Tonight’s action coming at you from The Star Gold Coast in Broadbeach, Australia is set to be thrilling with former U.S. Poker Open champ Stephen Chidwick and one of Canada’s best in Timothy Adams squaring off with four other talented players for the $416,500 top prize and the highly coveted Australian Poker Open championship points.
Day 1 of this event drew a total of 49 entrants to create a prize pool of $1,225,000 and seven players would get paid. Falling just short of the money were Mike Watson, Jorryt van Hoof, and Peter Jetten before David ‘Chino’ Rheem collected a $61,250 min-cash for his second result of the week.
Event #3 marks the third straight event with an Aussie chip leader to start the final table as Sydney based Andy Lee heads up a stacked field. Lee has $1.59 million in career tournament earnings and looks to record the biggest score of his career with a win today. See the seat draw and chip counts in the overview below. A full preview of today’s action is available here.
|1||Stephen Chidwick||United Kingdom||1,200,000|
|4||Aaron Van Blarcum||United States||1,150,000|
The button is on Aaron Van Blarcum and there is 11:20 remaining in Level 18 with blinds at 15,000-30,000 and a 30,000-big blind ante.
The PokerGO stream with commentary by Jeff Platt and Brent Hanks is set to get underway at 1:00 pm local time, 4 am CET, 10 pm ET, and 7 pm PT. Watch the final table in the player below.
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