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Tag: Aussie Millions

PokerNews Podcast Episode #201: Bout That Action feat. Philipp Gruissem, Paul Newey, and Jake Balsiger

On Episode No. 201 of the PokerNews Podcast the crew breaks down the insane Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge, previews the Main Event final table, and plays another game of Know Your Circuit Stop.

Back on Track

Season 10 EPT Prague Main Event winner Julian Track is down under for the 2014 Aussie Millions Main Event, and thankfully he's kicked the cold that had him in shivers during the final table in the Czech Republic.

Enter Ivey and Blom

Two giants in poker, Phil Ivey and Viktor Blom, have just arrived for the third and final flight of the 2014 Aussie Millions Main Event. For Ivey, this is his first major tournament appearance in roughly three months.

Anthony Hachem Wins $600 No-Limit Hold'em Cubed Event

The Hachem family is very, very well known around these parts in Australia, and especially when it comes to poker at Crown and the Aussie Millions.

Antonius, Ivey, and Shak Among Final 36

Day 4, the penultimate day of the 2013 Aussie Millions Main Event, is set to begin in 60 minutes or so. The chip leader is Australian Ray Ellis, who was the only player to bag over one million chips.

PokerNews Podcast Episode #137 feat. Nate Silver

The PokerNews crew is down under at Crown Casino for the 2013 Aussie Millions. On this episode they talk about the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship, the $100,000 Challenge, and more.

PokerNews Podcast Episode #137 feat. Nate Silver

The PokerNews crew is down under at Crown Casino for the 2013 Aussie Millions. On this episode they talk about the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship, the $100,000 Challenge, and more.

Ramakrishnan Wins Huge Pot

When we reached the table, the board read . There was about 35,000 in the pot, an unknown player was already all in, and Raj Ramakrishnan and Andy Lee were battling for a side pot.

Zowie Doubles Up

Michael Zowie three-bet from the small blind after Mike "SirWatts" Watson raised from the button. Watson reraised and then Zowie called all in for 9,900 total. Watson: Zowie: The board ran out and Zowie doubled up.

Jordanou Firing Pot

Michael Guttman bet 1,100 on the monotone flop of . Billy Jordanou raised the pot to 4,500 and Guttmann called. The turn card was the and Guttman checked. Right after he tapped the table, Jordanou fired the pot for 10,200. Guttman folded.

Duvall Sent Packing By Jordanou

After few people limped in, Billy Jordanou raised the pot from the big blind. The under-the-gun limper was Jeff Duvall repotted and all the other limpers folded. Jordanou then repotted all in and Duvall called.

Scott Capitalizes On Mistake

On a final board of , Aussie Millions champion Stewart Scott called a bet of 2,000 from his opponent. Scott tabled against his opponent's to rake in the pot. The player admitting to thinking he held instead of .

Dinner Break

After eight levels of play, we've reached the dinner break. Play will resume at approximately 8:30 p.m. local time.

Gus Hansen Eliminated

2007 Aussie Millions Champion Gus Hansen has been eliminated from the tournament and is currently kibbitzing with Phil Laak and Eli Elezra at an adjacent table.

Watch the Action Hand-For-Hand

Just a reminder that if you click on Real Time Reporting on the right-hand menu, you can watch the heads-up action unfold hand-for-hand with our special hand replay simulator.

Final Table Gets Underway.....Finally!

It's 16:15 here and the final table has just gotten underway. It was scheduled for a 4pm start but chip leader Gary Benson was missing.

Seat 6: Andrew Phaedonos, 45 – Melbourne, Australia – 1,105,000

When compared to the rest of the 2014 Aussie Millions final table players, Andrew Phaedonos isn’t very experienced. His largest live tournament result was $12,701 for finishing 3rd in a $50 rebuy event here in the Crown Poker Room.

The "Next Aussie Millions Champ" Promotion

Across the room there is a three-handed sit n'go taking place as part of Crown's "Next Aussie Millions Champ" promotion.

Bringing the Payne for Day 2

Welcome back for Day 2 of the 2013 Aussie Millions Main Event. Today, the greatest tournament in the Southern Hemisphere will combine all survivors from the three starting days into one big party on the felt.