Toby Lewis finished first at AU$50 000 Aussie Millions Challenge
A regular tournament of the prestigious Aussie Millions series is over. Toby Lewis, who won Main Event of the same series last year, managed to finish first in a $50 000 event this time. In the heads-up, the guy battled against an experienced player from Germany - Manig Loeser.
Before the final confrontation started, the poker players took a pause to discuss the deal. Both players agreed that Manig Loeser would receive $566 000 and Toby - $589 000. Having split the prize money, the German and the British fought just for the trophy. In the final hand of the tournament, the dealer distributed Manig 9-3 and Toby got J-2. Lewis turned out to be stronger with Q-6-7-J-A on board so the guy took his championship title.
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After the tournament ended, Lewis explained his motives to share the money. The player decided to make a deal as heads-up is a weak side of his game, however, it didn’t prevent him from winning the trophy. Toby also mentioned that he was very happy to take the first place again.
AU$50 000 Challenge Aussie Millions 2019 final table results:
- Toby Lewis (UK) – $589 000
- Manig Loeser (Germany) – $556 000
- Thomas Muehloecker (Austria) – $296 000
- Dominik Nitsche (Germany) – 233 000
- Bjorn Li (Hong Kong) – $169 000
- Tobias Ziegler Michael Zhang (Germany) – $148 000
- Michael Zhang (UK) – $127 000