Today at the Aussie Millions
The busiest place of the day will be the Exhibition Hall with several Main Event satellites taking place on January 11th, while a new champion will be crowned at the 2020 Aussie Millions. An ANTON Jewellery Championship ring along with a top prize of A$128,000 will be up for grabs in the A$1,150 Six-Max Event and a dozen players remain in the hunt.
Besides that, the A$2,500 Pot-Limit Omaha event will get underway at 10 past noon local time while the A$1,500 Deep Freeze follows two hours later as of 2.10 p.m. local time.
Here is the schedule for the day:
|11th January||Pot Limit Omaha||12:10pm||A$2,500|
|Six Max||1:00pm||A$1,150, Final Day|
Swiss poker pro and Raising for Effective Giving (REG) co-founder Stefan Huber came out on top of a field of 415 players to win his first Aussie Millions ANTON Jewellery Championship ring. The final table also featured such big names as Nick Pupillo, Randy Lew, Marvin Rettenmaier and Connie Graham, and it was Huber that walked away with a top prize of A$122,760.
|Place||Name||Country||Payout (AUD)||Payout (USD)|
|6||Randy Lew||United States||A$21,580||$15,654|
Another new event to kick off is the A$2,500 Pot-Limit Omaha event, which drew a total of 145 entries one year ago. Former WSOP Main Event champion and Aussie Poker Hall of Fame member Joe Hachem made it all the way to the final table but came up short of the victory as he had to settle for 4th place.
Jonathan Abdellatif was aiming for another Belgian victory and follow into the footsteps of Bart Lybaert, however, it was Steve Moreschi that ended up victoriously. Among those to cash in the top 15 spots were several notables such as Aussie mixed game specialist Jarryd Godena, Graeme Putt, Yake Wu, Justin Liberto, Ankush Mandavia, Yake Wu, and Michael Seymour.