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2012 Sydney Poker Championships Results: Events 3-6

Posted at 20:00 2012-08-10 by Matthew Pitt

Earlier in the week we brought you the results and the winners from the 2012 Sydney Poker Championships so it is only fair that we bring you up to date with the latest goings on at the Star City Casino, Sydney.

Event #3 was the $550 No Limit Hold'em Bounty tournament that was a whole heap of fun thanks to the bounty format being thrown in there. By the time the dust had settled on the tournament floor it was Brett Owen who emerged victorious, netting himself $12,320 for his efforts.

Sydney Poker Championships Event #3 Results

Position Name Prize (AUD)
1 Brett Owen $12,230
2 Matthew Pongrass $8,512
3 William Skountzos $6,272
4 Nick Velcic $4,256
5 Stewart Davidson $3,136
6 Robert Bechara $2,352
7 Shivan Abdine $1,904
8 Adam Ratten $1,568
9 Chris Bridle $1,344
10 Daniel McCartney $1,120
11 Suraj Dutt $1,008
12 Marc Liddell $1,008

Event #4 was the popular six-handed event that so some high octane action take place. The short handed format allows the more aggressive players to succeed and one man who certainly succeeded was Michael Mayar, the eventual champion. Mayar defeated Tianchun Zhang heads-up to get his hands on the $18,330 first place prize.

Sydney Poker Championships Event #4 Results

Position Name Prize (AUD)
1 Michael Mayar $18,330
2 Tianchun Zhang $12,337
3 Nabil Edgiton $9,165
4 Martyn Poytress $5,992
5 Mile Krstanoski $4,583
6 Andrew Miller $3,701
7 Ricardo Faura $2,291
8 Lindsay Beach $2,291
9 Hai Chu $2,291
10 Graham Hounsell $1,763
11 Andrew Lock $1,763
12 Chris Bridle $1,763
13 Paul Pedersen $1,410
14 Osama Hassan $1,410
15 Scott Calcagno $1,410

Event #5 was the teams event sporting a $440 buy-in. It was Andrew Han who was the eventual champion, knocking out Geoffrey Robson Scott to claim the victory.

Sydney Poker Championships Event #5 Results

Position Name Prize (AUD)
1 Andrew Han $11,160
2 Geoffrey Robson Scott $7,440
3 Timothy Cocaro $5,394
4 Clinton Maloney $3,534
5 Hussein Mrad $2,604
6 Lerrina Heinrich $1,953
7 David Ndaira $1,674
8 Elias Jaajaa $1,395
9 Diwei Huang $1,116
10 Joseph Papuolias $930

The first non-Hold'em event of the Sydney Poker Championships took place on Event #6, te $440 Pot Limit Omaha. The popular four-card variant produces action like no other game and this one was no different as there were bad beats galore, excitement and dismay in abundance! One man who will remember the game fondly is Antonis Kambouroglow who left the casino as champion and with $10,200 in his back pocket.

Sydney Poker Championships Event #6 Results

Position Name Prize (AUD)
1 Antonis Kambouroglow $10,200
2 Camil Alfred Debsia $6,800
3 Will Skountzos $4,930
4 Ryan McKay $3,230
5 Simon Palmer $2,380
6 Mark Fester $1,785
7 Richard Olencewicz $1,530
8 Marcus Pritchard $1,275
9 Matthew Cauchi $1,020
10 David Tam $850

There are still plenty of events to get your teeth in at the 2012 Sydney Poker Championships so head down to the Star City Casino today and get involved in this fabulous festival.

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