Poker

Chen Wins $2,500 H.O.R.S.E. Event At Aussie Millions

James Chen from Taiwan has won the 2017 Aussie Millions $2,500 H.O.R.S.E. event on the third day of the Poker Championship.


This $2500 H.O.R.S.E tournament attracted 49 players and is considered to be one of the most sought after event at the Aussie Millions this year. There has been an increase of 26 percent of participants for this year’s $2,500 H.O.R.S.E. event when compared to last year.

Chen entered the final day of the event with more chips than any other layer of this event. With this win, James Chen has a career winning of $619,330. He is the fifth highest money maker in Taiwan all time and this is a great honor for him. HVChen has been doing well in the poker events and has made back to back wins in the Macau Poker Cup Higher Roller Events in 2015 and 2016. He won the top prize of $219,850 in 2015 and won $293,044 in 2016.  

James Chen won ASD $39,700 at the $2,500 H.O.R.S.E. event and bet the local man Rainer Quel to win the first place. Rainer entered the third day in the 3rd place in the chips, but went on to grab the second place in the prize money. The final table saw a maximum of 7 players competing for the coveted prize after the Day of the event.

The first to exit the event was Australian Dylan Honeyman, who entered the table in the fourth place. The exit of Honeyman meant that fellow Australian Jarrett Bullock gained more money even after entering the last table with the lowest number of chips. Jarry Godena from Australia also was not able to enjoy a podium finish after entering the last day in second place. He finished in the 4th place. Richard Ashby of the United Kingdom finished in the third place and won ASD$16,53 for his efforts.