Aussie Millions: Fabian Quoss Wins the AU$100K Challenge

After a break of several days, the final tablists of the AU$100K Challenge finally convened to play the event out to it's conclusion. There were a total of 41 entries for the event, of which 11 were re entries, allowing the prize pool to swell to just over $4 million. Ben Tollerene carried the chip lead into the final table, with Fedor Holz starting as the shortest stack. Things didn't improve for Holz, and he busted in 6th at the final table. Sam Greenwood fell in 5th, and Connor Drinan took 4th.


 Fabian Quoss (Photo PokerStars Blog)

The final 3 players were Jason Mercier with 473,000 alongside Ben Tollerene with 1,268,000 and Fabien Quoss with 2,360,000. It didn't take long for Pokerstars pro, Mercier, to follow Drinan to the rail, and he picked up $602,700 for his finish. Tollerene and Quoss went back and forth heads up for a while after, but Quoss always seemed favourite, eventually taking the title, and AU$1,446,480. It's the second-largest score of Quoss' career behind his win in  the 2014 PCA $100,000 Super High Roller. Tollerene took 2nd, and AU$924,140.

Payouts (AU$)

1st – Fabian Quoss: 1,446,4802

2nd – Ben Tollerene: 924,1403

3rd – Jason Mercier: 602,7004

4th – Connor Drinan: 441,9805

5th – Sam Greenwood: 321,4406

6th – Fedor Holz: 281,260

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Graduated in Media Communication at the University of Lausanne, Louis Hartman is a co-founder of He began his career in Cambodia as freelance journalist. In same time he was making his living by playing poker every night at that time. Intense learner, he read dozens of poker strategy books to improve his skills during many years. With a strong interest about poker "behind the scene" in Asia and his communication skills, Louis launched Somuchpoker in 2014.

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