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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

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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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