James Chen takes down the Aussie Millions A$25,000 Challenge High Roller Event

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The Aussie Millions biggest ever A$25,000 Challenge  High Roller Event  finished last night with James Chen from Taiwan taking down a field of 133 entries to win a whopping A$861,840 (approx. US$650,000).

James Chen (Photo Crown Poker)

Chen, who only really seriously joined the tournament circuit in 2014, opened up the year 2017 by winning the Aussie Millions A$2,500 H.O.R.S.E. for A$39,700 (approx. US$ 29,322) last week and amazed the community by winning his highest ever cash earnings in a live tournament with the High Roller Event.

More: James Chen wins the Event #2: $2,500 H.O.R.S.E

Chen won the Macau Poker Cup (MPC) High Roller Event in September last year for US$293,044 and the year before that for US $219,850

Other notable players that made it to the final table were November Niner Antoine Saout who placed 3rd for A$383,040 and John Juanda who followed in 4th place for A$287,280.

Festivities are not ending with this event as there are still the $100,000 and the $250,000 High Roller Events to follow.

Position Player Prize
1 James Chen A$861,840
2 Brandon Adams A$590,520
3 Antoine Saout A$383,040
4 John Juanda A$287,280
5 Ryan D’Angelo A$207,480
6 Nick Petrangelo A$143,640

Article by Gabrielle Barredo

More: Aussie Millions Official Results

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