Jason Koon Wraps Monte Carlo Series with 10th Triton Poker Title

Jason Koon Wraps Monte Carlo Series with 10th Triton Poker Title

Jason Koon continued his mastery of Triton Poker by finishing up the Monte Carlo stop on Sunday with his record-extending 10th win after conquering the $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Turbo event for $365,000.

The GGPoker ambassador was one of 12 winners during the high-stakes poker series. On the final day, Daniel Dvoress also captured a victory, his being in the $50,000 Pot-Limit Omaha tournament, which paid $956,000.

There were a number of other big-time poker stars who claimed tournament wins in Monte Carlo, including Dan Smith, Steve O'Dwyer, Jonathan Jaffe, and Christoph Vogelsang, among others (full list of winners below).

Smith was the biggest winner of them all after having taken down the largest buy-in event of the series $200,000 No-Limit Hold'em Invitational for $3,870,000. But Matthias Eibinger wasn't far off when he collected $3,461,000 for winning the $125,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event.

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Another Day at the Office for Jason Koon

Koon has long been the top performer at Triton, winning tournaments on the regular. But his series entering the final event only included two min-cashes. Would he leave Monte Carlo without a win? The answer is no.

In the 12th event of 12, the future Poker Hall of Famer beat Eelis Prssinen heads-up to conquer the $25,000 PLO turbo event. There were 35 players in the one-day tournament, and nine players cashed. Joao Vieira (third place) and Sam Greenwood (fourth place) were among the other notables to reach the money.

Koon is now over $52.6 million in The Hendon Mob earnings for his career, which puts him in fourth all-time, about $13 million behind the leader, Bryn Kenney.

Dvoress, one of the greatest Canadian poker pros ever, added to his already stacked resume by winning the $50k PLO event on Sunday. In doing so, he cracked the $27.2 million mark in lifetime live tournament cashes, according to The Hendon Mob. He beat Daniel Tang, the top performer in the series, heads-up for the title.

Tang won $50,000 No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed for $1,580,000, and he reached five final tables in the 12 events. cashing for $4,593,000 overall.

Triton Poker Monte Carlo Series Results

EventEntresPrize PoolWinnerPrize
$200,000 NLH Invitational73$14,650,000Dan Smith$3,870,000
$50,000 NLH Turbo Bounty50$2,350,000Jonathan Jaffe$501,000
$125,000 NLH Main Event88$16,875,000Matthias Eibinger$3,461,000
$25,000 NLH Turbo44$1,425,000Steve O'Dwyer$416,000
$100,000 NLH 8-Handed78$12,000,000Christoph Vogelsang$2,644,000
$30,000 NLH 7-Handed96$4,350,000Ognyan Dimov$1,010,000
$40,000 NLH Mystery Bounty96$6,440,000Mario Mosbock$718,000
$50,000 NLH 8-Handed90$6,800,000Daniel Tang$1,580,000
$25,000 NLH 66Million$ Live117$4,675,000Chin Lim$899,893
$30,000 PLO Bounty51$2,200,000Gavin Andreanoff$387,000
$50,000 PLO43$3,600,000Daniel Dvoress$956,000
$25,000 PLO Turbo35$1,250,000Jason Koon$365,000


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