This year’s second edition of the Triton Super High Roller Series in Cyprus is barely halfway through and already one of the most unusual events in the brand’s history. The biggest surprise for the Russian-speaking players was two wins in one day: Vyacheslav Buldygin in the $50,000 tournament for $1,342,000 and Anatoly Zlotnikov in the $25,000 tournament for $496,100. You can learn more about these events in our article.
Russia Day Triton Series
The High Roller series under the Triton Poker brand has been attracting wealthy amateurs and top professionals to their tournament tables for years. Among the regular participants are several Russian-speaking poker players.
In 2023, the second leg of the festival will be one of their most successful ever:
Two players from Russia, Vyacheslav Buldygin and Anatoly Zlotnikov, won the Triton Super High The two-event Cyprus Roller Series won a total of $1,838,100 in one day.
Vyacheslav won most of the cash – his fifth ITM in the series and the second-highest in his live career. For Anatoly, this is the first Triton in his lifetime. So far, he has mostly starred in the former Soviet Union in the series, and has deposited no more than $69,000 there.
Other interesting events in the series are only halfway through at the moment, the following are worth noting:
- Jason Kuhn breaks his own record for most Triton Series tournament wins record of. He has now racked up six victories.
- First place in the opening competition was won by Santosh Suvarna, a 43-year-old real estate agent from India. He only started playing poker a year ago and prepared for the series by watching old shows.
- Ding Biao from China was not only the number one player in the $30,000 NLH 6-Hand Mystery Bounty Event, but he also won nearly half of the tournament prize pool ($1,085,500) with a large random bounty6 Outs scored.
*Record Event 6 $50,000 Day 2 of 7 Hands
Who is Vyacheslav Buldygin?
The Russian, like many of his peers, started his poker career online. More than a decade ago, Daniel Coleman, who only knew Vyacheslav by the nickname “VbV1990,” said he appeared on PokerStars and immediately started playing HU SnG for $5,000 .
He and Coleman once played four tables together in the same tournament, with their webcams turned on at the same time. The American said the following about Buldygin:
“He’s a legend and I love him. He’s as crazy as I am. After he wins, he puts on a villain mask and starts screaming, If he can win with Get away with short stacks and he can dance. For a Russian he dances well, he also played live series in 2015, he prefers high roller events.
- Bulygin The biggest win came in 2017 when he finished runner-up at the EPT Monte Carlo Championship for €100,000. He was one step away from victory when he was stopped by Bryn Kenny himself.
Vi Jacheslav didn’t lose his sense of humor when performing live. In an interview after winning the Triton Super High Roller Series tournament, when asked about his expressions at the poker tables and the secret to his success, he said:
“I don’t know what the hell is going on. “In my head. All I’m asking is for the right hand to come in or my opponent to fold. I’m not really trying to learn the game, it’s all about intuition and rebounding: the more rebounds you get, the more The more prizes there are.”
We wish Vyacheslav Buldygin and his compatriots the best for the rest of the competition. Triton Super High Roller Series in Cyprus.
By the way, this year you can use Winning Network skins to win packages for online satellite series, steps starting from $0, $50.