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This Week's Big Winner: Ari Engel Wins 2016 Aussie Millions Main Event

Engel Banks AUD $1,600,000 For The Victory

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Mar 16, 2016


Ari Engel is no stranger to poker tournaments, and at one point in his career was the top ranked online tournament player in the world. In live events, Engel made a name for himself on the World Series of Poker Circuit and currently sits in a tie for second place all-time with seven rings. But despite all of his success in the past decade, Engel had yet to secure a massive, life-changing score. That all changed in February when he topped the huge field of 732 players in the Aussie Millions main event for a AUD $1.6 million payday. Engel now has $3.2 million in lifetime live tournament earnings. Here’s a look at the five biggest hands from the final table that propelled Engel to victory. Tournament: Aussie Millions Main Event Buy-In: AUD $10,000 No. of Entries: 732 Prize Pool: AUD $7,320,000 1st Place Prize: AUD $1,600,000 The Action With ...

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