The week has been an eventful one for the poker world. The Triton Poker series going on in London made headlines multiple times and caught a lot of eyeballs with the player playing high-stake games and taking home attractive prize winnings.
According to Hendon Mob, these were the 10 most popular poker players in the past week:
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Let’s discuss the top five from these and have a look at the reason why these players were trending this week.
Phil Ivey jumped onto the first position from last week’s fifth place. He is currently grinding at the Triton Poker Series London 2023. He made headlines by registering two final table finishes at $40K NLH Mystery Bounty, wherein he missed the title after finishing second for ₹434,900, and then at $60K NLH 7-Handed, cashing $363,000 for his sixth place finish.
The WSOP 2022 Main Event champion, Espen Jorstad, caught everyone’s attention once again after taking down the $40K NLH Mystery Bounty event. In the process, he beat several poker veterans, including Phil Ivey, the GOAT himself, in the heads-up. Jorstad jumped from his 76th position last week to his second position this week.
Fedor Holz, too, stayed in the trend due to the Triton Poker Series London 2023. He topped the $25K NLH 7-Handed event, claiming a Triton Poker title for $609,853. He also cashed at 17th place at the $60K NLH 7-Handed event for $98,000. He ranked 12th last week, and leaped to the third this week.
Jason Koon made headlines, and how?! The pro player grabbed his record-setting eighth Triton Poker title at the $60K NLH 7-Handed event. He jumped from his 18th position last week to the 4th position this week, thanks to his victory.
The number one player on Hendon Mob’s All Time Money List, Justin Bonomo, slipped from his fourth place last week, to rank at the fifth spot this week.
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