For poker world, Kenneth Kee might not a tournament player, yet the strategy he used in the Triton Hold’em events in Jeju tournament was astonishingly precise. By far, Kee has been the most impressive player in the fresh emerging game of the short deck poker, and game results reflect it. Kee dominated the event HK$1 million, and topped the field of 60 entries for a huge payday of HK$22, 500,000, value over $2.86 million.
Kee said “In poker, probably you should not gamble in some places where you would normally gamble in games that involves cash. It is very much like no-limit Hold’em tournaments,” Kee said. Though, he added that the tournament’s general strategy is not too different from the cash games. “It is a super fresh game and people haven’t figured entire thing in the tournament yet.”
• Final results
Kenneth Kee from Singapore finished first and claimed the prize amount of $2,866,838. Cary Katz from the United States secured the second position and won the prize amount of $1,773,617. Richard Yong from Malaysia finished in third position and receives the prize amount of $1,162,025. The others are Peter Jetten, Mikita Badziakouski and Ivan Leow.
Kee seems to have the natural talent for the game, yet the fact cannot be ignored that he also puts in a lot of hard work in the game to prepare himself for the battles for the big stage.