The biggest ever Triton Triton SHR Macau Series Main Event prize was granted Friday night to Poker Hall of Fame part John Juanda after he caught the HK $1,000,000 Triton SHR Macau Main Event for HK $22,410,400 (US $2,872,299). Juanda vanquished Fedor Holz heads-up after a four-and-a-half-hour fight inside the Galaxy Macau Hotel in Taipa, Macau.
“Playing against Fedor was truly extreme,” Juanda said subsequent to winning the title. “He’s a truly great player and clearly, he’s the person winning all the super hot shots. I’m truly blessed to play takes up and fall off to finish everything. I think we have an alternate style of playing. It was a decent long match and I’m almost certain he delighted in it as well.”
At the point when asked how he was feeling subsequent to securing the biggest money of his profession, Juanda reacted with, “Well, clearly it feels extraordinary whenever you win a competition of this greatness. To begin with, you need to play entirely well and you likewise need to luck out. Particularly these days with the extreme fields we have. For instance, the last table, I mean, looks like everyone is an astounding player.”
Juanda went ahead to express his gratefulness for the Triton SHR Poker occasions. “There are such a large number of things I like about the Triton competitions since they generally treat the players pleasantly and obviously I’m great companions with every one of the coordinators. I feel exceptionally great each time I come here. Manila, Montenegro, and here [Macau], it resembles being around companions. The field is dependably okay. The enrollment work area … there’s never any line. The smorgasbord is presumably the best from all the poker competitions.”
Juanda started the heads-up fight with a just about two-to-one chip advantage and immediately pulled ahead to expand the edge to almost five to one. Holz shut the hole to even before Juanda cut Holz down the middle once more. Two straight pairs by Holz flipped the content and Holz took the chip lead. Juanda wasn’t upset, be that as it may, and in a matter of three hands, had retaken a sizeable lead. In the long run, Juanda could puncture the German’s protection, getting Holz in with no reservations in a ruling position and holding.
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With the win, Juanda trips to the seventh place on the unsurpassed cash list sitting simply behind Phil Ivey. Juanda’s profession live recorded competition profit move to simply finished US $23.5 million.