Kenneth Kee, Ships the 2018 Triton Poker’s $1,000,000 HKD Short Deck Ante Only Event

//Kenneth Kee, Ships the 2018 Triton Poker’s $1,000,000 HKD Short Deck Ante Only Event

Kenneth Kee, Ships the 2018 Triton Poker’s $1,000,000 HKD Short Deck Ante Only Event

For others, it seems that short deck poker is not their cup of tea yet but Kenneth Kee has already turned into the short deck daddy.

2018 Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Jeju $1,000,000 HKD Short Deck Ante Only Event is the testimony of his expertise. In this event, Kee outlasted 164 opponents to snatch the $2,925,000 ( HKD $22,500,000) top prize.

Only a few days back, Kee had finished as the first runner-up in the HKD $100,000 ($14K) Short Deck Ante Only Event, where Nick Schulman had bagged the title. Schulman had scooped $272,084.

All About The Event

The Super High Roller Series Jeju $1,000,000 HKD Short Deck Ante paid the cashing players handsomely, especially the last six finalists. Ivan Leow, taking home almost four times ($460,200) the buy-in.  Leow had won the Triton HKD $500,000 short deck tournament for $1,101,100 a few days ago.

After Leow, Kee completed his hattrick in player elimination with Mikita Badziakouski (K-K) and Peter Jetten(Q-Q).

Mikita Badziakouski is quite a skilfull player. He ranks in the 43rd place in the Player Of The Year list. Belonging to Belarus, his WSOP winnings amount to $17,666,08 and his POY winnings amount to $52,482,62. His winnings and active and efficient participation in various poker tournaments prove that he is no ordinary player.

Peter Jetten, also known as “Apathy” at the felts, is a Canadian poker professional. Jetten started poker professionally in 2004 and by 2006, he had already proved himself talented by finishing in the 8th place at the WSOP $2,500 Short-Handed No-Limit Hold ‘em event. Since then, Jetten has won over $650,000 in online tournaments.

Next, Richard Yong was railed in the third place. His elimination paved way for the heads-up between Kee and Cary Katz. Kee started the heads-up with a 3:1 chip lead, eventually taking up of Katz bankroll with the stack burden. Two Queens of the deck struck the final blow on Katz. Thus, Kee took down the title.

Final Table Results

1 Kenneth Kee $2,925,000
2 Cary Katz $1,809,600
3 Richard Yong $1,185,600
4 Peter Jetten $819,000
5 Mikita Badziakouski $600,600
6 Ivan Leow $460,200

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