₽3,000,000 Triton Poker High Roller
₽3,000,000 Triton Poker High Roller
Day 1 Completed

Antonius Enters Late and Rushes To the Top on Day 1 of the Triton Poker High Roller in Sochi

zedmaster84 • Level 8: 500-1,000, 1,000 ante
Patrik Antonius on top after Day 1
Patrik Antonius on top after Day 1

In cooperation with the 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Russia poker festival at the stunning Sochi Casino and Resort, the Triton Super High Roller series headed straight from their successful festival at the Landing Casino in Jeju, South Korea, to Russia and brought most of their High Rollers and the feature table setup over.

The first of two Triton Poker events, the RUB3,000,000 High Roller (~$50,000), kicked off with a delay of an hour. However, as soon as the first two tables were set, the field kept growing and a field of 37 entries emerged. At the end of level eight, only 24 players bagged up chips for the night with a very familiar face of the High Roller circuit at the top of the leaderboard.

Patrik Antonius was among several players to take advantage of the extended late registration and the Finn, who has been enjoying a very successful year at the poker tables thus far, quickly tripled his stack within just one hour after taking a seat over on the feature tables. Antonius bagged up 151,700 and claimed the lead after Day 1 ahead of Johannes Becker, who advanced with 137,500. Both Antonius and Becker also already have a partypoker LIVE MILLIONS trophy to their name after each winning a €25,500 High Roller earlier this year at the King's Casino in Rozvadov.

In a field filled with big names of the international poker circuit and Asian high stakes players, Igor Yaroshevskyy bagged up the third-biggest stack with 128,300. Other notables to make it through include Timothy Adams (125,700), Koray Aldemir (120,000), Aymon Hata (118,100), Ivan Leow (100,200), partypoker's Philipp Gruissem (73,000), and Andrey Pateychuk (65,900).

Triton founder Richard Yong advanced with 61,500, while fellow countryman and Triton founder Paul Phua was ousted in one of the last hands over on the feature table after his ace-king failed to hold up against the king-jack of Shyngis Satubayev. Manig Loeser entered three times and eventually made it through with 36,700.

Among those to bust were such big names as Alexey Rybin, Niall Farrell, Wai Kin Yong, Devan Tang and partypoker ambassador Anatoly Filatov. Rybin's super aggressive play backfired and the Russian became one of the early casualties. First he cracked the kings of Loeser with five-four, only to bust with kings when Johannes Becker turned a flush. As far as Farrell is concerned, he sent his first stack over to Becker as well and the second attempt ended with ace-queen against the pocket queens of Koray Aldemir.

Niall Farrell and Ludovic Geilich
No luck for Farrell on Day 1 of the Triton High Roller in Sochi

In the last level of the night, several players joined Farrell on the rail and all of them have another chance at High Roller glory as the registration remains open for the first three levels of Day 2. The action is set to recommence at 1 p.m. local time with blinds of 500/1,000 and a button ante of 1,000, giving all new entries up to 50 big blinds.

As usual, the PokerNews team will be on the floor to provide all the action and the live stream of the two feature tables will run on a security delay of 30 minutes. While the event is scheduled to play down to the winner on Day 2, the High Roller action will continue right away with Day 1 of the Super High Roller as of 5 p.m. local time on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018.

Day 2 Seat Assignments

TableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
511James BordUnited Kingdom54,00054
512Aleksandr GofmanRussia9,50010
513Igor YaroshevskyyUkraine128,300128
514Abraham PassetGermany91,20091
515Andrey PateychukRussia65,90066
517Dmitry YurasovRussia19,70020
521Kok Weng BehMalaysia80,10080
522Ivan LeowMalaysia100,200100
523Shyngis SatubayevKazakhstan101,200101
524Aymon HataUnited Kingdom118,100118
526Wai Leong ChanMalaysia54,20054
527Koray AldemirGermany120,000120
531Patrik AntoniusFinland151,700152
532Timothy AdamsCanada125,700126
533Dietrich FastGermany38,30038
534Manig LoeserGermany36,70037
536Bartlomiej MachonPoland47,90048
538Oleksii KhorosheninUkraine43,20043
541Konstantin UspenskiiRussia65,60066
542Jack SinclairUnited Kingdom74,50075
543Johannes BeckerGermany137,500138
544Vladimir TroyanovskiyRussia57,20057
545Richard YongMalaysia61,50062
546Philipp GruissemGermany73,00073

