Obst, Abernathy, Kanit Surge on Aussie Millions Main Event Day 2

James Obst

One of the most popular poker series in the Southern Hemisphere has hit Day 2 of its Main Event with 150 players still in contention for the big $1.6m prize.

Seeing a nice uptick in attendance the 2016 Aussie Millions Main Event hit 732 players this year to make for a $7.3m AUD prize pool.

Just 80 players will get a cut of that and among those remaining plenty of big names aim to be one of them.

Leading the field is Australian Dylan Honeyman but circling in the Top 6 is Aussie poker legend James Obst.

Just below the big stacks are plenty of notables including American Samantha Abernathy, Italy's Mustapha Kanit, Germany's Phil Gruissem and 2014 Aussie Millions ME champ Ami Barer.

Joe Hachem
Don't forget about Joe.

The WPT's Tony Dunst, Polish superstar Dzmitry Urbanovich, Kitty Kuo, Stephen Chidwick, Ari Engel and Aussie icon Joe Hachem are also well stacked heading into Day 3.

Aussie Millions Day 2 Top 10 Chip Counts

Dylan Honeyman (Australia) - 517,200
Jean-Pascal Savard (Canada) - 455,200
Daniel Engles (Austria) - 427,300
Bobby Zhang (Australia) - 425,900
Jason Brown (New Zealand) - 401,600
James Obst (Australia) - 378,500
Artur Koren (Austria) - 361,100
Martin Rowe (Australia) - 311,200
Michael Egan (Australia) - 291,800
Michael Levy (Australia) - 291,600

Live Stream Available on Twitch.tv

If you haven't caught on to the Twitch revolution yet now is as good a time as any.

RunItUp host and Twitch poker godfather Jason Somerville has been streaming every day from the Crown Casino and will be back at it again for Day 3 tomorrow at 12:30 pm local time.

He'll continue right through until the champion is crowned on Sunday with bonus coverage of the $100k final table on Saturday and the $250k Challenge on Monday.

Tune in to his stream right here and watch a re-run of his Day 2 coverage below:

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