Australian poker player David Lim has won the Main Event of the 2013 New Zealand Poker Tour at Sky City Casino in Auckland tonight, earning $110,000.
After 28 hours of play over three days, Lim defeated fellow Aussie Nathan Gubieski heads up for the win at 6.30pm - with second place taking home $70,290.
Lim outlasted a field of 213 players that all bought in for $2200, generating a prize pool of $426,000.
It was the first time that a non-Kiwi has won at an ANZPT Auckland or an APPT Auckland event.
The Main Event was the flagship event of the nine-day Festival of Poker series, which featured seven events and attracted players from all over the world.
ANZPT Auckland Final Table Payouts
1st David Lim $110,760
2nd Nathan Gubieski $70,290
3rd Amant Nauhria $39,618
4th Paul Gahan $31,950
5th Nicolas Oger $26,625
6th Stanislav Chataline $22,365
7th Brad Stafford $18,105
8th Ia Rimamaki $13,845
9th Dean Stevenson $10,650