Tags: Alexey RybinAnatoly FilatovAndrey PateychukAymon HataDevan TangIgor YaroshevskyyIvan LeowJohannes BeckerKoray AldemirLudovic GeilichManig LoeserNiall FarrellPatrik AntoniusPaul PhuaPhilipp GruissemShyngis SatubayevTimothy AdamsTriton Super High RollerWai Kin Yong

End-of-Day Chip Counts (full)

zedmaster84 • Level 8: 500-1,000, 1,000 ante

A recap of today's action is to follow. All remaining 24 players will return at 1 p.m. local time and the registration and re-entry period remains open for another three levels.

Patrik Antonius fi
Patrik Antonius
fi 151,700 8,700
Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 137,500 25,500
Igor Yaroshevskyy ua
Igor Yaroshevskyy
ua 128,300 2,300
Timothy Adams ca
Timothy Adams
ca 125,700 5,700
Koray Aldemir de
Koray Aldemir
de 120,000 5,000
Aymon Hata gb
Aymon Hata
gb 118,100 43,100
Shyngis Satubayev kz
Shyngis Satubayev
kz 101,200 20,200
Ivan Leow my
Ivan Leow
my 100,200 -34,800
Abraham Passet gb
Abraham Passet
gb 91,200 28,200
Kok Weng Beh MY
Kok Weng Beh
MY 80,100 -3,900
Jack Sinclair gb
Jack Sinclair
gb 74,500 -4,500
Philipp Gruissem de
Philipp Gruissem
de 73,000 -2,000
Andrey Pateychuk ru
Andrey Pateychuk
ru 65,900 900
Konstantin Uspenskii RU
Konstantin Uspenskii
RU 65,600 -4,400
Richard Yong my
Richard Yong
my 61,500 16,500
Vladimir Troyanovskiy ru
Vladimir Troyanovskiy
ru 57,200 7,200
Wai Leong Chan my
Wai Leong Chan
my 54,200 8,100
James Bord gb
James Bord
gb 54,000 4,000
Bartlomiej Machon pl
Bartlomiej Machon
pl 47,900 -21,100
Oleksii Khoroshenin ua
Oleksii Khoroshenin
ua 43,200 5,500
Dietrich Fast de
Dietrich Fast
de 38,300 -26,700
Manig Loeser de
Manig Loeser
de 36,700 -13,300
Dmitry Yurasov ru
Dmitry Yurasov
ru 19,700 2,700
Aleksandr Gofman ru
Aleksandr Gofman
ru 9,500 -13,500

Adams Sends Phua to the Rail

zedmaster84 • Level 8: 500-1,000, 1,000 ante
Paul Phua
Paul Phua

Just before bagging and tagging, Timothy Adams raised with the {A-Clubs}{j-Clubs} from the under-the-gun position and called the three-bet to 6,200 by Paul Phua in the hijack, who held {A-}{K-}.

The flop brought {J-Hearts}{10-Clubs}{4-Spades} and Adams checked, Phua bet 8,000 and Adams check-raised all in. Phua could still smile but ultimately called for 23,000 to find himself in need of help.

Only a queen played after the {J-Diamonds} turn as Adams improved to trips jacks, and the {9-Clubs} river was a blank for Phua to reduce the field to 24.

Timothy Adams ca
Timothy Adams
ca 120,000 52,300
Paul Phua my
Paul Phua
my Busted

Tags: Paul PhuaTimothy Adams

Filatov Busts in Three-Way All In

zedmaster84 • Level 8: 500-1,000, 1,000 ante
Anatoly Filatov
Anatoly Filatov

Anatoly Filatov moved all in for 9,100 and Oleksii Khoroshenin did so for 13,800 in the small blind. Igor Yaroshevskyy held the far biggest stack of the trio in the big blind and called.

