ANZPT Melbourne Schedule Announced

Posted at 14:45 2012-09-29 by Matthew Pitt

It may have only been a few short weeks ago that the Australia New Zealand Poker Tour (ANZPT) descended on the Crown Casino, Melbourne but the popular tour returns again at the end of October for the first event of the ANZPT's fifth season.

Running between Oct.11 and Oct. 20m, the ANZPT Melbourne festival will feature 12 official events that should attract some of the best poker players from the region. Kicking things off will be a $250 event that is sure to be extremely popular and that will be followed by a $50 tournament that will boast a massive $100,000 guaranteed prize pool! $100,000 for just $50, wow!

Although each and every event will be fiercely contested it will be the $2,200 ANZPT Melbourne Main Event that everyone wants to win. The last time the ANZPT was at the Crown Casino it was for the season-ending Grand Final and it featured a $4,700 Main Event. That particular tournament attracted 257 runners and was eventually won by the British pro Sam Razavi, who walked way with $326,125. Razavi has a fondness for tournaments in Australia so we fully expect him to return to the Crown to attempt to win back-to-back ANZPT titles.

As is always the case with these superb festivals, there will be satellites to the Main Event hosted on PokerStars and at the Crown Casino itself. Download PokerStars through PokerNetwork, use the marketing code POKERNETWORK and the bonus code STARS600 and you will be eligible for a 100% match up to $600 first deposit bonus and be able to participate in all future promotions we hold on PokerStars.

ANZPT Melbourne Schedule

Thu 11 Oct18:10Opening Event NLH Flight 1$210+$40
Fri 12 Oct12:10Opening Event NLH Flight 2$210+$40
Sat 13 Oct10:10Opening Event NLH Flight 3$210+$40
Sat 13 Oct16:10Opening Event NLH Flight 4$210+$40
Sun 14 Oct12:10NLHEDeepstack$120+$30
Mon 15 Oct18:10$100k Guaranteed Flight 1$40+$10
Tue 16 Oct18:10$100k Guaranteed Flight 2$40+$10
Wed 17 Oct18:10$100k Guaranteed Flight 3$40+$10
Thu 18 Oct18:10$100k Guaranteed Flight 4$40+$10
Fri 19 Oct12:10$100k Guaranteed Flight 5$40+$10
Fri 19 Oct16:10$100k Guaranteed Flight 6$40+$10
Sat 20 Oct10:10$100k Guaranteed Flight 7$40+$10
Sat 20 Oct16:10$100k Guaranteed Flight 8$40+$10
Sun 21 Oct12:10Mega Stack NLH$200 / $100 addon
Mon 22 Oct14:107 Game Mixed Event$310+$40
Tue 23 Oct14:10Pot Limit Omaha$200+$40 ($100 rebuys)
Wed 24 Oct14:10NLH Terminator$310+$40
Thu 25 Oct14:10NLH Six Handed$1,000+$100
Fri 26 Oct12:10ANZPT Melbourne Main Event Flight 1$2,000+$200
Fri 26 Oct18:10Teams Event NLH$260+$40
Sat 27 Oct12:10NLH Turbo$310+$40
Sat 27 Oct12:30ANZPT Melbourne Main Event Flight 2$2,000+$200
Sun 28 Oct12:10NLH / PLO Deepstack$310+$40

The Crown Poker Room will also be hosting a plethora of side events from its usual schedule but we would advise you to contact the poker room before travelling to ensure your favorite tournament is still running!

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