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This Week's Big Winner: John Juanda Wins Triton Super High Roller Series Main Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Nov 22, 2017

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The HK$1 million buy-in Triton Super High Roller Series main event took place over three days in October at the Galaxy Macau Hotel in Taipa, Macau. A total of 83 entries were made in the event that included many of the best players in the game today. In the end, the title went to 46-year-old John Juanda, who continues to climb the all-time tournament earnings leaderboard. The California-based poker pro earned HK$22,410,000 ($2,872,299) for his 32nd career victory, bringing his lifetime tournament winnings to more than $23.6 million. He’s now no. 7 all-time, just one or two cashes away from passing Phil Ivey for the no. 6 spot. Juanda overcame a final table that included the likes of Isaac Haxton, Dietrich Fast, Stephen Chidwick, Timothy Adams, the red-hot Adrian Mateos, and Fedor Holz to secure the title. Here are the five biggest hands that propelled Juanda to the win. Tournament: ...


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