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Shurane Vijayaram Defeats Ben Heath Heads Up, Wins Aussie Millions Main Event

Coming into the final table with a sizeable chip lead, Shurane Vijayaram rode that stack to battle the second biggest chip stack to start the day – that of Ben Heath – for the championship of the 2017 Aussie Millions Main Event. In the end, that advantageous stack played to Vijayaram’s advantage in his eventual victory. The seven men that came to the table on Sunday afternoon at the Crown Casino in Melbourne were the survivors from the 725-player field that started the tournament just a week ago. Along with Vijayaram and Heath, Jeff Rossiter was a threat for the title with his 3.105 million chip stack; Rossiter was looking to improve on his third-place finish in this tournament from 2011. Tobias Hausen (2.995 million), David Olson (2.35 million) and Luke Roberts (1.305 million) were in the mix, but at the bottom of the standings – but with many eyes

Editorial: Do We REALLY Need to See Stacy Matuson and William Kassouf Heads Up?

It is early in the 2017 poker calendar, so there have been few things that have grasp the attention of the poker world. There’s discussion as to whether the PokerStars Caribbean…whoops!…the PokerStars Championship Bahamas was a success or not (when you have a premier high roller in Paul Newey dissing the offering, you might have a problem) and there’s the Aussie Millions Main Event, which begins Sunday in Melbourne. Beyond that, there’s not much else other than the latest state in the States of America to tease its citizens with online poker regulation. That must be the only reason that the news regarding Stacy Matuson and William Kassouf has gotten so much attention. After their public tête-à-tête during the 2016 World Series of Poker Championship Event – in which Kassouf, utilizing what has become his increasingly irritating habit of talking every hand up like it’s a decision whether to fire

2016 WPT Legends of Poker Main Event Day 3: Final Table Determined, William Vo Heads the Leaderboard

In a rather quick five-hour session on Wednesday, the players at the World Poker Tour’s latest stop at the Legends of Poker at the Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens, CA, determined the final table for the event. Leading the way for the final six will be William Vo, but he will face the opposition of five other men who have scrambled their way through the 687-entry field. 13 men came back on Wednesday afternoon, looking to claim the latest title on the Season XV schedule. Local favorite Vo, a 77-year old grinder whose celebrations after winning hands has delighted the railbirds, was the heavy favorite at the start of the day with his 4.125 million in chips. He was going to face several potent challenges, however, mostly in the form of World Series of Poker bracelet winners Upeshka de Silva (2.665 million), Benjamin Zamani (two million), former WSOP-Europe Championship Event

2016 Aussie Millions Main Event Day 1C: Jen Lakemeier Heads Final Flight, James Obst Remains Overall Leader

All three starting flights of the 2016 Aussie Millions Main Event are in the bag (as are the chips), so it is finally on to Day 2, where all of the survivors of the day one flights come together in a unified field. 337 players registered for Tuesday’s Day 1C at the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia, with 224 making it to the finish with chips still on the table. Thus, the total field is 726 players with 413 (or thereabouts – the reported numbers so far might not be 100 percent accurate) returning for Day 2. Registration is still open until the end of the first level on Wednesday, so final numbers will be in tomorrow. Germany’s Jen Lakemeier led all Day 1C with 175,000 chips, putting him in third place overall behind Day 1A leaders James Obst (212,100 chips) and Terence Clee (183,000 chips). If the above player

Heads Up (MTT)

Heads Up (MTT) Considering that there are only two players, it truly is time to combat to acquire the event. After copper defeat us against a huge quantity of gamers we have reached the final match of the match. Not bad take a handful of seconds to take pleasure in the moment. But speedily we need to have to focus on our immediate objective, to earn the event. When you’re playing heads-up there is only 1 actually devastating error: engage in very few hands ready for a top quality hand (what in the jargon is referred to as to enjoy extremely tight). There is a demonstrable truth that should assist to keep away from this. In a final desk mid-level player to earn 11% of the fingers. In heads-up enjoy (or English heads up) will do fifty% of the hands. There is only a single crucial to accomplish this need,