SIGN UP LOG IN
 

Triton Poker brings the $1,325 million buy-in event to London

Published by

June 19, 2019 2:34 pm

Triton Poker brings the $1,325 million buy-in event to London

The hype is justified, and new records are to be expected: Triton Poker has announced the tournament with the highest buy-in ever.

The Triton Poker Super High Roller Series will be playing for the first time at the Grand Ballroom of Hilton Park Lane in London from July 31st to August 7th. Not surprising at Triton Poker, the schedule is bursting at the seams with tournaments that require a high entry fee – buy-ins start at £25,000.

Apart from the fact that this is the first time the tour has stopped in the British capital, the stop is particularly worth mentioning because of the main event. The Triton Million – A Helping Hand for Charity event runs from 1 to August 3rd and boasts a massive buy-in of £1,050,000 ($1,325,351/€1,178,798). This even exceeds the €1,000,000 due in October 2016 to participate in the Big One For One Drop in Monte Carlo.

The event is a purely invitational tournament, with the chance to invite well-known and successful businessmen and women from all over the world who have developed a passion for poker. Any invited player can register a guest for the event, so there are likely to be a few poker pros involved.

£1,000,000 from each entry will be added to the prize pool, and the remaining £50,000 will be entirely donated to charity. Triton Poker expects the winner of the event to win a higher prize than any other player in a single tournament.

Antonio Esfandiari currently holds the record for the highest prize in a single tournament. At the Big One for One Drop in 2012, he survived a field of 48 players and earned a $18,346,673 win bonus.

Triton Poker makes everything new

‘THE FIELD IS DIVIDED BETWEEN POKER PROS AND AMATEUR PLAYERS. AT THE BEGINNING OF THE FIRST DAY THE TWO GROUPS WILL NOT COMPETE AGAINST EACH OTHER.’

For the first time since poker tournaments have been held, the field will be split between poker pros and amateur players. At the beginning of the first game day (out of a total of three), players will be divided into two groups until the dinner break, which will not play against each other. After the 6th level, the groups meet and will finish the rest of the tournament like a classic freezeout tournament.

For prestige reasons, players may not wear sunglasses, hats or hoodies. They are also prohibited from covering the neck or any part of the body above the neck area. Also, the nine players are expected to appear in suits at the Final Table, just as they did at the Big One for One Drop in Monte Carlo three years ago.

Players will enter the tournament with 1,000,000 chips. Each level will last an hour and will be played with a Big Blind Ante and a Shot Clock that gives 20 seconds to consider before the flop. On the flop, the time bench is increased to 25 seconds, on the turn and river to 30 seconds.

More News

NBA-News: Golden State Warriors test Marquese Chriss

NBA-News: Golden State Warriors test Marquese Chriss

The Golden State Warriors are regaining ground on the big positions. As several media report, the Dubs will probably strengthen…

Column: The eternal life of Counter-Strike - Part 1

Column: The eternal life of Counter-Strike - Part 1

Counter-Strike celebrated its 20th birthday last month. In a time that is characterized by short-termism, transience and the new, this…

Poker Central Releases Poker Masters Tournament Schedule

Poker Central Releases Poker Masters Tournament Schedule

High roller fans who wondered about the lack of announcements about the Poker Masters broadcast on PokerGO last September can…

Takashi Iizuka over 30 years of Sonic and a potential eSports title

Takashi Iizuka over 30 years of Sonic and a potential eSports title

Soon it is time and 2021 the blue hedgehog of SEGA celebrates his 30th birthday. But what about the preparations…

G2 Esports plays with fire at the LoL-Worlds and burns itself

G2 Esports plays with fire at the LoL-Worlds and burns itself

On the sixth day of the League of Legends World Cup, the favourites from Group A secure their ticket to…

GTA 5 - This sports car is finally available online in GTA today

GTA 5 - This sports car is finally available online in GTA today

The Ocelot Jugular is now available for purchase in "GTA Online". Players had already expected the activation of the sports…

