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Winner of the 2017 Aussie Millions – Shurane Vijayaram

Written By: Samantha A. | January 31, 2017 | Posted In Poker News

Just a short week ago Shurane Vijayaram ultimately decided to try out the $130 AUD rebuy event that took place at the Crown Casino, and it paid off, he won himself a place in the 2017 Aussie Millions $10,000 AUD no-limit hold’em main event.  Shurane ultimately made the very most of his place when he defeated a total of 725 players in order to grab the title as well as the first place price of $1,209,760.00.

This tournament was Shurane’s very first live recorded cash tournament, he usually keeps to the low stakes games or pub tournaments.  His total earning for live tournament literally went from 0 to a total of 1.2 million dollars over night.

Shurane’s trip to victory road was not an easy one, although he did enter into the final table that had seven players as the chip leader.  At that table also sat numerous very seasoned opponents which included Ben Heath, Jeff Rossiter, as well as Fedor Holz who just won more than a total of 16 million dollars during live tournaments during the 2016 circuit.

Here is the final payouts as well as POY points that were awarded at the final playing table:

First place went to player Shurane Vijayaram with a total winning of $1,600,000 Australian Dollar Rate

Second place went to player Ben Heath with a total winning of $1,000,000 Australian Dollar Rate

Third place went to player Tobias Hausen with a total winning of $620,000 Australian Dollar Rate

Fourth place went to player Jeff Rossiter with a total winning of $440,000 Australian Dollar Rate

Fifth place went to player Fedor Holz with a total winning of $335,000 Australian Dollar Rate

Sixth place went to player David Olson with a total winning of $270,000 Australian Dollar Rate

Seventh place went to player Luke Roberts with a total winning of $210,000 Australian Dollar Rate

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