Rui Cao Wins Triton Poker Short Deck Main Event for $3,350,728


Rui Cao outlasted an area of 98 entrants consisting of 51 reentries to win the Triton Poker Montenegro HKD 1,000,000 Short Deck Main Event at the 2019 Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Montenegro for HKD 26,300,000 ($3,350,725).

The win almost increased Cao’s lifetime profession profits to $7.5 million as well as pushed him from tenth to 5th put on The Hendon Mob’s France All Time Cash Checklist past the similarity Sylvain Loosli (sixth– $7.4 million), Fabrice Soulier (seventh– $6.4 million), Roger Hairabedian (8th– $5.2 million), Jean-Noel Thorel (nine– $5.1 million), as well as Julien Martini (tenth– $4.1 million).

Long List of Talent in Triton Poker Short Deck Event

As has become popular on the scenic tour, the celebrities were out active. Sitting down inside Maestral Resort & Gambling Establishment, Budva, Cao had to conquer Isaac Haxton and Nikita Bodyakovskiy to declare his initial live title.

After battling with Day 1 on My 10, the man that completed second in last year’s Montenegro centerpiece was in a comfortable placement. That form proceeded right into the second day and onto the last table.

As the chips began to fly on May 12, short-stack Tong Siow Choon was the very first to drop. Relocating with a pair of jacks, the Malaysian was sent to the rail by Kenneth Kee that hit the flop with An ATM MACHINE K ♦.

With the get rid of floodgates open, Cao gradually took control. After seeing the abovementioned Haxton and afterward Canadian event professional Daniel Dvoress loss, the brief deck enthusiast secured the offer.

Cao Clinches First Title

Cao had two close calls last year to win his first Triton Poker title. The victory was not only his first Triton Poker title but also his first time he hoisted the winner’s trophy in any live poker tournament.

“First time I ever won a tournament, and this is a good one,” Cao told Triton Poker after his big win. “So I’m happy.”

2019 Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Montenegro Short Deck Main Event Results

Place Player Country Prize (USD)
1 Rui Cao France $3,350,725
2 Paul Phua Malaysia $2,178,608
3 Romain Arnaud France $1,503,367
4 Daniel Dvoress Canada $1,155,554
5 Kenneth Kee Singapore $917,309
6 Ming Zhong Liu Hong Kong $716,010
7 Tong Siow Choon Malaysia $560,578