Jason Koon Tops Six Plus Hold'em All Time Money List with $4.2 Million

As the popularity of Six Plus Holdem grows, so to have the earnings of some of the players who have taken a liking to the poker variant.

By: Charles Rettmuller

Currently in the lead on the Short Deck Poker All Time Money List is Jason Koon with $4,234,358 in cashes. Jason won the bulk of that total when he topped 103 entries in a HK$1,000,000 buy-in event at the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series in Montenegro last May for $3,579,836.

Runner-up to Koon is Singaporean Kenneth Kee Wee Kiang with $3,035,081. Like Koon, Kiang won a HK$1,000,000 Triton Poker SHR, but did so in Jeju last July, overcoming 60 entries for $2,867,009.

China's Xuan Tan is currently slotted 3rd on the list with $2,308,384, his one Short Deck Poker cash coming in a 2nd place finish to Koon. Right behind Tan is Phil Ivey with earnings of $2,271,472. Ivey bested 60 entries and won a HK$250,000 Triton tournament in May for $604,992, then followed that up a few days later with a 3rd place finish in a HK$1,000,000 event for $1,666,480.

Take a look at the top ten on the Six Plus Hold'em All Time Money List, courtesy of the Hendon Mob:

1 Jason Koon $4,234,358
2 Kenneth Kee Wee Kiang $3,035,081
3 Xuan Tan $2,308,384
4 Phil Ivey $2,271,472
5 Cary Katz $1,880,122
6 Seng Yee Leow $1,822,337
7 Rui Cao $1,475,264
8 Peter Jetten $1,444,666
9 Winfred Yu $1,172,727
10 Richard Yong $1,162,094

 

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