ANZPT4 Sydney, March 22-25, 2012 - Event Coverage
On this page you will find Player Lists, Gallery Photos, Payout, Side Events and Final Table from the event.
For more information, please see the ANZPT Syndey event page.
Full reports from Syndey are on the PokerStars blog.
Liam O'Rourke will enter as the chip leader, and as we've already mentioned, he's one of Australia's finest young players. There's already been a little bit of chat on the rail about his bad beat on the final table of the ANZPT Gold Coast in 2010. With 3.4 million chips, and over a third of the chips in play, it really is O'Rourke's tournament to win.
Anthony Aston is next best with a stack of 1.9 million, which is impressive, but still a long way from the chip lead. We don't know a lot about Aston, and he has no previous tournament record to speak of, but he's showed some great form this afternoon and will be a genuine contender.
Jason O'Brien (800,000) and Scotsman Gordon Huntly (715,000) are in the middle of the pack but have Aussie Millions champion Oliver Speidel (710,000) breathing down their neck. If Speidel can add an ANZPT title to his resume, just months after winning the big one in Melbourne, it would be one of the great achievements seen in this country.
Craig Blight (425,000) from Melbourne has a couple of previous cashes to his credit, but with under twenty big blinds, he has a little work to do along with relative unknown Bradley Lancken (370,000).
Another short stack belongs to 2008 APPT Sydney champion Martin Rowe (360,000) who will join Grant Levy and Brotha D as the only players to even win both APPT and ANZPT titles if he can salute this evening.
The final player of this final table, and the short stack of the field, is Stewart Ballard (325,000). Ballard caught a two-outer just moments ago to stay alive in this tournament, but with several previous cashes in Australia and Macau, including a cash in the 2010 ANZPT Perth event, Ballard shouldn't be written off just yet!
Day3 - Final Day
- ANZPT 4 Sydney: Champion Gordon Huntly!
- ANZPT 4 Sydney: Day 3 Update with the Final Table
- ANZPT 4 Sydney: Day 3 Introduction with Oliver Speidel
- ANZPT 4 Sydney: Day 2 Nightly Notables with Danny McDonagh
- ANZPT 4 Sydney: Day 2 Update with Party Highlights
- ANZPT 4 Sydney: Day 2 Introduction with Tobin Ryall
- ANZPT 4 Sydney: Day 1b Nightly Notables with Danny McDonagh
- ANZPT 4 Sydney: Day 1b Update with Gary Benson
- ANZPT 4 Sydney: Day 1b Introduction with Angel Guillen
AUSTRALIA NEW ZEALAND P.O.Y
|2||Michele (Michael) Guzzardi||125.85|
|9||Amanda De Cesare||88.50|