Webster Lim is the latest champion to be identified during 2022 Triton Madrid Series High stakes tournament festival. The Malaysian high roller has crossed a field from 57 total entries in the €50,000 short deck event to win the first Triton Cup and first prize of €855,000 ($897,750) American dollar).
This was the fourth biggest result of Lim’s career, with his biggest day being the $2.4 million he earned as the 2019 Champion World Series of Poker in Europe 100,000 euro buy roller. He now has over $10.1 million in lifetime tournament earnings to his name.
In addition to money and hardware, Lim also earned 510 card player Player of the Year points for winning the event. This was his second finish on the final table of the series, having finished fifth in the €20,000 short deck event just days before. With these two scores, it now sits close to the top 300 in 2022 POY sponsored race Global Poker.
The second and final day of this event started with 21 players remaining and only eight set to earn money. Lim was in the middle of the pack, and he went into the 13th chip position today. By the time Sam Greenwood knocked over the bubble, he had worked his way up to the top of the leaderboard. Then Lim Renee Van Crevelen hit eighth place ($119,700 .). American dollar) to move to the immediate lead going to the last seven.
Ryan Yum was the next to fall, losing his pocket in the pre-race to Wai Kin Yong’s AK. Yum earned $152,670 American dollar For his appearance in seventh place.
Ten-time bracelet winner Phil Ivey’s run and Poker Hall of Famer in the event ended when Lim’s shove called his AK. Lim rips it off with KJ, which has improved into a riverside quad to narrow the field to five. Ivey received $191,520 and $170 POY Point for his sixth finish in this year’s final table. With two titles, over $3 million in earnings year to date, and a total of 2,134 points, Ivey now ranks 15th in 2022. POY arrangement.
Wai Kin Yong canceled his last group with Ks And he made a pair of river on 976sK run out. It was against a8 For Li, who made a sneaky A-6-7-8-9 straight and that’s possible in a short range thanks to the ace’s ability to play as the highest and lowest card. Young settled with $245,385 American dollar As the fifth.
2016 Big one for one drop invitation Event winner Elton Tsang earned his status chips with AQ topping Lim’s A-10, but the plate gave Lim the Broadway straight at the end to see him earn a knockout again. Tsang received $317,100 American dollar To run deep.
Winfred Yeo was looking for his second title in the short-range Triton class of the year, having won a $75,000 buyout event in Cyprus last month for a seven-figure wages. He fell at a few short points, though, when the jib jacks failed to overpower Lim’s A-10, who made another run in a row to take down the pot. $418,950 American dollar The third-place payout boosted Yu’s earnings to over $6.6 million.
He started playing with Lim having 114 bets ahead of 99 for Bjorn Lee. Lim extended his advantage a bit more before the event’s final hand was dealt. Call me with K9 and see Lim with J7. The flip came down K.98 To give my husband the top two. He checked it out and bet Lim 300,000 with a headshot. Raise my check to 1,000,000. called Lim and 10 Press to rotate, giving it a straight rise as the diamond redraws. He transferred everything to me for 5.9 million in the pot of 2.4 million. Lim quickly called and 7 On the river locks up fate and his title. Lee earned $649,425 as the runner-up at Finsiher.
Here is a look at the payments and POY Points awarded on the final table:
|place||player||profits (American dollar)||POY points|
|5||Wai Ken Young||$245,385||213|
|6||Phil Ivy||191,520 dollars||170|
|7||Ryan Mingo yum||$152,670||128|
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