Felix Stephensen Ships Aussie Millions Event #19 for A$81,900
Felix Stephensen once again proved why he is one of Norway's top players by adding an Aussie Millions title to his impressive poker resume after shipping Event #19: $2,500 Pot Limit Omaha for A$81,900 ($66,163).
The Norwegian's $5.9 million in wins include a runner-up performance in the 2014 WSOP Main Event, a victory in the 2015 Norwegian Championships Main Event and three EPT side event titles.
Aussie Millions Event #19: $2,500 Pot Limit Omaha Final Table Results
|Place||Player||Country||Prize in A$||Prize in US$|
|4||Roger Swolf||New Zealand||A$28,350||$22,903|
|10||Matthew Smith||New Zealand||A$7,875||$6,362|
The tournament attracted 140 players to generate a A$315,000 prize pool with 15 players walking away with at least the minimum cash of A$4,725.
New Zealand's Matthew Smith, who is fresh off his first Aussie Millions win last week when he took down Event #15: A$1,150 No Limit Hold'em/Pot Limit Omaha was at it again. While he was unable to notch a win this time around he was able to haul in A$7,875 for finishing in 10th place.
A pair of Aussies were the next to go with Geoff Mooney snagging A$9,450 for ninth place and David Wang taking home A$12,600 for eighth place. Mooney remarkably now has a dozen Aussie Millions cashes as part of his $400,000 in career live tournament earnings while Wang now has four Aussie Millions cashes as part of his $500,000 in career earnings.
A pair of Germans were the next to go with Claas Segebrecht banking the seventh-place prize of A$15,750 and Davin Georgi collecting the sixth-place prize of A$18,900. Segebrecht is the more successful of the duo with $1.9 million in live tournament cashes, which includes a victory in the 2017 Master Classics of Poker Main Event.
Local player Ryan Hong recorded his eighth Aussie Million cash with a fifth-place performance worth A$22,050. He now has more than $300,000 in live tournament cashes.
Shortly after, New Zealand's Roger Swoff (fourth place - A$28,350) and Australia's John Dalessandri (third place - A$36,225) hit the rail in succession.
This left Australia's Peter Peeters and Stephensen facing off for the title. Peeter entered the tournament with three Aussie Millions cashes and collected his second Aussie Millions cash after Stephensen knocked him out in second place for A$55,125. With the victory, Stephensen adds a piece of hardware with an ANTON ring along with the bragging rights of winning an Aussie Millions title.
This wasn't the first cash for Stephensen at the 2018 Aussie Millions, he hit a nice Caribbean Stud Jackpot of $1,056,535.87 early last week:
Q: As a U.K. visitor to #AussieMillions, what should you do after you finish play for the day? A: Go and win a $1,0… https://t.co/odPvV7eV3t— Crown Poker (@CrownPoker)
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