Monday February 1, 2016 at 7:36 pm

Phil Ivey had shipped the 250K Challenge at the Aussie Millions the last two years, but this year it was Steve O'Dwyer who took down the big one down under. With a four-way deal, O'Dwyer still took home $951K (AUD) and added another High Roller trophy to his collection.

O'Dwyer 250K
Another High Roller win for Steve O'Dwyer (Pic courtesy of PokerStars Blog)

Steve O'Dwyer won another High Roller event.

 

Is this even newsworthy? Should I just cut & paste an old headline?

 

Might save me some time because if a German doesn't ship a High Roller event (e.g. Fedor Holz or Fabian Quoss), it's probably Steve O'Dwyer taking it down.

 

This 250K High Roller Challenge event for the Aussie Millions at the Crown Casino in Melbourne had 15 total unique players and one re-entry (ahem, Fedor Holz).

 

Yes, Holz fired not one but two bullets in this event. And those bullets ain't cheap. Holz dropped $500K on this event and was the first one out on Day 1 and the first one dunzo on Day 2.

 

Even though the top 3 places originally paid out, the final four worked out a four-way money chop among Steve O'Dwyer, David Peters, Connor Drinan, and Fabian Quoss.

 

At the time of the deal, Drinan held the chip lead, which is why his third place finish paid out the most.

2016 AUSSIE MILLIONS - 250K HIGH ROLLER CHALLENGE

250K Final Table Results:

1. Steve O'Dwyer (USA) $951,960

2. David Peters (USA) $889,236

3. Connor Drinan (USA) $1,021,909

4. Fabian Quoss (Germany) $956,896

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