Brit Talal Shakerchi Takes Down Triton Vietnam SHR Main Event $3.2m
- Brit Talal Shakerchi ended up winning the Triton Vietnam SHR Main Event
- He won $3.2 million which turned out to be his biggest cashout to date
- Malaysian Michael Soyza finished in second place and won $2.2 million
Talal Shakerchi is known in the business world as a hedge fund manager but in the poker world, he has a reputation for being one of the top high stakes poker pros.
The UK poker pro proved that yet again when he took down the Triton Vietnam SHR Main Event and won $3.2 million.
Biggest Cashout Yet For Talal Shakerchi
The Triton Poker Series is known for hosting some of the biggest high stakes poker events in the world. The 2023 Triton Super High Roller Series stopped at Vietnam earlier this month and put together over ten plus Short Deck and No-Limit Hold’em events which saw high stakes poker pros from around the world fly into Vietnam to take part in the tournament.
Triton Poker Series Vietnam turned out to be a very successful stop for the tour and culminated with the Triton Vietnam SHR Main Event. The Main Event had a buy-in of $100,000 and attracted some of the best high stakes poker pros in the world including Talal Shakerchi.
A total of 135 players took part in the Main Event and the final nine players at the table consisted of players from 8 different countries. In the end, it was Shakerchi who finished on top to secure the biggest payout of his poker career till date.
Shakerchi said that he does not player poker to make a living but plays poker as it is one of his hobbies. He said his goal was to challenge himself at poker and play against the best poker players in the world and see how he performs.
Shakerchi now has a more than $12.5 million in prize money with his latest win and now sits in 5th place on England’s All Time Money list according to the Hendon Mob.
Michael Soyza Takes Second Place For $2.2 Million
Some of the top players at the final table included German Fedor Holz who finished in 5th place to win $965,000, Spain’s Adrian Mateos who finished fourth to win $1,201,000 and Michael Soyza from Malaysia who lost to Shakerchi and collected $2.2 million for his second place finish.