|Jun 30 - Jul 3, 2018||
No Limit Hold'em - Crazy Eights (Event #62)
World Series of Poker, Las Vegas
Raiden Kan is a professional poker player from Hong Kong who has a number of great results in major tournaments across Asia. His live career only really took off in May 2009 when he banked his first live cash.
2011 saw a breakthrough run of results that put Raiden Kan on the poker world’s radar. He took 4th place in the Macau Millions, along with 2nd in a Macau High Roller event, followed by 1st in a Macau Poker Cup event for a combined total of over USD$71,000. The Macau Poker Cup in October of the same year led to a career best cash of over USD$160,000 when he won the Main Event there. 19th in the ACOP Main Event in November 2012 was good for almost USD$29,000 before a lean spell followed.
It was 2014 before Kan hit another large score, when he took 4th in an ACOP side event, followed by 1st in a WPT Sanya side event, coupled with 8th in the ACOP Main Event for USD$104,846 all within a 10 day period. He finished runner up in the ANZPT Player of the Year race in 2015 partly due to 7th in a side event and 10th place in the Main Event at the Aussie Millions. He took home over USD$176,000 for those results combined. Raiden Kan is a top professional and is highly respected on the Asian tour.
In february 2016, Raiden Kan was chosen by Celina Lin to represent the Hong Kong Stars in the Global Poker League.
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