Triton Million - A Helping Hand for Charity
Days:
123

Event Info

Buy-in £1,050,000
Prize Pool £54,000,000
Players 54

Level Info

Level 23
Blinds 200,000 / 400,000
Ante 400,000

Vivek Rajkumar Eliminated in 5th Place (£3,000,000)

MartianNews • Level 22: 150,000-300,000, 300,000 ante
Elimination Vivek Rajkumar
Elimination Vivek Rajkumar

Hand #91: Bryn Kenney opened to 700,000 from the cutoff with {a-Hearts}{a-Clubs} and Vivek Rajkumar moved all in for 4,325,000. Kenney checked his cards again to make sure they were the same and instantly called the all-in with his rockets.

Vivek Rajkumar: {a-Spades}{8-Spades}
Bryn Kenney: {a-Hearts}{a-Clubs}

A flop of {10-Clubs}{7-Hearts}{2-Spades} came down on the turn and Rajkumar was in rough shape. The {3-Diamonds} fell on the turn and Rajkumar's slim hope of cracking aces had now disappeared as he was drawing dead to the {8-Clubs} river card.

Kenney pulled in the pot, overtaking the chip lead, sending Rajkumar out in fifth place for a respectable £3,000,000.

Bryn Kenney us
Bryn Kenney
us 22,000,000 5,400,000
Vivek Rajkumar in
Vivek Rajkumar
in Busted

Tags: Bryn KenneyVivek Rajkumar

Hands #86-90: Kenney Secures Big Double Through Zang

AaronMcBride • Level 22: 150,000-300,000, 300,000 ante
Bryn Kenney
Bryn Kenney

Hand #86: Vivek Rajkumar moved all in for 4,325,000 from the button with {a-Spades}{3-Spades} and won the pot.

Hand #87: Stephen Chidwick raised to 700,000 from the button with {9-Hearts}{8-Hearts} and won the pot.

Hand #88: Aaron Zang moved all in for 11,375,000 from the small blind with {8-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds}, and Bryn Kenney called for 7,775,000 with {9-Clubs}{9-Spades} in the big blind.

The flop fell {j-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}, and Kenney hit a set as Zang picked up the straight draw.

The {6-Diamonds} increased Zang's outs with the added flush draw, but the {q-Spades} on the river secured the double for Kenney.

Hand #89: Kenney moved all in for 16,500,000 from the small blind with {9-}{9-}, and Rajkumar folded.

Hand #90: Kenney raised all in for 16,600,000 from the button with {9-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds} and won the pot.

Dan Smith us
Dan Smith
us 18,500,000 -1,200,000
Bryn Kenney us
Bryn Kenney
us 16,600,000 8,500,000
Stephen Chidwick gb
Stephen Chidwick
gb 9,900,000 700,000
Vivek Rajkumar in
Vivek Rajkumar
in 4,300,000
Aaron Zang cn
Aaron Zang
cn 3,600,000 -8,400,000

Tags: Aaron ZangBryn KenneyStephen ChidwickVivek Rajkumar

Hands #80-85: Play Starting to Tighten Up as Short-Handed Starts

MartianNews • Level 22: 150,000-300,000, 300,000 ante

Hand #80: Vivek Rajkumar moved all in from the button with {a-Hearts}{q-Spades} and took down the pot.

Hand #81: Dan Smith received a walk in the big blind.

Hand #82: Rajkumar opened to 725,000 from the cutoff with {q-Spades}{q-Hearts}, his opponents folded and Rajkumar scooped in the pot.

Hand #83: Stephen Chidwick looked down at {a-Spades}{k-Hearts} and opened to 750,000 in the cutoff. The table folded and he took down the pot preflop.

Hand #84: Smith raised to 600,000 from the cutoff with {10-Spades}{8-Hearts} and took down the pot.

Hand #85: Aaron Zang opened to 625,000 from the cutoff with {5-Spades}{5-Diamonds}, Chidwick called with {j-Hearts}{9-Diamonds} and the flop came down {8-Clubs}{7-Clubs}{6-Hearts}. Both players checked and the {k-Hearts} landed as a turn card. Both players checked again to the {q-Hearts} river card and once more to showdown. Zang revealed his pair of nickels and scooped the pot as he had the only pair.

