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2012 Aussie Millions Day 6: Dan "djk123" Kelly Wins Event #2; Event #3 Final Table Set

Dan Kelly

On Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, Event #2 of the 2012 Aussie Millions Poker Championship took place at Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia. The $1,100 Pot-Limit Omaha event drew 129 players, creating a prize pool of $129,000. Young Internet star Dan “djk123” Kelly emerged victorious and captured the AUD$33,400 first-place prize.

Kelly overcame a stacked field comprised of an eclectic mix of international and Australian players including Sam Holden, James Dempsey, McLean Karr, Billy “The Croc” Argyros, Leo Boxell, Mel Judah, and Van Marcus.

Here’s a look at the Event #2 Final Table results:

2012 Aussie Millions Event #2 $1,100 PLO Results

PlacePlayerPrize (AUD)
1stDan Kelly$33,400
2ndMartin Kozlov$25,000
3rdVan Marcus$18,050
4thCharles Cuschieri$14,270
5thGeoffrey Smith$10,800
6thMcLean Karr$8,250
7thMichael Guzzardi$6,100
8thBilly Argyros$4,190

Event #3: $1,100 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout

On Tuesday in Melbourne, Event #3: $1,100 No Limit Hold’em Shootout got under way and met its cap of 150 players. McLean Karr, Vitaly Lunkin, Van Marcus, Billy Argyros, Maria Ho, Jonathan Karamalikis, and Marc Convey, were among those who entered Event #3. In fact, Karr barely missed out on making his second final table in a row, falling just short in 12th place.

The final table kicks off at 1200 AEST Wednesday (1700 PST Tuesday). Here's how the final table stacks up:

2012 Aussie Millions Event #3 Final Table

SeatPlayerChip Counts
1Eric Sclavos34,000
2Salman Behbehani79,500
3Mario Ljubicic95,500
4Joey Lawrence1,350,000
5Mark Segal94,500
6Sandeep Pulusani128,000
7Ash Gupta270,000
8Oliver Speidel384,500
9Matthew Pearson74,000
10Jackie Glazier204,500

Upcoming Events

Event #4 $1,100 NLH/PLO is scheduled to kick off on Wednesday, Jan. 18 and PokerNews will be providing daily recaps of the two-day event.

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