Anatoly Filatov: {A-Clubs}{2-Clubs}
Oleksii Khoroshenin: {A-Diamonds}{Q-Spades}
Igor Yaroshevskyy: {A-Spades}{J-Spades}

The {K-Spades}{5-Hearts}{3-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{Q-Hearts} board gave Filatov plenty of hope for a miracle, but ultimately he bricked off to bust in the final hands of the night.

Igor Yaroshevskyy ua
Igor Yaroshevskyy
ua 126,000 -16,000
Oleksii Khoroshenin ua
Oleksii Khoroshenin
ua 37,700 -12,300
Anatoly Filatov ru
Anatoly Filatov
ru Busted

Adams Jams Into Gruissem

zedmaster84 • Level 8: 500-1,000, 1,000 ante

Timothy Adams made it 2,300 to go with the {A-Diamonds}{J-Clubs} and Philipp Gruissem three-bet to 7,700 with {7-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds}, Adams called. On the {10-Clubs}{8-Hearts}{6-Spades} flop, both players checked to see the {7-Clubs} turn and Gruissem checked before calling a bet of 6,100 by Adams.

The {5-Clubs} river brought another check by Gruissem and Adams moved all in for 38,600

Philipp Gruissem de
Philipp Gruissem
de 75,000 -36,000
Timothy Adams ca
Timothy Adams
ca 67,700 -7,300

Tags: Philipp GruissemTimothy Adams

Last Five Hands

zedmaster84 • Level 8: 500-1,000, 1,000 ante

The clock has been stopped with 26 players remaining and 10 minutes left on the level, and five more hands will be played for tonight.

Sinclair Chips Up Through Yaroshevskyy

zedmaster84 • Level 8: 500-1,000, 1,000 ante

Jack Sinclair raised to 2,000 first to act, holding the {K-Clubs}{K-Hearts}, and Igor Yaroshevskyy called in the hijack with {A-Spades}{9-Spades}. Wai Leong Chan in the small blind called with {Q-Clubs}{10-Clubs} and three players headed to the {Q-Spades}{4-Spades}{4-Hearts} flop.

Chan checked and Sinclair made it 3,000 to go, both his opponents called. The {K-Spades} turn was the money card for Sinclair as he improved to a full house. Yet, all three players checked and the {8-Spades} came on the river.

Sinclair bet 7,500 and just Yaroshevskyy called with the nut flush to lose a small portion of his stack.

Igor Yaroshevskyy ua
Igor Yaroshevskyy
ua 142,000 21,000
Jack Sinclair gb
Jack Sinclair
gb 79,000 47,600
Wai Leong Chan my
Wai Leong Chan
my 22,500 -25,500

Tags: Igor YaroshevskyyJack SinclairWai Leong Chan

Tang No More

zedmaster84 • Level 8: 500-1,000, 1,000 ante
Devan Tang
Devan Tang

Over on the feature table, Kok Weng Beh raised to 2,20 with the {8-Diamonds}{8-Hearts} and Devan Tang three-bet to 4,800 on the button with the {A-Spades}{K-Hearts}. Shyngis Satubayev four-bet to 12,200 out of the big blind, Beh folded and Tang moved all in for 23,300 Satubayev tossed in the additional chips.

While Tang was in prime shape to avoid a re-entry, he saw the board run out {8-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{4-Clubs}{J-Diamonds}{5-Spades} and Satubayev got there on the turn to deal the final blow to Tang.

Kok Weng Beh MY
Kok Weng Beh
MY 84,000 7,000
Shyngis Satubayev kz
Shyngis Satubayev
kz 81,000 4,500
Devan Tang hk
Devan Tang
hk Busted

Tags: Devan TangKok Weng BehShyngis Satubayev