Well the main event at the Aussie Millions Tournament has finished and the winner has been announced…but who is it? Well it is none other than a fellow Aussie, in fact it is Oliver Speidel.
There were a total of 658 players who bought in to the $10,600 buy-in main event, many of which had travelled from overseas to be a part of the competition.
What is special about this win by Oliver Speidel is that he was against professionals worldwide and still managed to win the tournament. Playing at the Aussie Millions tournament at the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Speidel surprised many with his cool approach and eye for a win.
Prior to this years Aussie Millions tournament, Speidels biggest win was $99,491 which he achieved at last years Aussie Millions on the $1000 AUD buy in game. Role round to this year and he bought into the $10,600 buy-in main event winning the biggest prize on offer.
Are you all wondering how much he won? Well hold on to your seat as we reveal he won a colossal $1,647,158, the biggest prize in the tournament. Many are hailing Speidel as a hero for the Aussie people given he achieved this big win at a home based event against a sterling number of foreign players.
Speidel said of his win:
‘Words can’t describe it,’
‘It’s amazing to win it all. I don’t know what to say, to be honest.’
$10,600 buy-in main event winners:
Oliver Speidel (Australia) – $1,600,000
Kenneth Wong (China) – $1,000,000
Mile Krstanoski (Australia) – $610,000
Mohamad Kowssarie (Sweden) – $405,000
Patrick Healy (Australia) – $300,000
Yin Li (Hong Kong) – $230,000
Yann Dion (Canada) – $170,000
Daniel Idema (Canada) – $125,000
Lee Nelson (New Zealand) – $125,000
Janis Lesinskis (Australia) – $100,000
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