APPT Sydney: The champ is here!

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The 113 players remaining in day 1B of the APPT Grand Final have just returned after consuming the GDP of Botswana at Star City’s Garden Buffet.

Swedish PokerStars qualifier Alexander Soderlund remains chip leader on 94,000 ahead of Aussie pro Jason Gray (84,000), Tom Rafferty (83,000), Team PokerStars Pro Gavin Griffin (82,000) and Robert Bechava (78,500).

Just before dinner, we had a couple of special guests checking out the action – Team PokerStars Pro Joe Hachem and PokerStars Sponsored player Peter Eastgate, fresh off the plane and ready for his first major tournament appearance since winning the WSOP main event. No pressure on you, young man! And how about a certain wager with Billy "The Croc" Argyros ...

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