1/24/2012 : SMITH TAKES DOWN AUSSIE MILLIONS $100 000 CHALLENGE
 
… and a healthy paycheck in excess of a million Australian Dollars
 
American poker pro Dan Smith, known as “KingDan23” online, has taken down the Aussie Millions $100 000 Challenge besting a field of well known professional poker players including the likes of Sam Trickett, Sorel Mizzi, Joe Hachem and Gus Hansen.
 
Smith defeated Mikhail Smirnov heads up for the title, taking home A$1 012 000 for his trouble.
 
Tony G finished up in fourth place earning himself A$242 000, Joe Hachem in third exiting with A$330 000 and second runner-up Mikhail Smirnov pocketing A$616 000.
 
The title marks Smith's largest career win to date.