Day 5 completed
Day 5 completed
Last year, the Aussie Millions Main Event final table finished in record time, but it seems this year things have swung the other way. After nearly 15 hours of play, the decision has been made to suspend play until 16:00 p.m. local time, which will give allow the players and TV crew to rest up for ten hours.
The remaining three players will return then to battle it out for the AU$1.6 million first-place prize. The PokerNews Live Reporting Team will also be back then to bring you all the updates on the way to crowning an Aussie Millions champion, so be sure to join us then.
While you wait for our return, why not learn something new about Patrik Antonius in this episode of Calling the Clock:
Patrik Antonius raised to 240,000 on the button, Joseph Cabret called in the small blind, and Mervin Chan defended his big blind.
All three players saw a flop of , and all three players checked.
The turn was the , the trio checked again, and the river was the . Cabret checked, Chan checked, and Antonius fired 200,000. He won the pot.
Patrik Antonius raised to 240,000 on the button, Joseph Cabret called in the small blind, and Mervin Chan folded.
The flop fell , both players checked, and the turn was the .
The completed the board, and Cabret led out for 475,000. Antonius called.
Cabret ripped over for a full house, and raked in the pot.
After Joe Cabret raised from the button and Patrik Antonius called from the big blind, the flop fell and the Finn checked. Cabret bet 325,000, Antonius check-raised to 700,000, and Cabret three-bet to 1.725 million.
Mervin Chan opened to 260,000 on the button, Patrik Antonius three-bet all in from the small blind, and he won the pot.
Mervin Chan raised to 250,000 on the button and then called when Joseph Cabret three-bet to 720,000 from the big blind. Both players then checked the flop, the turned, and Cabret check-called a bet of 750,000. Both players then checked the river and Chan tabled to win the pot.
Patrik Antonius opened to 240,000 on the button, Joseph Cabret called in the small blind, and Mervin Chan three-bet to 875,000 from the big blind, and both Antonius and Cabret folded.
While it's not official yet, word has it that the final table, which has been going on for approximately 14 hours now, may be halted at the end of the level and recommence tomorrow afternoon. That's not a sure thing at the moment, but it appears contractual obligations regarding the TV crew may be attributed for the impromptu hiatus.
The idea will be revisited at the end of the level.
Joseph Cabret raised to 240,000 on the button, Patrik Antonius called in the big blind, and the dealer spread . Both players knuckled.
The turn brought the , Antonius led out for 275,000, and Cabret called.
The completed the board, Antonius checked, and Cabret fired 450,000. Antonius stared at his opponent for 20 seconds or so, then folded.