How does the legendary Timothy Adams land in Korea (landing casino in Jeju) AKA the owner of World Series poker bracelet wins 3.6 Million USD? Here is the secret…
Timothy Adams landed in Korea (landing casino in Jeju) with the title of a World Series poker bracelet which has about eight figures earning to it. Notwithstanding that Adams has won many high roller events recently, he had never won any six-figure buy-in tournament before he came to the 2019 triton poker super high series in Korea.
His story suddenly changed when he outlasted a field of 38 entries to win the $2,000,000 HKD which is about $254,779 USD in the Jeju buy-in triton no-limit hold’em major tournament. This particular victory plus the top price of about $27,760,500 HKD which is about $3,608,865 USD in total.
Having been the biggest win of the Canadian, blowing away the $1,009,965 he won for being the third position finisher in the 2017 Asian super roller. This particular victory boosted his live event earnings to over $14.1 million.
The Canadian is presently the 39th richest poker player in the world, and he is also the fourth highest poker earner in Canada. He is bested only by Daniel Negreanu who is worth $36.6 million and followed by Jonathan Duhamel who is worth $17.9 million and Samuel Greenwood worth $15.8 million. would be great to see what he can do in online casinos.
Adams is currently ranked the 67th in the full world ranking. His 600-card player of the year points for his victory is his second final table and second title of the year, with the victory in the Caribbean PokerStars high roller adventure price worth $50,000 in January.
However, Adams wasn’t the only player to make significant moves in the POY rating based on the exploits of this tournament. Bryn Kenney won 500 points and a whopping $3,125,135 USD after his deal with the Canadian that sealed their huge $3 million USD price that they earned based on the number of their chips and left the event with over $500,000 USD up for grabs.
Kenny’s year started very brightly for him with a significant victory in the Aussie millions $10,000 AUD main tournament for a whopping $916,271 USD and 2,208 points. He also won the second title of $25,000 tournament at the U.S poker open, with the inclusion of yet another $450,000 USD and 504 points. Bryn also placed for the fourth in the $500,000 HKD no-limit hold’em six-max tournament earlier in the series for extra $509,730 USD with 408 points.
The positivity about Bryn’s big scores has boosted him to the first position in the 2019 POY race, with about 3,620 points together and a total of $5,001,136.
With over $1,059,500 USD and 250 points, David Peters finished fifth in the tournament. With six final tables this year and his 2019 U.S Poker Open title. He is in the 13th position in this year’s POY standing.
He has over $32,755,512 to his name, which can keep him at the fifth position in the pokers all-time top earners ranking. His swift run in the tournament moved him to the sixth place with over $30,770,801.
Here are the full payouts and POY points won in the tournament:
Place Player Earnings (USD)
- Tim Adams – $3,608,865
- Bryn Kenney – $3,125,135
- Dan Smith – $1,768,000
- Peter Jetten – $1,350,700
- David Peters – $1,059,500
- Isaac Haxton – $819,000