US Actress Jennifer Tilly Leads the Aussie Millions Main Event After Day 2
Melbourne, Australia. Thursday 26 January 2017 – The 2017 Aussie Millions will once again reward AUD$1.6 million to the winner, and none other than US actress and Crown’s special guest Jennifer Tilly currently leads the remaining 151 players. The poker enthusiast and Oscar-nominated actress, is followed by big stacks Stephen Bantick, Haoran Zhang, Marc Macdonnell and David Yan.
Before things got underway, the Australian Poker Hall of Fame inducted a new member in 2015 Aussie Millions champion Manny Stavropoulos. Joe Hachem handed David Yan the Young Achiever Award.
As play got going with initially 372 players still in contention, some new players signed up to contribute to the prize pool and get a crisp 30,000 stack in return.