB
Prize Pool 167,040,000 RUB
Players 29

Level Info

Level 22
Blinds 50,000 / 100,000
Ante 100,000



Chan Doubles Through Leow

zedmaster84 • Level 9: 2,500-5,000, 5,000 ante

On the three-way flop of {Q-Spades}{10-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds}, Ivan Leow check-raised from 25,000 to 60,000 out of the small blind with the {Q-Diamonds}{J-Spades}. Wai Leong Chan had bet his open-ender with the {K-Hearts}{J-Clubs} and eventually got his stack in with Leow calling.

Chan immediately spiked the {A-Hearts} turn for the straight and the {4-Clubs} river avoided a split pot.

Wai Leong Chan my
Wai Leong Chan
my 315,000 166,000
Ivan Leow my
Ivan Leow
my 265,000 -149,000

Tags: Ivan LeowWai Leong Chan

Leow Doubles Through Ivey

zedmaster84 • Level 9: 2,500-5,000, 5,000 ante

Wai Leong Chan raised to 12,000 with {7-Clubs}{7-Hearts} and Phil Ivey called on the button with the {A-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts}. Ivan Leow three-bet to 60,000 out of the big blind with {K-Hearts}{Q-Spades} and Chan gave it some thought before folding. Ivey moved all in and Leow called.

On the {9-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{4-Hearts} flop changed nothing much, however, the {5-Hearts} turn gave him some outs with the better hearts flush draw. Instead, it was the {K-Clubs} on the river that let Leow double.

Ivan Leow my
Ivan Leow
my 414,000 217,000
Phil Ivey us
Phil Ivey
us 327,000 -190,500
Wai Leong Chan my
Wai Leong Chan
my 149,000 -9,000

Tags: Ivan LeowPhil IveyWai Leong Chan

More Action from Leow

zedmaster84 • Level 9: 2,500-5,000, 5,000 ante

Phil Ivey raised to 11,000 with the {Q-Spades}{J-Hearts} and Niall Farrell defended the {10-Diamonds}{6-Clubs} in the big blind. The {A-Hearts}{K-Hearts}{9-Hearts} flop brought a check and Ivey's bet claimed the pot.

Ivan Leow raised to 13,000 with {A-Diamonds}{A-Clubs} in the hijack and found no customers.

Leow made it 13,000 to go first to act with the {J-Hearts}{10-Diamonds} and Farrell called on the button with {9-Clubs}{8-Clubs}, Koray Aldemir filled up in the big blind with {Q-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}. On the {K-Diamonds}{J-Spades}{9-Diamonds} flop, Leow bet 16,000 and Aldemir called.

The {A-Spades} turn brought another check of Aldemir and Leow's second bullet won the pot.

Niall Farrell gb
Niall Farrell
gb 300,000 -16,000
Koray Aldemir de
Koray Aldemir
de 226,000 -24,000
Ivan Leow my
Ivan Leow
my 197,000 57,000

Tags: Ivan LeowKoray AldemirNiall FarrellPhil Ivey

Leow Starts with a Bang; Becker Chips Up

zedmaster84 • Level 9: 2,500-5,000, 5,000 ante

Niall Farrell raised to 15,000 with {9-Spades}{6-Clubs} and Ivan Leow three-bet to 55,000 with the {K-Spades}{J-Clubs} in the small blind. Johannes Becker four-bet to 110,000 with the {Q-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts}. Farrell folded and Leow tossed in the extra chips.

The flop brought {10-Spades}{7-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds} and Leow checked over to Becker, who bet 55,000 and forced a fold.

Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 406,000 130,000
Ivan Leow my
Ivan Leow
my 140,000 -110,000

Tags: Ivan LeowJohannes BeckerNiall Farrell


The Players Are Gathering; Action Underway in Real Time


Most of the nine remaining players showed up on time to take their seat and there have also been some new additions to the field. Those will be revealed once the live stream has kicked off with a security delay of 30 minutes.

Who Will Win the 2018 Triton Super High Roller in Sochi?

Phil Ivey third in chips heading into Day 2
Phil Ivey third in chips heading into Day 2

After the end of level eight, nine players out of 14 entries bagged up chips in the most expensive event of the 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Russia poker festival at the Casino Sochi and Resort, and that field is expected to grow when cards get back in the air at 1 p.m. local time for the Triton Poker Super High Roller.

The event comes with a buy-in of RUB6,000,000, which equals approximately $100,000, and such a price tag tends to attract some of the biggest names in poker. Leading the field into the final day is German High Roller regular Manig Loeser with 782,000, and he jumped to the top of the counts after eliminating Dietrich Fast in one of the last hands of the previous night. Timothy Adams is second in chips with 558,000 followed by none other than Phil Ivey, who bagged up 517,500.

Furthermore, Chin Wei Lim (378,000), Abraham Passet (337,000), Niall Farrell (316,000), Johannes Becker (276,000), Devan Tang (186,000) and Wai Leong Chan (158,500) will all be back in action for Day 2.

Triton Poker was founded by Malaysian businessmen Richard Yong and Paul Phua, who both made the trip over to Sochi after their successful festival at the Landing Casino in Jeju only a few days ago. Phua busted Yong on the way to finishing 5th in last night's RUB3,000,000 High Roller, and both are expected to possibly enter the tournament during the remaining three levels of late registration as of 1 p.m. local time.

Yong's son, two-time Triton champion Wai Kin Yong, may also take another shot at the event after he was eliminated on Day 1, and RUB3,000,000 Triton Poker High Roller champion Aymon Hata confirmed he will join the field.

All new entries will receive up to 50 big blinds, as Day 2 recommences with blinds of 2,500/5,000 and a button ante of 5,000. The PokerNews live reporting team will be on the floor to provide the action and the updates will be published according to the 30-minute security delay of the live stream with hole cards.

Day 2 Seat Assignments

TableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
551Chin Wei LimMalaysia378,00076
553Manig LoeserGermany782,000156
554Abraham PassetUnited Kingdom337,00067
555Timothy AdamsCanada558,000112
556Devan TangHong Kong186,00037
561Johannes BeckerGermany276,00055
562Wai Leong ChanMalaysia158,50032
563Niall FarrellUnited Kingdom316,00063
565Phil IveyUnited States517,500105

Tags: Aymon HataChin Wei LimDevan TangDietrich FastJohannes BeckerManig LoeserNiall FarrellPaul PhuaPhil IveyRichard YongTimothy AdamsWai Kin YongWai Leong Chan

₽6,000,000 Triton Poker Super High Roller
Day 2 started