Earlier this month, a list of participants for the World Poker Tour National Philippines Festival of Poker $200,000 Super High Roller – also known as the Triton SHR Series - Cali Cup — were revealed. This week, another batch of confirmations were released through Poker King Club.
Newly confirmed are Brian Rast, Keith Gipson, Thomas McDonald, John Juanda, Philipp Gruissem, Mike "Timex" McDonald, Stephen Chidwick, Hendrik Latz, David Peters, Isaac Haxton, Sam Soverel, Jean-Robert Bellande, Tom Hall, Dan Colman, and Nam Le.
Those players will join those already confirmed including Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan, Sam Trickett, Daniel Cates, Andrew Robl, Vivek Rajkumar, Fedor Holz, and Andrew Pantling.
In addition, those confirmed through the first release were Richard Yong, Paul Phua, Lei Tim Meng, Mui Man Bok, Qin "The Chairman" Si Xin, Wang "Shanghai Wong" Qiang, Zhang "Big Head" Xi Hong, Wang Zuo, Stanley Choi, Zhang Shu Nu Aaron, Liang Yu, and Chan Wai Leong.
As of now, the largest buy-in event in WPT history has 36 confirmed participants.
The $200,000 Super High Roller will run Jan. 3-4, 2016, and take place at Solaire Resort & Casino. The event is sponsored by the Cali Group and part of the Triton SHR Series. The entire WPT National Philippines schedule will run Jan. 2-8.
For more information on the $200,000 Super High Roller and the WPT National Philippines as a whole, head to WPT.com.
Finally, check out what Dwan had to say about the upcoming event and more in this video from Poker King Club: