The Countdown to ANZPT Sydney is On; Have You Won Your Seat Yet?

Posted at 12:00 2013-02-27 by Matthew Pitt

The PokerStars.net ANZPT Perth festival was a roaring success and all who participated in the events had a great time. Although the excitement that surrounded ANZPT Perth has now started to die down, it will not be long until its starts to build up again because ANZPT Sydney is just around the corner!

The Star Casino will be the venue for the ANZPT Sydney festival that will take place on March 13-24. During these 12 days there will be nine official events taking place, the flagship tournament being the $2,200 ANZPT Sydney Main Event.

When the ANZPT last dropped anchor in Sydney, 461 players bought into the Main Event and created a massive prize pool that topped the scales at $922,000. The largest slice of this prize pool found its way into the hands of Gordon Huntly who walked away with $226,812 for his victory.

Some of Australia’s best and most respected poker players are sure to compete in this latest edition of the ANZPT Sydney Main Event and one other event is certain to attract the cream of the crop. Billed as the $5K Challenge, the ninth and final event of the festival is a $5,000 buy-in No Limit Hold’em tournament is the equivalent of a high roller event and we all know Australia really knows how to put on a high roller event! A mega satellite to the $5K challenge will run on March 23, costs $550 to enter and will award one seat to the $5K Challenge for every 10 entrants.

ANZPT Sydney Schedule

Wed 13 Mar18:15$300+$30 NLHE Opening Event Flight 1
Thu 14 Mar18:15$300+$30 NLHE Opening Event Flight 2
Fri 15 Mar12:30$300+$30 NLHE Opening Event Flight 3
Sat 16 Mar12:30Opening Event Day 2
Sun 17 Mar12:30$1,000+$100 NLHE Special
Sun 17 Mar16:00Opening Event Final Table
Mon 18 Mar12:30$400+$100+$50 NLHE Bounty
Mon 18 Mar16:00$1k Special Final Table
Tue 19 Mar12:30$500+$50 Pot Limit Omaha
Tue 19 Mar18:15$400+$40 Team NLHE
Wed 20 Mar12:30$500+$50 6-Handed NLHE
Thu 21 Mar18:15$2,000+$200 ANZPT Sydney Main Event Flight 1
Fri 22 Mar12:30$2,000+$200 ANZPT Sydney Main Event Flight 2
Sat 23 Mar12:30ANZPT Sydney Main Event Day 2
Sun 24 Mar12:30$300+$30 Mixed NLHE/PLO
Sun 24 Mar14:00ANZPT Sydney Main Event Day 3/Final Table
Sun 24 Mar16:00$4,750+$250 $5K NLHE Challenge

As was the case in Perth, PokerNetwork will have a live reporting team on hand to bring you all of the updates from the Main Event. We could be writing about your progress if you manage to win yourself a seat via a PokerStars satellite.

ANZPT Sydney satellites are in the PokerStars lobby now, so try and win your seat today. If you don’t have a PokerStars account you can download one through PokerNetwork and open up a whole host of benefits. First, if you enter the marketing code POKERNETWORK and the bonus code STARS600 then you will be eligible for a 100% match up to $600 first deposit bonus. What’s more, you will also be able to compete in all current and future PokerStars promotions including the $67,500 Freeroll Series!

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Last year's ANZPT Sydney Main Event winner Gordon Huntly Last year's ANZPT Sydney Main Event winner Gordon Huntly

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