Shunsuke Tokoo

Last Updated on June 27, 2024

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Japanese poker player Shunsuke Tokoo is a rising star in Australasian and American platforms. His most memorable win came during the 2023 World Poker Tour (WPT) World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas, where the daring player snatched first place in the Turbo Bounty and bagged USD 73,657.

His second-biggest win traces back to 2022 when Tokoo placed 4th at Asian Poker Tour Philippines’ Main Event, taking home a cash prize of PHP 1,340,300 (USD 25,610). Tokoo culminated his APT Philippines run in first place during the High Rollers, incurring an additional PHP 543,200 (USD 10,373).

Since then, Tokoo’s presence on the felt has become formidable, with significant five-digit wins in the 2023 Aria High Roller Series in Las Vegas and other WSOP and WPT tournaments. Currently, Tokoo has total live earnings of nearly USD 300,000. 

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Tricia David

Tricia David has long experience as a recreational poker player and has been covering poker events since 2010 for numerous outfits in Asia. She spent one year working part time with Poker Portal Asia then became editor and lead writer for all event coverage of the Philippine Poker Tour (PPT). Under the PPT, she overlooked content for their website, and produced live updates on all their events. In addition, she served as the live and online events website content writer for the Asian Poker Tour. Currently, she does live events reporting in Asia for online news site Somuchpoker and is also one of their news contributors.

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