POKER PALACE NEWS
THE CHAMPIONSHIPS MAIN EVENT UPDATE
The Championships 2017 Main Event breaks all records as the biggest even Main Event prizepool. A monster $241,860 will be paid out over the next two days with the winner receiving $61,600.
139 entries for the $2000 buy in event is a great achievement for The Poker Palace as we continue to be the best poker operator in Australia.
52 players return for day 2 today as we play down to the final table.
Once again LCAPoker will be on hand with 30 minute delayed stream from first hand tomorrow till the conclusion on Monday night.
Play resumes 2pm and we cant wait to see who will be crowned The Championships 2017 Main Event Champion.
Table Draw and Chip Counts
***MCC MAIN EVENT UPDATE***
"MAIN EVENT RECORDS BROKEN"
A total of 160 entries which breaks previous record of 148, also a mammoth $208,800 prizepool which is the only $200K + prizepool besides $10K Invitational last year and the biggest ever prizepool anywhere in Australia outside of the casino's.
Jason Quarmby leads the way with a monster 423K but its a stacked quality field.
Once again LCAPoker will be on hand with delayed stream.
69 players will return tomorrow for Day 2 where we'll play till final table.
Prizepool- 18 players paid
13th- 15th- $3,130
A new record size field for any series Highroller event held The Poker Palace. Total of 71 entries thus far with late registration still available beating the previous record of 62.
Once again Australia's best poker talent were on show with the likes of Matthew Wakeman, Adrian Attenborough, Didier Guerin, Chad Awerbuch, David Wang, Jarryd Godena, TJ Ulmer, Craig Blight, Blake Lockwood, Huss Hassan, Sam Khousis, Robert Damelian, Daniel Neilson and Warwick Mirzikinian
Matthew Wakeman leads the way with 595K closely followed by Rined Namrood on 526K. Defending MCC Highroller champ and Main Event Warm Up champ Adrian Attenborough sits on 143,000 and we're expecting to see The Championships Highroller champ Michael O'Grady make an appearance today
Players eliminated or who have yet to enter can do so by end of first level of play on Day 2 (Approx 6:45pm) at which point late registration and re entry will close.
Blinds will recommence at 2000/4000/500.
Prizepool currently stands at $159,750 and will be upwards of $200,000 by close of late rego.
Play will resume at 6pm and you can follow all the action on 30min delay from our good friends at LCAPoker on link below.
Seating draw and chip counts below
Poker Palace Deep Stack Series Highroller Update
We have a champ!!!!
Michael O'Grady Poker Palace ambassador takes out Highroller Event.
3 players returned for day 3 and Michael hit the ground running. When Shivan Abdine was eliminated in 3rd the two remaining players decided to do an even split of $30,000 each and leaving $5,810 to the eventual winner. Heads up battle was short with Michael O'Grady coming out on top.
Congrats to Michael and all the players that cashed
1st- Michael O'Grady $35,810*
2nd- Michael Matsioukkou $30,000
3rd- Shivan Abdine $16,010
4th- Hannah Lee $11,450
5th- Michael Tran $9,160
6th- Didier Guerin $6,870
7th- Blake Lockwood $5,150
Main Event is now running with late rego available. Day 1B tomorrow commence at 3pm.
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