With our last elimination, the field is now down to nine. All the players have bagged and tagged their chips and Day 1 of the $1,100 Pot Limit Omaha event has come to a close.
160 players hit the felt today for the fourth event of the 2010 Aussie Millions. 16 players made the money today and the final nine will be back tomorrow with their eye on the top prize of $40,000 AUD and of course, the championship ring.
Final Table Line-up:
Seat 1: Paul Taylor - 17,500
Seat 2: Emad Tahtouh - 133,000
Seat 3: Con Angelakis - 165,000
Seat 4: Tony Bloom - 93,000
Seat 5: Billy Seri - 44,000
Seat 6: Michael Sampieri - 26,500
Seat 7: Ryan Gutch - 83,000
Seat 8: Annette Obrestad - 157,000 Seat 9: Oliver Gill - 241,000
The field was littered with familiar faces in the likes of Grant Levy, Stewart Scott, Eric Assadourian, Rayan Nathan, Lee Nelson, Josh "JJProdigy" Field, Vanessa Selbst, and Dan Shak.
Annette Obrestad and Emad Tahtouh are probably the most familiar faces at the final table and we'll be playing down to a winner tomorrow at 4:00 GMT +11. Be sure to follow the PokerNews Live Reporting page for the play-by-play.
Moments ago, Jason Pritchard was eliminated from the tournament by big stack Oliver Gill, slimming the field to nine and setting the stage for tomorrow's final table.
Gill opened the pot with a raise to 7,500 and was called by Pritchard (button) and Con Angelakis in the small blind.
The flop came down and Angelakis checked to Gill who fired a bet of 15,000. Pritchard then moved all in for 57,000 and Angelakis got out of their way. Gill made the call and the following showdown ensued:
The turn and river then filled out , and Gill's king kicker held up to take down the pot, knocking Pritchard out in 10th place.