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This weeks' "So THAT Happened" focuses on all the funny, unusual, and dramatic events that took place at the SHRPO tournament series at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida. Sasha Salinger checks in with Kelly Minkin, Danielle Anderson, Lily Kiletto, Dan Smith, Phil Hui, Nick Palma, and more! This post is sponsored by Global Poker. Play today at GlobalPoker.com and see why Global Poker is the fastest growing poker site for US players! Global Poker is available to players in the United States and Canada.

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Posted: August 15, 2018, 4:42 pm

The record breaking Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Main Event attracted the biggest names in the poker world. Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius, Bryn Kenney, David Peters, and Jason Koon all shelled out over $250K to play the exclusive Triton Poker Main Event Jeju. It was poker player Mikita Badziadouski who won the event for $5.2 million. Find out what Leong thinks of his opponent by watching below!

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Posted: August 1, 2018, 4:36 pm

Mikita Badziakouski wins the Triton Super High Roller Main event for $5,255,456. After winning the Triton Main Event three months ago in Montenegro, Badziakouski returned to the Triton Super High Roller Series in Jeju, South Korea. He topped the 55-entry competition including Jason Koon, David Peters, Bryn Kenney, Sam Greenwood, Phil Ivey, and several other top poker players. This is Badsziakouski's biggest live tournament score. He breaks down the pivotal hand in the tournament that doubled him up and led him to this historic win!

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Posted: August 1, 2018, 12:28 pm

Poker player Jason Koon has had quite a 2018. So far this year Koon has $9.7 million in poker tournament winnings. However, with a guarantee cash of $820K in the Triton Super High Roller Series Main Event, Jason Koon is going to have cashed for EIGHT figures so far this year. Despite those astounding tournament numbers, Koon talks to PokerNews about his love for cash games and why he finds them more laid back than tournament poker. As we have come to find out this week, Triton Hold 'Em (aka short deck poker) has been the most popular poker varietal here in Jeju. The buy-ins for that game can vary and Koon explains why. Be sure to watch the Twitch live stream of the Triton Super High Roller Series Main Event to see who will take down the first place prize of $5.2 MILLION: twitch.tv/tritonpoker

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Posted: August 1, 2018, 4:37 am

The Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Main Event in Jeju, South Korea will pay the winner $5.2 million. The buy-in for the Triton Poker Main Event was approximately $255K. Registration was open through the third level of day two, which encouraged several professional poker players like Bryn Kenney and David Peters to rebuy. Jason Koon has played his way into the money after firing four bullets into the tournament. The final 6 will play down to a winner on Wednesday, August 1st live on the Triton Poker Twitch stream which can be found at: twitch.tv/tritonpoker

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Posted: July 31, 2018, 4:09 pm

Sam Greenwood is normally seen at the biggest buy-in poker tournaments all over the world. However, at the Triton High Roller Series in Jeju, Greenwood hopped into the $1 million buy-in televised cash game. These were the highest stakes cash game that Greenwood had ever played. PokerNews also gets the answers on several NON poker related questions from Greenwood including if he is rooting for new Toronto Raptor Kawhi Leonard or still loyal to Demar Derozan. Does he think Dan "Jungleman" Cates is the most fun person to play poker with? Or Jungleman the luckiest? Watch to find out!

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Posted: July 31, 2018, 12:48 pm

Bryn Kenney gets chatty with PokerNews after busting his first bullet of the Triton Super High Roller Series $250K Main Event. He showed up on day one wearing a bathrobe and ready to talk about his confidence in all card games, including Triton "short deck" Hold 'Em. He has a very specific goal he wants to achieve in poker. Watch to find out what it is

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Posted: July 30, 2018, 4:44 pm

From a list of 61 players, only 30 were selected by lottery to play the 2018 $300K Super High Roller Bowl in Las Vegas last May. Andrew Robl was the first poker player selected by lottery, securing a spot in the elusive $300K event. However, less than a week before the event, it was announced that poker player Steffen Sontheimer would take Andrew Robl's place. Why didn't Robl play the Super High Roller Bowl at the PokerGo studio in Las Vegas? Was it an issue wiring money for the tournament? Did he lose interest in playing? Watch to find out!

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Posted: July 30, 2018, 12:05 pm

Kenneth Kee won the 1 Million HKD Triton Hold 'Em Tournament for $2.86 million. He beat out a final table of pros like Mikita Badziakouski and Peter Jetten. He defeated businessman and Poker Go founder Cary Katz to take down his first high stakes poker tournament win. Kee's win comes on the heels of his 2nd place finish in the HKD 100K Triton Hold 'Em tournament for $168,140.

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Posted: July 30, 2018, 10:15 am

Jeju Island is home to Love Land park, a themed sculpture park based on sensuality and eroticism. Of course, this was a must see for Sasha Salinger. The beautiful park has erotic sculptures by 20 artists. See some of the highlights from Love Land from the goofy to the explicit. Love Land is for visitors 18+ due to the graphic nature of some of their content.

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Posted: July 30, 2018, 8:57 am

One of the most famous poker players in the world, Tom "Durrrr" Dwan, explains what's wrong with playing Texas Hold 'Em live . He much prefers Triton Hold 'Em (aka short deck poker). Dwan primarily plays high stakes cash games in Macau. He explains why he wants to keep recreational players in the game and what else is wrong with tournament poker.

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Posted: July 29, 2018, 10:31 am

David Peters won the Triton Super High Roller Series HK$500K 6-Max No Limit Hold ‘Em Event for over $1 Billion Korean Won (about $1.1 million USD). The bubble last a couple of hours because 5th place paid $0 while 4th place paid $250K! It was a tough final table featuring some of the worlds best poker players including Steve O ‘Dwyer, Stephen Chidwick, and Bryn Kenney. However, it was Peters who defeated them all and took home his first Triton Poker trophy. Peters entered heads up play with a 2:1 chip deficit to Steve O ‘Dwyer, but slowly grinder it out and, ultimately, took home first place.

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Posted: July 27, 2018, 5:23 pm
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Posted: June 5, 2016, 8:23 pm
We’ve moved! Search PokerNews Podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher, or go to https://audioboom.com/channel/pokernews-podcast. New RSS: https://audioboom.com/channels/4705206.rss See you there! 
Posted: June 5, 2016, 8:23 pm
Donnie is joined by JASON SOMERVILLE (!!!) in the Biggest Little City in the World for Run it Up Reno. 
Posted: May 29, 2016, 4:42 pm
Donnie is joined by JASON SOMERVILLE (!!!) in the Biggest Little City in the World for Run it Up Reno. 
Posted: May 29, 2016, 4:42 pm
The TOPDOLLARMAN himself, Paul Newey joins Remko at WPT Amsterdam. 
Posted: May 27, 2016, 8:59 pm
Howard Lederer dropped a bomb on Thursday, so naturally, Rich and Donnie discuss. They also try to meet Chicago Joey’s 10-voicemail challenge, to get an Isildur1 interview. 
Posted: May 20, 2016, 4:36 am
Remko, a faux Canadian, sits down with actual Canadian Max Greenwood to talk about his poker journey, his fellow poker-playing brothers, and more. 
Posted: May 19, 2016, 4:33 pm
Jason Mercier joins Remko to talk about prop betting at the World Series of Poker, his three-bracelet bet against Vanessa Selbst, and some of the high-stakes cash games he’s dabbling in. 
Posted: May 11, 2016, 4:01 pm

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