Aaron Lim is the latest champion at Crown Casino in Melbourne. The 26-year-old Australian poker pro bested a field of 167 players in WSOP Asia Pacific Event #4 ($5,000 NLHE Six Max) and collected a first prize of $233,800 - along with a WSOP gold bracelet. This marked his second win of a major tournament this year. That's right. Lim took down the 2013 PokerStars.net APPT Seoul Main Event[...] Read more » WSOP Asia Pacific: Aaron Lim Wins One For Australia
Joined: May '11
Age: 44 (M)
It took four tries, but an Aussie finally won a World Series of Poker bracelet on home turf. Although Australian players were present at each of the first three WSOP APAC final tables, all were won by Americans (Bryan Piccioli, Jim Collopy and Phil Ivey). Lim represented his home country well on Thursday and became the sixth Aussie to win a WSOP bracelet, joining Joe Hachem, Andrew Hinrichson, Mark Vos, Gary Benson and Mel Judah, who owns two.
WSOP APAC Event #4 Final Table Results Place Player Prize (AUD$) 1 Aaron Lim $233,800 2 Andy Lee $144,530 3 Jan Suchanek $103,766 4 Brendon Rubie $74,590 5 Sam Higgs $53,615 6 Billy Seri $38,545
Joined: Apr '11
Age: 51 (M)
It took four events but the first WSOP APAC bracelet to remain on home soil has been claimed, as Aaron Lim takes one down for the Aussies. The 26-year old defeated 166 other players, including Andy Lee heads-up, to take down the AUD $233,800 first prize in the AUD $5,000 Six Max Event.
Aaand two years later he is still playing and winning (APT Manila). Good for him I guess - sending him all my congratulations - he is younger, smarter and richer than me so there isn't any real reason to envy his life and achievements I think.