The A$1,150 No-Limit Hold'em Six-Max Event #6 of the 2016 Aussie Millions Poker Championship drew a total of 534 entries and after 17 and a half levels of play, only 16 hopefuls bagged up with David "MissOracle" Yan in the lead on 632,000 chips. The overnight podium is completed with the Aussie Mark Malecha (539,000) and Sam Steindl (490,000) whereas Sergio Aido follows in fourth place with 480,000.
Others returning to the poker room of the Crown Entertainment Complex in Melbourne include Ronnie Bardah (184,000), 2014 World Series of Poker Asia Pacific bracelet winner Sam Higgs (177,000), Rainer Kempe (161,000) and Chance Kornuth (148,000). They are all guaranteed at least A$,5,580 whereas all eyes are set on the LK Boutique championship ring and first-place payout of A$122,060.
Action recommences in half an hour from now at 1 p.m. local time with 34 minutes remaining in level 18 at blinds 5,000-10,000 and a running ante of 1,000. The event plays down to a winner today and the PokerNews live reporting team will be on hand to provide all key hands. Further events that kick off today are the $A2,500 8-Game Mix Event as of 12.30 p.m. local time and the first starting day of $A1,150 Accumulator Event as of 6.10 p.m. local time