Andrew Lock Wins Aussie Millions Event #4 for A$69,140
Australia's Andrew Lock won his biggest tournament cash after he shipped the 2018 Aussie Millions Event #4: A$1,150 Pot Limit Omaha for an impressive A$69,140.
The tournament attracted 284 entrants, or 20 percent more than the 237 players in the event last year, to generate a A$291,000 prize pool.
Aussie Millions Event #4: A$1,150 Pot Limit Omaha Final Table Results
|Place||Player||Country||Prize in A$||Prize in US$|
|5||Nipun Java||United States||A$17,035||$13,568|
Austria's Gerald Karlic, who has $1.2 million in tournament cashes, began the nine-max final table as chip leader, with Lock not too far behind in third place.
Australia's Rody Kaka, who entered the final table as the short-stack, was the first player eliminated at the final table in ninth place for A$6,985. This represented his 11th tournament cash, six of which have impressively come in Aussie Millions events.
The second shortest stack entering the final table belonged to Australia's Weng Wong, who was also the second player to hit the rail, going out in eighth place for A$8,735.
Karlic was unable to turn his final table chip lead into his first Aussie Millions victory
Next to go was Australia's Stephen King in seventh place for A$10,920 followed by fellow Aussie David Wang in sixth place for A$13,825. Wang now has four cashes in Aussie Millions events and $400,000 in career tournament cashes.
Nipun Java, with $2.2 million in tournament cashes including winning a WSOP bracelet last year, might have been the most accomplished player at the table. His impressive poker resume was unable to parlay him into a win, taking fifth place for A$17,035.
Antonis Kambouroglou, who has $800,000 in career cashes, recorded his eighth Aussie Millions cash after bowing out in fourth place for A$22,560.
Karlic was unable to turn his final table chip lead into his first Aussie Millions victory and exited in third place for A$28,235.
This left Australia's Chuyue Cui and Lock facing off heads-up. Lock finished on top to claim the victory and the coveted ANTON ring while Cui recorded her biggest cash to date after taking home the runner-up prize of A$44,390.
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