Aussie Millions 2019: Bryn Kenney captures the Main Event Title

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  • 04 February,2019

The Aussie Millions 2019 A$10,600 Main Event declared a winner American pro Bryn Kenney. He is a former WSOP bracelet winner and outlasted a record breaking 822 entry field and banked INR 426,072,449(A$8,220,000) prize pool. He received INR 65,963,375(A$1,272,598) in first place prize money. Mike Del Vecchio becomes the runner-up with INR  65940776 (A$1,272,162) and Andrew Hinrichsen secured the 3rd place for INR 56,899,798 (A$1,097,739).

Bryn Kenney started the final table as the shortest stack, but he played strategically to reach the top three. After playing about 5 hours of three-handed play, the finalists decided to opt for an ICM deal after which he was crowned the Main Event champion.

The Team India was represented by APT Vietnam 2019 Main Event winner Abhinav Iyer, WSOP bracelet winner 2017 Aditya Sushant, Paawan Bansal, Vinod Megalmani and Raghav Bansal. Iyer was the first one to try his luck on Day1A event but unfortunately failed to progress to Day2.

Day1C saw Raghav (114,000), Paawan (49,000), Megalmani (32,300) and Sushant (29,900) in action and they all made through to Day2.

Raghav Bansal busted on Day2 while the remaining Indian’s advanced to Day3. Among the trio, Sushant held the biggest stack with 292,800 in chips. Paawan bagged 197,300 and Megalmani with the shortest stack of 29,500.

Team India’s run in the Main Event come to an end on Day3 as all of them were eliminated before the day concluded. Megalmani and Paawan were eliminated before the money line was breached. Aditya Sushant was the only Indian contender to finish in the money and collected A$15,600 (₹8.07 Lakhs) for 87th place finish.