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Ivan Leow, Co-Founder Of Triton Poker Dies At 39 Poker
Mrinal Gujare
Posted on 17 Sep, 2022
By Mrinal Gujare
On 17 Sep, 2022
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By Mrinal Gujare
On 17 Sep, 2022
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Ivan Leow, Co-Founder Of Triton Poker Dies At 39


In a heartbreaking news update, the co-founder of Triton Poker, Ivan Leow has died at 39. PokerNews reported that Leow passed away unexpectedly due to a heart attack. PokerNews reported that Leow passed away unexpectedly due to a heart attack. The news report also stated that the remaining events of the Triton Poker Cyprus 2022 will be cancelled. The series was slated to run from 5th to 19th September. A post shared by Triton Poker on their official Instagram handle read, “It is with great sadness we announce that our dear friend, partner, supporter and founding Triton member, Ivan Leow, 39, passed away this morning of natural causes.⠀

He made 12 Final Tables on the Triton Series and famously won two Triton titles in Jeju & Sochi in 2018. It immediately made him one of the best known and best loved poker players in his native Malaysia, and far beyond. We have decided to cut short the Triton Series event in Northern Cyprus to mourn his passing together.”

Triton Poker’s post on Ivan Leow’s passing on Instagram

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Triton Poker (@tritonpokerseries)

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The sudden passing of this popular poker personality has sent shock waves in the industry. A couple of hours ago, Triton Poker had shared an update that due to some unforeseen circumstance the final table stream of Event 12 had been delayed. Triton Poker in another update stated that due to a medical emergency Triton Poker’s events scheduled on Saturday have been cancelled. Post this uncertainty, Triton Poker’s official Twitter handle shared the heartbreaking news of Leow’s passing.

Popular poker pro Bryn Kenney expressed his thoughts by saying, “RIP my friend and fellow gangster style player, you will be missed 🌟❤️🙏❤️.” Fans and followers of Leow also offered their condolences to his family and Leow’s loved ones including his colleagues from Triton Poker.

Bryn Kenney’s post on Ivan Leow’s death

Daniel Negreanu also took to his Twitter account to offer his condolences. His post read, “Very sad and shocking news this morning. Just 41 years old, gone too soon… RIP.”

Daniel Negreanu post on Ivan Leow’s passing

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Ivan Leow, Co-Founder Of Triton Poker Dies At 39

Triton Poker on Instagram

 
 
 
 
 
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Twitterati reacts on Ivan Leow’s sudden death

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