New Jordan? NBA sensation Williamson fires up the hype

New Jordan? NBA sensation Williamson fires up the hype

A new Michael Jordan? Or rather LeBron James 2.0? Zion Williamson is considered the upcoming sensation of the NBA. At…

Ex-world champion switches to Jay-Z agency

Ex-world champion switches to Jay-Z agency

After other exciting transfers, like the change from "MoAuba" to the Focus Clan, have already taken place, Roc Nation Sports…

Next title! Nicolas99fc dominates the FIFA world

Next title! Nicolas99fc dominates the FIFA world

Nicolas "nicolas99fc" Villalba dominated the FIFA 19 Global Series Playoffs in Berlin as the world number one. On Playstation 4,…

"A European will win the Fortnite World Championship"

The 19-year-old Kinstaar from Freiburg has qualified twice for the upcoming "Fortnite" World Championships. This is how he feels before…

Rugby World Cup - Wales eliminated in the quarter-final, Fiji

Rugby World Cup - Wales eliminated in the quarter-final, Fiji

Wales and Australia have reached the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup in Japan. Scotland also remains in the race…

FIFA19-SUPERSTAR MICHAEL BITTNER

FIFA19-SUPERSTAR MICHAEL BITTNER

That's Werder gambler "MegaBit" Werder has not been able to celebrate a championship in the Bundesliga since 2004. On the…

Mega prize money! TI breaks records
Mega prize money! TI breaks records

Just over a month before "The International 2019", it's already clear that the Dota tournament will be about record prize…

Illegal online gambling: banks cannot justify themselves
Illegal online gambling: banks cannot justify themselves

Payment service providers are prohibited from participating in transactions related to illegal online gambling. But now the Leverkusen District Court…

Blizzard working on Overwatch 2 - Stop Starcraft Shooter
Blizzard working on Overwatch 2 - Stop Starcraft Shooter

There's news from Blizzard. A well-informed journalist has found out that they are working on Overwatch 2. For gamers, this…

Poker Central Releases Poker Masters Tournament Schedule
Poker Central Releases Poker Masters Tournament Schedule

High roller fans who wondered about the lack of announcements about the Poker Masters broadcast on PokerGO last September can…

Gambling debts not paid: Vegas casino sues NHL professional Evander Kane
Gambling debts not paid: Vegas casino sues NHL professional Evander Kane

Evander Kane threatens legal trouble due to gambling debts. A casino in Las Vegas has sued the San Jose Sharks…

Here you can get 30,000 euros in prize money
Here you can get 30,000 euros in prize money

A1 invites you to the eSports League Finale at the Gasometer in Vienna - it will be played live for…

E-Sport News: G2 Esports is Team of the Year
E-Sport News: G2 Esports is Team of the Year

At this year's Esports Awards, the League of Legends Team of G2 Esports received the eSports Team of the Year…

Daniel Negreanu meets US presidential candidate Yang in Las Vegas
Daniel Negreanu meets US presidential candidate Yang in Las Vegas

After presidential candidate Andrew Yang, U.S. Democrat, had already generated a huge response in the poker community - HGP reported…

Gambling mishaps international - not only in Germany
Gambling mishaps international - not only in Germany

Those who sat in front of the television last Saturday full of suspense with their lottery ticket and were waiting…

Casino in GTA Online comes tomorrow - Players worry about restrictions
Casino in GTA Online comes tomorrow - Players worry about restrictions

The release of the casino in GTA Online is imminent. But before it opens, players are worried about restrictions. Can…

Mybetting Deals Tools

Surebet by BetBurger

Surebet by BetBurger

BetBurger is a service focusing on arbitrage bets, also known as sure bets. It turns sports betting into an investment.

Matched Betting by OddsMonkey

OddsMonkey

OddsMonkey offers matched betting services with features to enhance your profits with the best betting offers.

Live Sport Results and Statistics

Live Scores

Always keep ahead of the sports betting game with our real time results and statistics!

2000+ Free Slots

Play the best online slots and your favourites from the biggest developers for free right here!