Live tournament updates sees Scott Seiver way out in front with 40 players remaining in the Aussie Millions Main Event, and a whole host of side event news to catch up on.
At the time of writing there are 40-players left in Day 3 of the Aussie Millions Main Event and Scott Seiver has a commanding chip lead over Darren Rabinowitz with 1.4m playing 950,000; but there is a whole host of talented players still in the chasing pack.
They include the recent PartyPoker Premier League Champion Sorel Mizzi (915,000), former World Series of Poker (WSOP) November Niner Jake Balsiger (860,000), Erik Seidel (735,000), John Juanda (565,000), Jeff Rossiter (540,000) and Jonathan Duhamel (460,000).
Hanging around in the survival category are the likes of Liv Boeree, Craig McCorkell, Jason Mercier and Martin Jacobson.
109 players managed to get through to the third day of action after 246 bit the dust on a Day 2 that saw Sorel Mizzi ending the day just behind Phillip Willcocks at the top of the charts.
There is one helluva final table coming…I can feel it.
Aussie Millions Side Event News
Four side events to catch up on as the players tear through the Crown Casino and we begin with Event #10: A$1,100 No-Limit Hold’em (Mixed-Max) and the Canadian Michael Wywrot defeated Dale Marsland in heads up action to take the A$40,000 first prize.
Moving on to Event #11: A$1,100 NLHE Terminator, and the experienced Australian Peter Aristidou defeated Bob Sova in heads-up action to take the championship ring.
The Mervin Chan Classic was the name of the A$1,100 NLHE Event #12 and we had an all British heads-up clash as Francis Foord-Brown defeated the talented Kevin Allen to take the $45,175 – Jan Bendik also made the final table finishing in 9th place.
Finally, Event #13: A2,500 8-Game Mix went the way of James Obst as he defeated Jan Suchanek in heads-up action to take the $47,000 first prize.
Crown Melbourne Casino is a Winner
Crown Resorts Limited (Crown) has been awarded the Casino/Integrated Resort of the Year award for 2014, at the International Gaming Awards (IGA) in London.
Considered by many to be the ‘Oscars’ of the gaming industry Crown Chief Executive Officer, Rowen Craigie, was delighted at the announcement.
“Crown Melbourne is thrilled to have received this prestigious international award.” Said Craigie. “The quality of Crown Melbourne’s ten-year, AUD$1.7 billion capital works program has reinforced its position as a leading integrated resort, while providing considerable benefits to the Australian and Victorian tourism industries.”