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Ivey, Holz, and Dwan Confirm Attendance to Triton Poker Jeju

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Some amazing high-stakes short-deck and no-limit hold'em action is about to head to South Korea with the Triton Poker heading to Jeju Landing Casino from July 23 to Aug. 1.

When 10-time WSOP gold-bracelet winner Phil Ivey, who won a side event during the last Triton Poker festival in Montenegro, confirms his attendance to the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Jeju ahead of time. That means the poker world will be paying close attention to all the thrilling action.

The festival features five huge events including three short-deck poker events where twos through fives are removed from the decks with altered hand rankings alongside two no-limit hold'em events. The action will be streamed live with hole cards exposed for all of the events along with many of the biggest cash games with expert commentary from Randy Lew, Lex Veldhuis and Chen An Lin.

Fedor Holz and Phil Ivey
Fedor Holz and Phil Ivey

Ivey won't be the only big name in attendance as Tom Dwan, Dan Cates, Rui Cao, Paul Phua, and partypoker ambassadors Fedor Holz and Jason Koon all plan to join in on what promises to be an exciting festival.

"I have been good buddies with Paul (Phua) and Richard (Yong) for quite some time and love what they're doing," said Koon. "These guys don't play around. They put on big events, big tournaments and they treat players well. I am excited to go to Jeju. Bianca and I intend to get over there, do some leisure things, and win a couple of tournaments."

"These guys don't play around. They put on big events, big tournaments and they treat players well."

The festival begins with the HKD 100,000 ($13,000) No-Limit Hold'em Short-Deck, Ante Only event with two opening flights on July 23 and 24. Surviving players play down to a winner on July 25.

The action gets even bigger for the HKD 500,000 (USD $64,000) NLHE Short-Deck, Ante Only event on July 25-26, followed by the HKD 500,000 (USD $64,000) NLHE 6-Max event on July 26-27 and the HKD 1,000,000 (USD $127,000) NLHE Short-Deck, Ante Only event on July 28-29.

The biggest tournament is saved for last with the three-day HKD 2,000,000 (USD $255,000) NLHE Main Event easily being the highlight of the festival from July 30 to Aug. 1.

The PokerNews Live Reporting Team will be on hand to cover all of the amazing action from start to finish.

Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Jeju Schedule

DateTimeEvent
July 234 p.m.HKD 100,000 ($13,000) No-Limit Hold'em Short-Deck, Ante Only Day 1a
July 244 p.m.HKD 100,000 ($13,000) No-Limit Hold'em Short-Deck, Ante Only Day 1b
July 252 p.m.HKD 100,000 ($13,000) No-Limit Hold'em Short-Deck, Ante Only Day 2
 4 p.m.HKD 500,000 (USD 64,000) NLHE Short-Deck, Ante Only Day 1
July 262 p.m.HKD 500,000 (USD 64,000) NLHE Short-Deck, Ante Only Day 2
 4 p.m.HKD 500,000 (USD 64,000) NLHE 6-Max Day 1
July 272 p.m.HKD 500,000 (USD 64,000) NLHE 6-Max Day 2
July 284 p.m.HKD 1,000,000 (USD 127,000) NLHE Short-Deck, Ante Only Day 1
July 292 p.m.HKD 1,000,000 (USD 127,000) NLHE Short-Deck, Ante Only Day 2
July 302 p.m.HKD 2,000,000 (USD 255,000) NLHE Main Event Day 1
July 312 p.m.HKD 2,000,000 (USD 255,000) NLHE Main Event Day 2
Aug. 12 p.m.HKD 2,000,000 (USD 255,000) NLHE Main Event Day 3
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