As a major aspect of a progressing exertion to turn into a worldwide poker competition brand, the World Poker Tour (WPT) is set to make its presentation on Australian soil with the declaration of WPT Australia.The debut WPT Australia will be held through its organization with The Star Gold Coast, one of the nation’s most notorious settings, in the city of Gold Coast, a noteworthy traveler goal.
The WPT Data Sydney celebration will be held from September 27 for ten days at The Star Gold Coast Casino, which as of late experienced an AUD $850 million overhaul. The celebration will highlight ten competitions with purchase ins going from AUD $330 (USD 230) to AUD $5000 (USD 3480).
The Main Event has been booked to keep running from October 4 for four days with an up front investment of AUD $2500 (USD 1740).
“The World Poker Tour is pleased to add WPT Australia to our program of awesome worldwide occasions and The Star Gold Coast as a gambling club accomplice,” said Angelica Hael, Vice President of Global Tour Management for the WPT, in an ongoing press explanation.”As a local Australian, I am excited to have a WPT occasion happen in my nation of origin and significantly increasingly satisfied to have it facilitated at such a brilliant property,” Hael included.
There are just a bunch of significant poker competitions in Australia every year. This year, one of them accompanied a disputable administering on Day 2.The AUD$3,000 Sydney Star Poker Championship headliner wrapped up Monday with Hamish Crawshaw beating the 600-passage field and winning AUD$352,800.
On Sunday, with the air pocket approaching, and the best 63 players acquiring at any rate a min-money of AUD$5,494, the competition staff miscalculated the quantity of players remaining and told the last 64 players that they were in the cash, as per a publication on a poker gathering, and affirmed by the competition’s live updates.
The staff reported that two players were thumped out on a similar hand, there would be no hand-for-hand play and that everybody was in the cash.
But they weren’t. Play continued for ‘another 10-15 minutes’ before the competition executive got back on the mouthpiece and told the field that they were actually, not in the cash.Unimaginably, no one was dispensed with during that extend, and there were as yet 64 players remaining. The staff reported that they would begin hand-for-hand play by then and push ahead typically for the rest of the competition.