Webster Lim Wins Triton Collection Madrid €50,000 Quick Deck Poker Event


Webster Lim is the most recent champion to be determined throughout the 2022 Triton Collection Madrid high-stakes match pageant. The Malaysian excessive curler outlasted a area of 57 whole entries within the €50,000 buy-in quick deck occasion to win his first Triton trophy and the highest prize of €855,000 ($897,750 USD).

This was the fourth-largest rating of Lim’s profession, together with his greatest payday being the $2.4 million he earned because the champion of the 2019 World Collection of Poker Europe €100,000 buy-in excessive curler. He now has greater than $10.1 million in lifetime match earnings to his identify.

Along with the cash and the {hardware}, Lim additionally secured 510 Card Participant Participant of the Yr factors for the win on this occasion. This was his second final-table end of the collection, having positioned fifth within the €20,000 quick deck occasion simply days earlier. With these two scores, he now sits inside attain of the highest 300 within the 2022 POY race, which is sponsored by World Poker.

The second and ultimate day of this occasion started with 21 gamers remaining and solely eight set to make the cash. Lim was in the course of the pack, getting into the day in thirteenth chip place. By the point he knocked out Sam Greenwood on the bubble, he had battled his method in the direction of the highest of the leaderboard. Lim then busted Rene Van Krevelen in eighth place ($119,700 USD) to maneuver into the outright lead heading into the ultimate seven.

Ryan Yum was the subsequent to fall, together with his pocket jacks shedding a preflop race to the A-Okay of Wai Kin Yong. Yum earned $152,670 USD for his seventh-place exhibiting.

Ten-time bracelet winner and Poker Corridor of Famer Phil Ivey’s run on this occasion got here to an finish when he known as Lim’s shove with A-Okay. Lim had ripped it with Okay-J, which improved to quads by the river to slim the sector to 5. Ivey secured $191,520 and 170 POY factors for his sixth final-table end of the yr. With two titles, greater than $3 million in year-to-date earnings, and a couple of,134 whole factors, Ivey now sits in fifteenth place within the 2022 POY standings.

Wai Kin Yong known as off the final of his stack with OkayHeart SuitQHeart Suit and made two pair by the river on a 9Heart Suit7Heart Suit6Spade SuitQSpade SuitOkayDiamond Suit runout. He was up in opposition to AHeart Suit8Diamond Suit for Li, which made the sneaky A-6-7-8-9 straight that’s doable briefly deck because of the ace with the ability to play as each the very best and lowest card. Yong settled for $245,385 USD because the fifth-place finisher.

2016 Large One For One Drop Invitational occasion winner Elton Tsang obtained his case chips in with A-Q main Lim’s A-10, however the board gave Lim the Broadway straight on the top to see him earn yet one more knockout. Tsang earned $317,100 USD for his deep run.

Winfred Yu was on the lookout for his second Triton quick deck title of the yr, having received a $75,000 buy-in occasion in Cyprus final month for a seven-figure payday. He fell a few spots quick, although, when his pocket jacks did not beat out the A-10 of Lim, who made one other straight to take down the pot. The $418,950 USD payout for third place noticed Yu improve his profession earnings to greater than $6.6 million.

Headsup play started with Lim holding 114 antes to Bjorn Li’s 99. Lim prolonged his benefit a bit additional earlier than the ultimate hand of the occasion was dealt. Li known as with OkayHeart Suit9Diamond Suit and Lim checked with JDiamond Suit7Diamond Suit. The flop got here down OkayClub Suit9Heart Suit8Diamond Suit to offer Li prime two pair. He checked and Lim wager 300,000 together with his gutshot. Li check-raised to 1,000,000. Lim known as and the tenDiamond Suit hit the flip, giving him the jack-high straight with a diamond flush redraw. Li moved all-in for five,900,000 into the pot of two,400,000. Lim rapidly known as and the 7Heart Suit on the river locked up the pot and the title for him. Li earned $649,425 because the runner-up finsiher.

Here’s a have a look at the payouts and POY factors awarded on the ultimate desk:

Place Participant Earnings (USD) POY Factors
1 Webster Lim $897,750 510
2 Bjorn Li $649,425 425
3 Winfred Yu $418,950 340
4 Elton Tsang $317,100 255
5 Wai Kin Yong $245,385 213
6 Phil Ivey $191,520 170
7 Ryan Mingho Yum $152,670 128

Photograph credit score: Joe Giron / Triton Poker.




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