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2012 Sydney Poker Championships: The Story So Far

Posted at 17:50 2012-08-07 by Matthew Pitt

The 2012 Sydney Poker Championships are in full swing at the Star City Casino and what a series it has been so far. With a couple of events in the bag it is easy to see why this festival was eagerly anticipated as the attendances have been through the roof.

Event #1 saw a bumper field of 825 players, a field that would not have been out of place thousands of miles away in Las Vegas. That event was eventually won by Simon Dwyer who defeated Suzy Khoueis heads-up for the title and the $57,915 first place prize.

2012 Sydney Poker Championships Event #1 Final Table Results

PositionNamePrize (USD)
1Simon Dwyer$57,915
2Suzy Khoueis$36,506 
3Dean Boskovic$18,563
4Shivan Abdine$14,602
5Trent Adams$11,880
6Stefan Post$8,910
7David Stefanoff$6,435
8Kirby-Ann Marsh$4,950
9Joel Cronan$3,589

Event #2 was the Poker Media $1,000 Special and it certainly was special; at it was special for Antonis Kambouroglou. Kambouroglo was the man who walked away from the Star City Casino with the $25,800 first place prize and bragging rights that come with winning a major live tournament.

2012 Sydney Poker Championships Event #2 Final Table Results

PositionNamePrize (USD)
1Antonis Kambouroglou$25,800
2Jordan Wesmorland$17,200
3Michael Seymour$12,470
4Lawford Edwards$8,170
5Steven Baker$6,020
6Ricardo Faura$4,515
7George Kambouroglou$3,870
8Nathan Sawyer$3,225
9Kristina Griffiths$2,580
10Ross Stevenson$2,150

The results of Event #4, the $550 No Limit Hold'em Bounty have not been made public yet but as soon as they are we will bring them to you on PokerNetowrk. If you are heading down to the Star City Casino today then you will be able to play in the $550 No Limit Hold'em 6-max event or the $440 No Limit Hold'em Teams event; though the latter of the two is no longer available to register online for.

Good luck to everyone taking part in what should be rather special events.

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