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This Week's Big Winner: Koray Aldemir Wins Triton Super High Roller Manila

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Mar 29, 2017


In February, tournament poker’s top players made their way to the Philippines for the 2017 Triton Super High Roller Series Manila main event. The HKD $1 million buy-in tournament drew a total field of 39 entries, building a prize pool worth more than HKD $37 million, or just under $5 million. The final three players decided to make a deal that would re-distribute the final payouts. In the end, German poker pro Koray Aldemir emerged victorious, capturing the title and the first-place prize of HKD 10,032,869 ($1,304,273). This was his second-largest score to date, behind his third-place showing in the $111,111 buy-in Big One For One Drop last summer, which paid out $2,154,265. Aldemir now has live tournament earnings in excess of $4.2 million. Here are the five biggest hands that propelled Aldemir to the win. Tournament: Triton Super High Roller Manila Buy-In: HKD $1 million ($128,800) No. of Entries: 39 Prize Pool: ...

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