Last Sunday, after 3 days of play, the opening event ($1,000 NLH) of Aussie Millions got a winner, Brendon Rubie (a well-known figure in the land down under thanks to several cashes in major poker tournaments). Rubie played very well on the final table and had a 2-1 chip lead when heads-up began. His opponent, Scott Wilson, fought really well though and didn't give away any chips for free. After s[...] Read more » Local took home the Aussie Millions opening event ($200,000)
Joined: May '08
Age: 32 (M)
agreed always nice to see local claiming the scalps of everyone else- something for crowd to cheer about. really i find it hard to remember when someone won without the help of luck- if cards do not run, then no skill is gonna help you out, pity but true. ah well thats poker i guess
Joined: Apr '09
Age: 37 (M)
It must have been an strange situation to get up and start celebrating with friends and then being called to sit again because the game wasn’t over. And after watching his opponent recovering with “a few double-ups” like the text says, I believe Brendon Rubie may have shacked a bit. Good for him, things went out just like he has predicted.