Monday February 1,2016 :  ENGEL TAKES 2016 AUSSIE MILLIONS MAIN EVENT (Update)

Two AUD millionaires minted in final table payouts.

American poker pro Ari Engel bested a 732-strong field to win the Aussie Millions AU$10,600 no-limit hold’em main event over the weekend.

Entering the final table with a huge advantage over his competitors in terms of chips, Engel ultimately took the title after defeating Tony Dunst in heads-up play, earning AU$1.6 million for his trouble, his biggest career cash to date.

Main Event table payouts finished up:

1    Ari Engel – $1,120,110
2    Tony Dunst – $700,069
3    Samantha Abernathy – $437,543
4    Alex Lynskey – $311,530
5    Dylan Honeyman – $238,023
6    Kitty Kuo – $189,018
7    John Apostolidis – $147,014