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Aussie Millions Main Event

  • Jan 23, '11 - Jan 29, '11


Updates on Final Day (Jan 28, 11)


David Gorr Wins

David Gorr WinsDavid Gorr has just won the Aussie Millions main event!

On the last hand James Keys raised to 225,000 preflop and Gorr made the call. The flop was dealt 7Spade Suit 6Club Suit 3Heart Suit and Gorr checked. Keys bet 275,000 and Gorr called. The turn fell KHeart Suit and Gorr checked again.

Keys bet 650,000 and Gorr check-raised to 1.65 million. Keys went into the tank but eventually moved all in and Gorr made the call. Their cards:

Keys: 7Club Suit 3Club Suit
Gorr: KClub Suit 4Club Suit

River: 4Spade Suit

Keys was eliminated in second place and he took home $1,035,000 AUD. That made Gorr the 2011 Aussie Millions champion and he took home the top prize worth $2 million AUD. This is by far the largest cash of Gorr’s career, who had cashed multiple times in previous Aussie Millions preliminary events.

Congratulations to the champion, David Gorr. That concludes Card Player’s coverage of the Aussie Millions tournament series here at the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia.

Player Tags: David Gorr,   James Keys

You Guessed It...Gorr Doubles Again..Takes the Chip Lead

James Keys raised to 225,000 preflop and David Gorr reraised to 750,000. Key then got it all in and Gorr made the all-in call. Their cards:

Gorr: ADiamond Suit QClub Suit
Keys: KHeart Suit QHeart Suit

Board: JClub Suit 9Heart Suit 3Heart Suit 2Club Suit 6Diamond Suit

Gorr doubled up to take the chip lead on the hand with 8.2 million, edging ahead of the 6.2 million of his opponent.

Player Tags: David Gorr,   James Keys

Gorr Doubles Again

David Gorr was all in preflop and James Keys had him covered. Their cards:

Keys: QClub Suit JHeart Suit
Gorr: AClub Suit 9Club Suit

Board: 10Heart Suit 8Spade Suit 6Spade Suit 5Club Suit 4Spade Suit

Gorr doubled up on the hand to grow his stack above 3 million. Keys still holds a healthy lead with more than 11 million.

Player Tags: David Gorr,   James Keys

Double Up Madness

Both players have doubled up in a relatively short amount of time and the complexion of the heads-up match has changed drastically. First, James Keys moved all in with K-5 on a K-5-3 flop against the A-K of Gorr. The board ran out 2-J and Keys capped off his comeback stretch by moving above 13 million after the hand.

Gorr was down to 960,000 when it was his turn to move all in preflop against Keys. Their cards:

Keys: KDiamond Suit 3Diamond Suit
Gorr: KHeart Suit JClub Suit

Board: JHeart Suit 10Heart Suit 4Diamond Suit 6Diamond Suit AHeart Suit

Gorr was up above 2 million after the hand, but he faced an uphill battle against Keys 12,420,000.

Player Tags: David Gorr,   James Keys

Chop Pot

It was a wild ride to nowhere when James Keys was all in for his tournament life with ASpade Suit 10Heart Suit against the ADiamond Suit JDiamond Suit of David Gorr. The board ran out 10Club Suit 9Diamond Suit 8Club Suit 7Club Suit JHeart Suit to put a straight on the board and chop up the pot.


Level 27 Begins

The blinds are now 50,000-100,000 with a 10,000 ante for the start of level 27.


Chip Update

David Gorr: 10,200,000
James Keys: 4,400,000


Break Time

The players are now on a 15-minute break.


Know When to Fold Them

There has been little big action during the heads-up match so far. There has been a lot of folding between these final two players as they have been tight and feeling each other out. James Keys has made some progress on the comeback trail, and he has grown his stack to 4 million. He still has a long way to go against David Gorr’s more than 10 million-chip holdings.


Heads-Up Chip Counts

It’s a lot to a little here for the final heads-up match. Their chip counts:

David Gorr: 12,000,000
James Keys: 2,400,000

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