The $10,500 Pot Limit Omaha championship is run, done and won, with Erik Seidel emerging as the champion from an even-heeled heads up battle against Mick Guttmann.
Seidel now joins Guttmann as an Aussie Millions ring holder. Of course the field for this event was all class with multiple World Series of Poker bracelet winners in the field. Some of the notables of the 26 runners included Jeff Lisandro, Chris 'Jesus' Ferguson, Ross Boatman, Richard Ashby, Tony Bloom and Jamie Pickering.
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Preflop, Erik Seidel opened the button to 14,000 and Mick Guttmann made the call.
The flop came
and both players checked. The turn was the
and Guttmann led 20,000. Seidel rasied to 88,000, Guttmann made a pretty quick call, only leaving about 30,000 chips behind.
saw Guttmann check, with Seidel betting enough to set him all in. Guttmann made the call and table
for two pair and a busted flush draw. Seidel had
for a straight.
The two mean stood and shook hands, with Seidel a class act in victory. "Good match, I had to get lucky to beat you," the well known Full Tilt Pro said.
Without any major pots Erik Seidel is back in front 300,000 chips to 220,000.
Mick "Sticky" Guttmann has the chip lead now.
Preflop, Erik Seidel opened the button to 10,000 and Guttmann made the call. The flop came
. Guttmann check-called a 14,000 chip bet from Seidel.
The turn was the
and Guttmann checked to Seidel. He fired out 37,000, and Guttmann called.
The river was the
and much like the previous big hand, Guttmann was the first out of the gate on the river, betting 60,000. Seidel look resigned as he folded his hand.
Guttmann leads 305,000 to 215,000 in chips.
Preflop, Erik Seidel opened to 10,000 from the button with Mick Guttmann making the call.
The flop come
and Guttmann check-called a 14,000 chip bet from Seidel. The turn was the
and again Guttmann made a check-call, this time for 25,000. The river
saw Guttmann move all in for 78,000, and after some time in the tank Seidel folded.
Seidel is back to 320,000 chips.
Seidel has struck a big blow in the first meaningful pot of heads up.
Preflop, Guttmann opened the button to 10,000 and Seidel made the call. The flop came
. Seidel checked to Guttmann who fired 20,000. Then Seidel sprung the trap check-raising to 80,000.
Guttmann thought a while before folded. Seidel now leads 395,000 to 125,000 chips.
Our two heads up players are pretty established. As would be expected for an event of this magnitude.
Mick "Sticky" Guttmann is looking for his second Aussie Millions Ring in as many days, after capturing the Teams Event with Mel Judah in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Meanwhile the man that he is competing with for that title is an eight time World Series of Poker bracelet winner, inclduing two in the Omaha game.
Its pretty clear who has the support of the rail, with hometown and Crown regular, Mick Guttmann garnering the majority of the support from the surrounding tables and the rail.
Erik Seidel - 310,000
Michael Guttman - 200,000