The poker world has its eyes on Australia. Soon players will descend on Melbourne for a month of tournaments.
Among events like the Aussie Millions, there will be the Australian Poker Open at the Star Cold Coast in Queensland—all in January.
Poker action Down Under means top pros in the flesh seeking The Crown in Melbourne. The tournaments are a major pick for the experts as they follow the pattern of the British Open.
Elite-level buy-ins for the Australian Poker Open range from AUS$10,000 up to AUS$100,000. Plus the final table will stream on a 30-minute delay on PokerGO.
There is more to come in February with the Super High Roller Bowl that mandates AUS$250,000 to enter. The New Year tournaments are key milestones for Poker Central and clearly extend Australia’s reach.
Poker Central President Sam Simmons explained what the New Year would bring:
“As we bring our premier high roller event brands to new players and new destinations around the globe, PokerGO subscribers continue reaping the rewards of captivating poker content featuring the world’s best players.”
The month-long poker fest is watched worldwide and the high-rolling additions (going into February) add great appeal and major drama. The airlines are busy booking flights.