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Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Cyprus: Phil Ivey Wins Third Triton Short Deck Title in Event #10: $30K Short Deck – Ante Only ($387,000)

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  • RUPAM THAKUR September 16, 2022
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He has done it again! Ten-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Ivey (cover-image) became a three-time Triton Poker title winner yesterday after taking down the 2022 Triton Poker Super High Roller Series (SHRS) Cyprus Event #10: $30K Short Deck – Ante Only. The Poker Hall of Famer topped the 38-entry field (including 15 re-entries) to champion the event for $387,000. Canadian poker pro Sam Greenwood secured a runner-up payday worth $268,000.

Ivey’s all three Triton titles have all come in short-deck tournaments. He won his first Triton title in May 2018 when he took down the 2018 Triton Poker SHRS Montenegro HK$250,000 NLHE Short Deck Ante Only. After that, he won the Triton Poker Special Edition Series Cyprus Event #3: $75,000 Short Deck in April this year.

Ivey’s lifetime live tournament earnings have eclipsed $38 Million after the win, putting him in 9th place on poker’s All-Time Money List.


After the win, the 45-year-old said, “I love playing short deck. “It’s a great game, so I’m very happy.”

Talking about his heads-up rival, Sam Greenwood, Ivey said, “He’s a tough player, plays back at you a lot.”

The $30,000 buy-in Short Deck – Ante Only event collected a $1.14 Million prize pool and paid out the top six places.

You can watch the replay of the Day 1 and Day 2 live streams below.




Final Day Recap

The final day began with nine players, but that quickly became seven as Webster Lim and Wei Yeu departed in just the first level of play.

Paul Phua money-bubbled the event in seventh place, assuring the six finalists a min-cash of at least $80,000.

Final Six Recap

Daniel Dvoress was the first player to finish in the money. He went all-in with a 38-ante stack holding and Tom Dwan made the call with . The board gave Dwan a full house, ending Dvoress’ tournament run in sixth place.

Despite taking over Dvoress’ stack, Tom Dwan could not extend his stay on the final table for too long and walked out in fifth place. After losing a monster pot with pocket jacks to Phil Ivey’s , Dwan was left with crumbs, and there was no comeback story for him.

Mikita Badziakouski was the next to fall and got unlucky to have his cracked by Ivey’s . A queen on the flop put Ivey in the lead, and Badziakouski headed to the payout desk to collect the fourth-place paycheque.

Soon after, Kiat Lee busted in third place, his losing the race against Sam Greenwood’s .

Phil Ivey (140 antes) had a healthy chip advantage over Sam Greenwood (80 antes) at the start of the heads-up match, but neither would roll over without a fight.

On the final hand of the event, Sam Greenwood’s went up against Ivey’s . The rundown gave Ivey quads, getting him his third Triton Poker Short Deck title and $387,000 in prize money.

Phil Ivey
Phil Ivey


Final Table Results (USD)

  1. Phil Ivey – $387,000
  2. Sam Greenwood – $268,000
  3. Kiat Lee – $171,000
  4. Mikita Badziakouski – $131,000
  5. Tom Dwan – $103,000
  6. Daniel Dvoress – $80,000


Content & Images Courtesy: Triton Poker, Poker Photo Archive & Joe Giron

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