Dan Smith us
Dan Smith
us 19,700,000 200,000
Aaron Zang cn
Aaron Zang
cn 12,000,000 300,000
Stephen Chidwick gb
Stephen Chidwick
gb 9,200,000 -500,000
Bryn Kenney us
Bryn Kenney
us 8,100,000 -700,000
Vivek Rajkumar in
Vivek Rajkumar
in 4,300,000 600,000

Tags: Aaron ZangDan SmithStephen ChidwickVivek Rajkumar

Bill Perkins Eliminated in 6th Place (£2,200,000)

AaronMcBride • Level 22: 150,000-300,000, 300,000 ante
Elimination Bill Perkins
Elimination Bill Perkins

Hand #79: Bryn Kenney raised to 600,000 from the button with {a-Spades}{a-Diamonds} and Bill Perkins three-bet all in for 1,800,000 from the big blind with {k-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}. Kenney snap-called and the cards were turned on their backs.

The flop fell {7-Clubs}{2-Spades}{2-Hearts}, and Perkins stood from his chair to shake hands with the remaining players. The {a-Hearts} on the turn confirmed his departure before the {10-Spades} on the river.

Businessman Perkins saw his deep run come to an end in sixth place for £2,200,000.

Dan Smith us
Dan Smith
us 19,500,000 2,600,000
Aaron Zang cn
Aaron Zang
cn 11,700,000 -300,000
Stephen Chidwick gb
Stephen Chidwick
gb 9,700,000 -600,000
Bryn Kenney us
Bryn Kenney
us 8,800,000 1,300,000
Vivek Rajkumar in
Vivek Rajkumar
in 3,700,000 -1,100,000
Bill Perkins us
Bill Perkins
us Busted

Tags: Bill PerkinsBryn Kenney

Hands #77-78: Smith Uses the Power of the Chiplead

AaronMcBride • Level 22: 150,000-300,000, 300,000 ante

Hand #77: Dan Smith raised to 700,000 from the button with {5-Spades}{3-Spades}, and Bryn Kenney defended his big blind with {k-Clubs}{8-Hearts}. The flop fell {a-Hearts}{a-Spades}{q-Clubs}, and Kenney check-called a 400,000 continuation bet from Smith.
The {3-Hearts} hit the turn, and Kenney checked again before Smith bet 750,000. Kenney thought for 30 seconds but ultimately gave up.

Hand #78: Smith raised to {q-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds} from the cutoff, and Vivek Rajkumar called from the big blind with {k-Clubs}{10-Clubs}. The flop fell {6-Hearts}{6-Spades}{3-Hearts}, and Rajkumar check-folded to a 375,000 continuation bet.

Tags: Bryn KenneyDan SmithVivek Rajkumar

Hands #72-76: Zang Flips His Way into a Double

MartianNews • Level 22: 150,000-300,000, 300,000 ante
Aaron Zang
Aaron Zang

Hand #72: Vivek Rajkumar received a walk in the big blind.

Hand #73: Dan Smith opened to 600,000 from the hijack with {5-Hearts}{5-Diamonds} and received folds from all opponents as he took down the pot preflop.

Hand #74: Smith opened to 600,000 from under the gun with {a-Clubs}{k-Hearts} and Aaron Zang moved all in for 5,825,000 with {8-Hearts}{8-Clubs}. Smith called and the two tabled their hands.

Aaron Zang: {8-Hearts}{8-Clubs}
Dan Smith: {a-Clubs}{k-Hearts}

The flop came down {j-Hearts}{9-Hearts}{2-Diamonds} and Zang's snowmen were still ahead. A {9-Clubs} fell as the turn card and Smith needed to hit or he would double Zang up. The {4-Hearts} completed the board and Zang's eights held on for the pot, doubling through Smith.

Hand #75: Rajkumar moved all in from the cutoff with {7-Hearts}{7-Clubs} and took down the pot after his opponents folded.

Hand #76: Rajkumar looked down at {a-Spades}{q-Hearts} from the hijack and moved all in for 4,025,000. The rest of the table folded and he took down the pot.

Dan Smith us
Dan Smith
us 16,900,000 -5,855,000
Aaron Zang cn
Aaron Zang
cn 12,000,000 6,175,000
Stephen Chidwick gb
Stephen Chidwick
gb 10,300,000 -700,000
Bryn Kenney us
Bryn Kenney
us 7,500,000 -775,000
Vivek Rajkumar in
Vivek Rajkumar
in 4,800,000 1,525,000
Bill Perkins us
Bill Perkins
us 2,100,000 -750,000

Tags: Dan SmithAaron ZangVivek Rajkumar

Level:
22
Blinds:
150,000/300,000
Ante:
300,000

Break

AaronMcBride • Level 21: 125,000-250,000, 250,000 ante

The players are now on a 15-minute break.

