The player best positioned to take down the 2017 Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge is Germany’s Steffen Sontheimer who returns as chip leader.
Sontheimer has already gotten his 2017 off to a great start here in Melbourne, cashing in the AUD$1,150 Six-Max with a 17th place finish for AUD$5,395 (~$4,034) and coming in 39th in the AUD$1,150 Opening Event for AUD$5,135 (~$3,779).
To date, Sontheimer’s biggest cash came in the $25k Aria High Roller 37 back in July 2016 for $131,040.
Should the German pro make the hallowed money spots, he will guarantee himself his largest ever career score. First prize is worth AUD$882,000 (~$667,744) with second paying AUD$529,200 (~$400,646) and third place getting AUD$352,800 (~$266,492).