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Season 5 Of The PokerStars ANZPT Is Under Way

Posted at 10:15 2012-10-12 by Matthew Pitt

Season 5 of the Australia New Zealand Poker Tour (ANZPT) kicked off yesterday at the Crown Casino, Melbourne with the first of 12 official ANZPT Melbourne events. The season-opening festival will run from Oct. 11 all the way through to Oct. 29 and it promises to be bigger and better than ever before.

Event #1 kicked off at 18:10 yesterday and was the first of four flights to the $250 buy-in opening event. Flight #2 opens its doors at 12:10 today whilst Oct. 13 will feature Flight #3 and Flight #4 at 10:10 and 16:10 respectively.

This edition of ANZPT Melbourne has some amazing looking tournaments scheduled, including a $100,000 guaranteed event that costs just $50 to enter; that’s correct, a $100,000 prize pool for just $50 outlay!

Other tournaments to keep an eye out for include the $250 Pot Limit Omaha rebuy event; the $1,100 No Limit Hold’em Six-handed event; and the $2,200 ANZPT Melbourne Main Event.

The last time the ANZPT hosted a Main Event at the fantastic Crown Casino, it was the United Kingdom’s Sam Razavi who left the venue with the title of champion, taking the $326,125 first place prize with him. PokerNetwork has it on good authority that Razavi will be back in Australia to defend his title, do you think he can win back-to-back events? Only time will tell.

ANZPT Melbourne Schedule

DateTimeTournamentCost
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

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