Crown Melbourne has announced the schedule for the 2017 Aussie Millions Poker Championship, which is set to run from Wednesday 11 January to Monday 30 January at Crown Melbourne, Australia. The Asia-Pacific’s richest and biggest poker series Aussie Millions will turn Crown into a mecca of the poker world during the Australian Summer,2017.
It is to be noted that Crown’s Aussie Millions is one of the biggest poker festivals on Asia-Pacific calender. Sine its beginning back in 1998, it has grown into a world famous series of poker and is attended by majority of the greatest poker players coming from various parts of the globe. Every year over 6,000 players ascend upon Melbourne for the three-week festival in the hopes of taking home a part of the estimated AUD$30 million in the total prize pool. The good thing about this series is that it attracts recreational as well as professional players.
Talking to media persons, Joel Williams, Crown Melbourne’s Tournament Director, said “Crown’s Aussie Millions Poker Championship continues to absolutely stamp itself on the global ‘must-attend’ list for both recreational players and seasoned pros alike. With a schedule now featuring 26 official events, 2017 looms as one of the biggest years yet”.
The marquee poker festival Aussie Millions 2017 consists of 26 separate poker events with buy-ins ranging from AUD$1,150 to AUD$250,000. The festival starts on 11 January 2017 with AUD $1,150 Opening Event, which features 4 flights every day through January 14 and brings up an AUD $1 million prize pool guarantee. The first week of the series has a variety of tournaments including an $1,150 No Limit Holdem Shot Clock Shootout, $1,150 Pot Limit Omaha and $1,150 short-handed events. On January 20, one can join in the AUD $2,500 8 Game Mixed Event. Then, the festival brings up high roller events starting from January 20 with AUD $25,000 Challenge and continuing with AUD $1,650 Bounty Event on January 21.
The Main Event Begins from January 22,2017
Later, the Aussie Millions Series reaches its pinnacle with the longest-running Main Event, which runs for consecutive 8 days from Sunday 22 January to Sunday 29 January 2017. Alongside, to please the palate of the all kinds of poker enthusiasts, there will be various side events, including the AUD $1,150 Australian Poker Hall of Fame No Limit Holdem, AUD $1,150 No Limit Holdem/PLO, AUD $1,150 Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo, AUD $2,500 No Limit Holdem, AUD $1,150 Aussie Millions Tournament of Champions, Shot Clock No Limit Holdem Six Max and an AUD $2,500 Pot Limit Omaha event. Later January 29 will see AUD $250,000 Challenge High Roller event, which will be played alongside the Main Event final table.
The winner of the ‘Main Event’ will not only take home an estimated AUD$1.6 million as the first prize, but also the most coveted ‘Main Event’ Champion bracelet worth AUD$25,000. Finally, January 30 is the final day of the 2017 Aussie Millions and will feature various events, including the AUD $250,000 Challenge, AUD $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha and AUD $1,150 Hyper Turbo No Limit Holdem. So, plan your trip to Crown Melbourne and get a chance to win big.
To access the full Aussie Millions Schedule, visit http://www.aussiemillions.com/Assets/Files/Crown-Melbourne-Gaming-Poker-2017-Aussie-Millions-Poker-Championship-Tournament-Schedule.pdf