The Canadian pro Tim Adams became the third player to win two Main Event in the Triton Super High Roller Series history after outlasting a star-studded field of 151 entries in Event #11 – $125,000 NLH Main Event at the ongoing Triton Poker Super High Roller Series London. In the final showdown, the 37-year-old Adams clashed with French player Jean Noel Thorel, a man more than twice his age. The former dominated and ended up winning a career-high $4,185,000 for his stellar performance. He also earned an exclusive Jacob & Co timepiece and a two-night stay on the Bombay Superyacht.
- Total Entries: 151
- Prizepool: $18,875,000
- Places Paid: 27
His victory came four years after he won $3.5 million for victory on the Triton Series in Jeju, South Korea. It is worth noting that this was his 11th cash on the tour and took his earnings to over $13 Million in Triton events. The victory also propelled Adams into 15th on poker’s All-Time Money List.
Speaking on the Triton Poker livestream, the elated Timothy Adams said “I’m just lost for words because that was insane that I won this one,” Adams confessed at the end. “It was a battle heads up. Jean Noel, hats off to him. He is an insane competitor, super tough to play against.”- added Adams.
On the final hand, Adams held pocket eights, while Thorel had pocket nines. All the chips went in the middle pre-flop. Adams got the good slice of fortune as the board ran out Kc Qh 7h 6s 8c, bringing the end to the biggest Main Event ever hosted on the tour. Unfortunately for Thorel, the river card sealed the victory for Adams to claim his second career Triton Main Event title and a career-high score.
Representing India in the biggest Triton main event was Santhosh Suvarna, who has already notched an impressive four cashes in the ongoing series. He finished 25th for $189,000 among the 27 players paid out in the event. He shoved all in on the board of 10d Jc Ks Qc with his remaining 630K and was faced by an all-in from Nick Schulman with 2.5 Million. Schulman turned over pocket aces while Suvarna flipped pocket sevens. The river of 6d did not help and Suvarna got eliminated.
Final Table Results
1 – Timothy Adams – $4,185,000
2 – Jean Noel Thorel– $2,830,000
3 – Daniel Cates– $1,940,000
4 – Isaac Haxton – $1,582,000
5 – Stephen Chidwick– $1,260,000
6 – Juan Pardo – $970,000
7 – James Chen – $705,000
8 – Lun Loon – $510,000
9 – Doug Polk– $422,500