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Australian poker news

The news about Aussie and Kiwi events, players, poker lifestyle.

PNW Players of the Month - August

September 04, 2008

What an incredible month for Australians in the world of poker. We saw some sensational achievements both live and online. It seemed that every second week we saw an Australian capture a major online tournament score and then the Victorian Poker Championships came around to deliver some brilliant live performances. With that in mind, it was a very difficult decision to award our Players of the Month awards for the month of August, and we congratulate our very worthy winners. Player of The Month – Tino Lechich

Why Are We All Player Haters?

September 02, 2008

Perth’s popular poker personality, Max Veenhuyzen, has joined the PokerNetwork team to bring to you his thoughts on the world of poker. Max is well known for being the first Australian to win the PokerStars Sunday Millions, as well as entertaining us articles for Bluff magazine and his blog at www.acehighwine.com. 

The 2008 Western Classic Poker Championships are back!

August 28, 2008

The most anticipated poker tournament in Western Australia is back and ready to kick off in just under week. This year’s Western Classic Poker Championships Main Event (November 20-23) estimated prize pool of more than $200,000 is sure to draw participants from all over Australia, especially since it features a juicy $100,000 guaranteed first prize*.

 

World Poker News

The news about worldwide poker issues: players, tournaments, law, social life.

Play Warnie at 888’s Poker Open V

September 01, 2008

888.com have launched their Poker Open V giving you the opportunity to compete with celebrities, poker professionals and online qualifiers from all across the globe – all vying for a share in the $648,000 jackpot.

Andy McLeod Returns In Stunning Fashion

August 05, 2008

After spending the best part of a year in poker exile, young Adelaide based online poker sensation “Andy McLeod” has reappeared in stunning fashion after recently celebrating his 18th birthday.  

Croc's Wrap at the 2008 WSOP: Part II

August 01, 2008

While the rest of us were at the WSOP, my very good friend Richard Holmes was home working hard to put this together. This is what he sent me...   RICHARD HOLMES HARD AT WORK

 

Promotional news

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September’s Sizzling Freeroll Frenzy!

August 25, 2008

Dubbed the ‘September Freeroll Frenzy’, PokerNetwork will guarantee at least one freeroll every day of the month (GMT) with prizes far greater than cash, including opportunities to travel and play poker in some of the most exotic locations in the world. Here’s a taste of what to expect:

Two PNC Australia Packages – Hollywood style…

August 19, 2008

Join us as we team up with Hollywood Poker to host two amazing freerolls to the anticipated PokerNews Cup Australia (October 12 – 20, 2008): 

Meet Tony G at the PokerNews Cup Australia!

August 13, 2008

Here’s your chance for you (and four other lucky winners) to meet with The G himself, at a private, sit-down dinner during the 2008 PokerNews Cup Australia in October. Should you win, you will also have an opportunity to play The G at a private sit-n-go, perhaps play him again when you use the AUD2,200 Main Event Entry ticket that’s included in your package, and of course, feel free to use your €1,000 CASH win as you please.

 

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