Robl Wins 2013 Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge

by | Published: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Andrew Robl has produced an impressive come from behind victory to win the 2013 Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge.

Robl was the first player eliminated from the tournament but chose to re-buy (the only player in the tournament to do so) and eventually got himself back into the tournament.

The twenty-seven-year-old was delighted to claim his first live tournament victory and take home the first place prize of $1,000,000.

“It feels great I have been close many times but I finally got one,” Robl said.

At the beginning of the strong final table Robl was short-stacked but fought his way back into contention as players were eliminated around him.

“I came in with a really short stack and I was just hoping to survive and try to make the money,” Robl said.

“The cards went my way and I went all my all-ins so I found myself with a big stack and from there I was able to pick on other players and build up some chips.”

Robl was quick to pay credit to runner-up Igor Kurganov almost pulled off an amazing comeback off his own after starting the heads-up battle with a ten to 1 chip disadvantage.

“I think Igor was the best player at the final table and when he left I won so I would have to say I was the happiest to see him leave,” Robl laughed.

Robl is keen to continue his good run at the Aussie Millions when he enters the $250,000 Challenge later in the week.

“Now that I have some buy-in money I will be playing the 250,” Robl said.

“I was planning on playing the Aussie Millions Main Event but after this I was might take some rest.”

The 2013 Aussie Millions continues and you can find all the latest updates at Poker.Com.

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