Congratulations to Lee Nelson who has won the Event #11 of the Aussie Millions. Lee has a record that is in the highest tiers of Australian Poker as recognized by his induction into the Australian Poker Hall of Fame just last week.
An Aussie Millions Champion, Speed Poker Champion and best selling author, this poker promoter has now added an Aussie Millions Gold Ring with his victory here today and added an extra $32,400 in cash into his back pocket.
That wraps up our coverage of Event #11, but stay tuned to PokerNews this evening as the feature table is currently being setup for the conclusion of Event #12: $3,250 Pot Limit Omaha with Rebuys!
Rainer Quel raised the pot from the button and Lee Nelson made the call from the big blind.
They took a flop of and Nelson checked to Quel who moved all in. Nelson made a quick call.
Quel held aces once again but this time he'd run into Nelson's two pair. The turn was the and river the and finally we have crowned a champion in Lee "Final Table" Nelson.
Another courageous tournament by Rainer Quel as he adds another runner-up finish to his record after finishing runner-up to Mel Judah in the Omaha Hi/Lo event earlier in the series. He'll collect $24,600 for another fine result.
In a limped pot the players saw a flop of . Lee Nelson fired out 50,000 and Rainer Quel made the call. The turn was the and Nelson bet again for 128,000.
Quel looked frustrated as he pondered before forcefully folding face up! A pair with open-ended straight draw wasn't enough for Quel as he continues to advertise his tight play. Nelson takes another pot to get back over 300,000 chips.
Rainer Quel raised the pot on the button and Lee Nelson called in the big blind.
The flop landed and Nelson moved two stacks of yellow chips into the middle to bet full pot. Quel immediately flashed and mucked his cards. Quel just does not want to play big pots without the nuts as Nelson raked in the pot with a wry grin.
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