Gus Hansen, Annette Obrestad Still Alive in Aussie Millions Main Event

Published on January 27th, 2010 9:20 am EST

-- Main event - Day 2 - Aussie Millions - Tournament logo --Day 2 of the Aussie Millions main event has just wrapped up, and David Frieling currently sits as the chip leader heading into the third day of play on Thursday (local time).

David Frieling currently sits with around 537k in chips, which is about 35k more than his next closest competitor.

Sorel Mizzi, also known as "Zangbezan24" on Pokerstars, has about 470k in chips heading into Day 3.

Dan Shak, fresh off of his win in the $100,000 Challenge, is looking to make another deep run in an Aussie Millions event, as he has around 400k heading into Day 3.

Gus Hansen, who won this event a few years ago, is also doing well after two full days of play, as he is currently sitting on around 328k in chips.

Annette Obrestad (134k), Barry Greenstein (107k) and Andrew Feldman (85k) are some of the other well-known players who are still alive in the event.

The money bubble will burst shortly after Day 3 begins on Thursday afternoon. As mentioned, there are about 80 players left in the tournament, and the top 72 spots will pay. Those fortunate enough to cash will be guaranteed at least $15,000 AUD.

746 players ended up entering the 2010 Aussie Millions main event, which means that the eventual winner will take home $2,000,000 AUD.

Here is how the unofficial top 5 chip stacks look as of right now, courtesy of

1. David Frieling, 537k
2. Pierre Aoukar, 501k
3. Sorel Mizzi, 470k
4. Chad Wiedenhoeft, 464k
5. Jurgen Wenigwieser, 415k



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