Hands #69-71: Smith Extends His Lead

AaronMcBride • Level 21: 125,000-250,000, 250,000 ante

Hand #69: Vivek Rajkumar moved all in for 2,700,000 from the cutoff with {a-Diamonds}{5-Hearts} and won the pot.

Hand #70: Stephen Chidwick raised to 525,000 from the button with {a-Spades}{j-Diamonds} and Aaron Zang defended his big blind with {j-Spades}{10-Diamonds}. The flop fell {10-Clubs}{4-Clubs}{2-Clubs} and Zang check-called a 350,000 bet.

After the {q-Clubs} hit the turn, both players checked, and Zang hit two pair with the {j-Hearts} river card. They checked to a showdown, and Zang won the pot.

Hand #71: Dan Smith raised to 625,000 from the button with {a-Hearts}{5-Clubs}, and Bryn Kenney called from the big blind with {j-Spades}{10-Hearts}. The flop fell {a-Spades}{10-Spades}{3-Clubs} and Kenney check-called a 600,000 bet. Kenney checked again after the {4-Spades} hit the turn and Smith fired 1,600,000. Kenney needed to use a time bank card while he thought through his options and eventually called.

The {k-Diamonds} appeared on the river, and the action checked to a showdown with Smith increasing his lead before the break.

Dan Smith us
Dan Smith
us 22,755,000 3,055,000
Stephen Chidwick gb
Stephen Chidwick
gb 11,000,000 -900,000
Bryn Kenney us
Bryn Kenney
us 8,275,000 -3,125,000
Aaron Zang cn
Aaron Zang
cn 5,825,000 825,000
Vivek Rajkumar in
Vivek Rajkumar
in 3,275,000 575,000
Bill Perkins us
Bill Perkins
us 2,850,000 -50,000

Tags: Aaron ZangBryn KenneyDan SmithStephen ChidwickVivek Rajkumar

Hands #64-68: Perkins Lands Another Double; Rajkumar Drops to the Bottom

MartianNews • Level 21: 125,000-250,000, 250,000 ante

Hand #64: Dan Smith opened to 800,000 from the small blind with {8-Spades}{2-Spades} and Aaron Zang defended his big blind with {5-Clubs}{4-Clubs}. The dealer fanned out {a-Clubs}{k-Hearts}{4-Diamonds} on the flop and Smith led out for 400,000. Zang called with his bottom pair and the {9-Spades} landed as a turn card. Smith continued to fire, betting 650,000 and Zang swiftly released his hand, moving the pot to Smith.

Hand #65: Stephen Chidwick raised it up to 525,000 from the cutoff with {a-Spades}{7-Spades} and Smith called on the button, holding {k-Clubs}{6-Clubs}. Bryn Kenney defended his big blind with {a-Clubs}{7-Clubs} and the flop fell {q-Hearts}{8-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}.

Action checked to Smith, he bet 600,000 and both opponents folded as Smith took down another pot.

Hand #66: Bill Perkins moved all in with {a-Hearts}{k-Clubs} from under the gun, Vivek Rajkumar called from the big blind with {a-Diamonds}{3-Hearts} and the two tabled their hands.

Bill Perkins: {a-Hearts}{k-Clubs}
Vivek Rajkumar: {a-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}

The flop came down {9-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{4-Diamonds} and Perkins was still in a commanding lead with his big slick. An {8-Clubs} landed on the turn and Perkins looked in good shape to double up. The {j-Hearts} river card sealed the deal for Perkins as he secured another double through Rajkumar.

Hand #67: Zang moved all in for 4,325,000 from the cutoff with {6-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}, his opponents folded and he scooped in the pot.

Hand #68: Smith opened to 500,000 from under the gun, holding {6-Spades}{6-Diamonds} and found a pot after his opponents all let go of their hands.

Dan Smith us
Dan Smith
us 19,700,000 1,100,000
Stephen Chidwick gb
Stephen Chidwick
gb 11,900,000 -1,100,000
Bryn Kenney us
Bryn Kenney
us 11,400,000 -900,000
Aaron Zang cn
Aaron Zang
cn 5,000,000 -400,000
Bill Perkins us
Bill Perkins
us 2,900,000 1,300,000
Vivek Rajkumar in
Vivek Rajkumar
in 2,700,000 -1,900,000

Tags: Aaron ZangBill PerkinsBryn KenneyDan SmithStephen ChidwickVivek Rajkumar