Dan Smith wins the $200,000 Triton Invitational


Dan Smith The very first huge occasion of the Triton Series in Monaco has actually concluded with Dan Smith in the winner’s circle yet once again, removing the $200,000 Invitational for $3,870,000.

He beat previous footballer turned expert poker gamer Mario Mosböck heads-up for the 3rd greatest rating of his profession.

The $200,000 Invitational brought in a field of 73 gamers in the special format occasion. A suggestion that the only method an expert can play in the competition is to get a welcome from a VIP (extra an idea for Justin Bonomo who didn’t get a welcome). The VIPs play versus each other and the Pros do the very same till Day 2 where the fields integrate.

“This is really unique, “Smith stated after the competition.” I’ve had a couple of larger ratings in my profession … however it’s various when you win a competition with 70 gamers like this. It’s one of the greatest occasions of the year and just a lot of guys get to win them.”

It was likewise a huge night for French amateur gamer Jean Noel Thorel who came 4th for $1,390,000. In doing so he surpassed Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier in the France All-Time Money List with $15,257,987 in live revenues.


Dan Smith
$ 3,870,000

Mario Mosböck
$ 2,690,000

Elton Tsang
$ 1,780,000

Jean Noel Thorel
$ 1,390,000

Alexander Shelukhin
$ 1,125,000

Danny Tang
$ 875,000

The series continues with the $125,000 No Limit Main Event which you can view, totally free, on Twitch today.

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