Event Was Scheduled To Run From February 10th to 22nd

Published on February 3rd, 2020 2:35 pm EST

A popular poker tournament is postponed due to the outbreak of the Corona virus.Late last week, the Triton Poker series announced that the upcoming event in Jeju was being postponed indefinitely due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

In a Twitter posting, the Triton Poker tour said that "it's with a heavy heart that we inform you of the postponement of the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series in Jeju."

They continued in an official statement:

"The safety of our players and support staff remains our utmost priority. Coupled with our duty to do everything we can in our power to prevent the virus from spreading, we've taken the difficult but correct stop of postponing the event with immediate effect."

The Triton Poker Super High Roller Jeju was originally scheduled to take place from February 10th-22nd. Tournament organizers plan to make an additional statement regarding the event on February 10th.


The Coronavirus has wreaked havoc throughout the world, infecting tens of thousands of people and killing hundreds. The outbreak started in China and authorities have been scrambling to contain the virus.


The postponement of the Jeju event is one of the first instances of the virus directly impacting the poker world.

Macau has apparently taken a hard hit as well, as some reports have stated that the gambling mecca is a "ghost town" following the outbreak of the virus.

Source: Triton Series - Coronavirus Outbreak Leads to The Postponement of The Triton Poker Super High Roller Series in Jeju


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