Kahle Burns wins Aussie Millions $100K challenge

Oliver Noah

Kahle Burns is one of the best poker players in Australia. He is inducted into the Australian Poker Hall of Fame together with Lynn Gilmartin, a local poker media figure. Though, this is definitely not the only recent news regarding the young poker player!

Aussie Millions is one of the most popular and most important poker events in Australia. Traditionally, only the best local and international poker players gather for the event. Kahle Burns is the current winner of the Aussie Millions 2020 $100K challenge. He had one of the most memorable games in the event, which landed him one of the greatest wins.

Kahle Burns is also the first Australian player to win $1,746,360 in the Aussie Millions poker tournament. With this win, he has been moved up to the second position in Australia’s all-time money list. And it seems that he will not be stepping down any time soon!

The first player on the list is Joe Hachem. His total career has earned him an equal to US$12,644,787 (AU$18,472,769). Joe is also the winner of the WSOP 2005 main event. Despite Joe occupying the first position on the list, Kahle is actually not too far off. His total career is earning him is US$9,541,399 (AU$13,939,600), which also guarantees him his rigid second place. 

Together with Burns, there were 54 entries in the tournament. The Aussie Millions was held in Crown Melbourne, on Thursday last week, as is usual for the competition. This is one of the greatest poker events ever, and many famous faces could have been seen at the Crown during the championship. The final table was really impressive!

Kahle has competed with several very well-known poker players. Among the final table players, there was Bryan Kenney, who is the winner of last year’s Aussie Millions’ main event. You might recall some of the other names we as well. Michael Soyza, number one player from Malaysia and also Timothy Adams, who is the owner of the WSOP bracelet. The second place holder, the ever-popular and loved Alex Foxen also made it to the final.

The success ladder for Kahle Burns started in the middle of 2019. At the time, Kahle has already won more than $6 million, becoming the owner of the WSOP Europe bracelet back in October. He also was the winner of the 2019 Poker Masters, held in Las Vegas as well as the MILLIONS UK event in Nottingham, England swiftly claiming the partypoker winner. 

The final table was distributed in the following way. The winner is Kahle Burns, total prize money $1,746,360. The second place belongs to Alex Foxen, prize money $1,111,590. The third place and fourth place is owned by Aaron van Blarcum and Bryan Kenny with $740,880 and $582,120, respectively. The fifth place is occupied by the Malaysian, Michael Syoza, with $423,360. The sixth on the list is Sam Grafton with $370,440 and the last one, Timothy Adams got the prize money, which came to $317,250.