While the Main Event is the cornerstone of the Aussie Millions, there are still a slew of preliminary events being played on the side. One wrapped up late last night and saw another gold ring awarded to one lucky player.
Event #13 $5,300 Heads-Up Championship began on Monday and featured four starting flights over four days, bringing the total number of players up to 32 and creating a prize pool of $160,000. Some of the players who entered but failed to cash were Randy Dorfman, Daniel Neilson, Michael Marvanek, Tom Rafferty, Jonas Kronwitter, Nam Le, and Kristian Lunardi, just to name a few.
In the final match, Sorel Mizzi, of Canada, took on South African Gregory Ronaldson, and after a back-and-forth match, the latter emerged victorious. As Mizzi said on Twitter:
“2nd ughhhhh. They brought out the champagne and ring and I choked!! Jk.. But well done and well played to Greg.”
Event #13 $5,300 Heads-Up Championship Payouts
|eq. 3rd||Yasuhiro Waki||$20,000|
|eq. 3rd||Sam Vakili||$20,000|