The Triton Poker SRH series at Montenegro is off to a great start at the very beautiful Maestral Resort & Casino in Budva, Montenegro.
Having kicked off on Sunday, May 5 the series opener HKd 250,000 NLHE 8-Handed Turbo with a buy-in of 250K HKD ($31,850) drew a total of 34 entries to generate a prize pool of 10.5M HKD ($1.3 million).
Entering the final table as the shortest stack, American poker pro Steve O’Dwyer took down the first event defeating his friend Isaac Haxton heads-up after a two-way deal with Haxton and taking home $472,788 for his efforts.
With this win, O’Dwyer now has over $27 million in lifetime live MTT winnings, ranking him in 11th position on the all-time money list.
Event #2: HKD 500,000 NLH 6-Handed attracted another huge field pulling in 79 entries including 34 re-entries. In the end, it was the 32-year-old poker pro from the US, Bryn Kenney emerging victorious to bag $1.4 million—the biggest prize of the series so far.
Kenney now has over $32 million in live poker earnings following this victory. He currently ranks in sixth place on the all-time money list.
The €110,000 buy-in Triton Montenegro No Limit Hold’em Main Event kicks off today, while the €110,000 buy-in Triton Montenegro Short Deck Main Event begins May 15.