WHAT IS THE AUSSIE MILLIONS POKER CHAMPIONSHIP?

The Aussie Millions Poker Championship is held every January at Crown Melbourne and is a major event on the international poker circuit, and a 'must play' championship for any serious poker player.

 

IS THERE AN AGREEMENT I NEED TO SIGN TO PLAY IN ANY OF THE AUSSIE MILLIONS EVENTS?

Yes. A condition of entry into any tournament in Crown's Aussie Millions will be the completion and signing of a registration form either online at aussiemillions.com or at the Crown Poker Room, Level B2 Crown Entertainment Complex, Melbourne.

 

CAN I PLAY EVEN IF I DON'T SIGN THE REGISTRATION FORM?

No. The registration form is a requirement for participation in any of Aussie Millions event.

 

HOW OLD DO I HAVE TO BE TO PARTICIPATE?

You must be 18 years of age or above to participate in any of Crown's Aussie Millions events. No persons under the age of 18 are allowed to enter the tournament area.

 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO PLAY IN THE EVENTS?

Events have a variety of buy-ins. Please check the website and schedule for full details.

 

HOW DO PLAYERS QUALIFY FOR THE MAIN EVENT?

You may qualify one of two ways:

1.       Win your way to the Main Event through a satellite.

2.       Buy directly into the event.

 

HOW DO I ENTER A SATELLITE?

At the tournament registration booth with cash or casino chips. 

 

CAN I BUY IN INTO THE SECOND FLIGHT AFTER THE FIRST DAY STARTS?

Yes, if the event hasn't sold out. You may buy in directly until cards are in the air on the day of the second flight.

 

WHAT OTHER TOURNAMENTS WILL BE RUNNING DURING THE AUSSIE MILLIONS?

There will be a large variety of side events running during Crown's Aussie Millions. View the schedule on the website for more details.

 

WILL THERE BE OTHER POKER GAMES AND TOURNAMENTS I CAN PLAY WHILE IN MELBOURNE?

Yes. There will be cash games of various limits and a selection of other tournaments you can play in the Crown Poker Room. Visit crownpoker.com.au for details.

 

HOW WILL I GET PAID IF I WIN THE TOURNAMENT?

You will be paid in cash chips, which can be converted to cash at the Crown Casino Cage.  You can also elect to take a cheque or have the funds wired to your bank account.

 

WILL TAXES BE WITHHELD FROM MY WINNINGS?

No. You are personally responsible for paying all required taxes in your home country on your winnings.

 

WHAT LOGOS/ PATCHES AM I ALLOWED TO WEAR?

Crown has strict rules with regard to the wearing of branded logos and patches by players during Aussie Millions. Please Contact Jim Preston, Director of Poker for policy on wearing logos and patches on +61 9292 5457 or jimp@crownmelbourn.com.au.

 

WILL I APPEAR ON TELEVISION?

It's possible! Some Aussie Millions events are televised, including the featured Main Event table. All Aussie Millions contestants are obliged to sign a waiver form before play commences providing consent to be filmed and photographed. Any player who does not sign the waiver will not be allowed to participate in the tournament.

 

DO I NEED A PASSPORT TO GET TO MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA?

Yes. All international travellers, travelling to and from Melbourne, Australia, need to have a passport or other accepted documentation that establishes the bearer's identity and nationality. It is your responsibility to have proper documentation.

 

IS SMOKING ALLOWED DURING CROWN'S AUSSIE MILLIONS?

Smoking is not permitted inside the Crown Poker Room. All gaming areas and tournaments are strictly non-smoking.

 

WHERE CAN I FIND DETAILS ABOUT CROWN?

You can learn more about the Crown Entertainment Complex at www.crownmelbourne.com.au.

 

HOW DO I BOOK ACCOMMODATION?

To book accommodation at Crown Melbourne please see the "Plan Your Visit" page at aussiemillions.com.

 

For all enquiries please contact poker@crownmelbourne.com.au


 

 





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