Day 4 of the Aussie Millions Main Event is being played as we post this update. Patrik Antonius has just eliminated Ang Pangleng in 14th place and is now the chip leader with 3.4 million chips. The Day 3 chip leader Ray Ellis is still in the tournament with 650k chips, Dan Shak is ranked 3rd with 2,650,000 and, unfortunately, Phil Ivey was eliminated in 30th place for AU$35,000.
The winner of the tournament will take home a increadbile $1,600,000 (AUD). We will return with an update once a winner has been crowned!
The third starting day of the 2013 Aussie Millions Main Event was played yesterday. Day 1a and 1b attracted 157 and 196 players, respectively, Day 1c saw the largest field (269 entries) and some of the biggest stars in poker.
Patrik Antonius was one of the poker stars who did really well. The Finnish poker pro entered the tournament during Level 4 and doubled up within just a few minutes, he then continued playing great throughout the day. In fact, he was the chip leader with 204,800 chips when the tournament director called it a day. Besides Antonius, notables such as Phil Ivey (65,000), Sam Trickett (116,000) and Joe Hachem (32,500) advanced to Day 2.
The overall chip leader heading into Day 2 is Brian Payne with stack of 299,900 chips. Phillip Willcocks is in second place with 208,400, and Patrik Antonius is ranked 3rd with 204,800.
265 players returned to the tables today to play Day 2 of the Aussie Millions Main Event. At the end of the day, 76 players still had chips left and they are now through to Day 3. Chip leader is Randy Dorfman with 581,000 chips. Tobias Reinkemeier (3rd place - 533k), Sorel Mizzi (5th place - 489k) and Patrik Antonius (428k) are 3 of the biggest names that Dorfman will have to lookout for during day 3.