The 2018 Aussie Millions is in its final stages of completion and tournament organizers have once again been impressed with the great turnout. Aussie Millions is arguably the most popular poker tournament in the Asia-Pacific region and takes place in January each year at the Crown Melbourne casino in Victoria.
Crown Melbourne decided to confirm the 2019 Aussie Millions schedule and tournament dates while the 2018 edition was still in play. The 2019 Aussie Millions is scheduled to take place from January 15, 2019 to February 4, 2019. The Aussie Millions is undoubtedly Australia's premier poker tournament and is expected to continue to attract top poker pros from Australia and all over the world.
The main attraction for the 2019 Aussie Millions will be the guaranteed total prize pools which are expected to surpass A$24 million.
Tournament organizers have made next year’s event more attractive by announcing that there will also be 26 ANTON Jewelry gold championship rings will be up for grabs. The final schedule for the 2019 Aussie Millions will be confirmed at a later date but Crown Melbourne has already released some info to give players an idea as to what they can expect in 2019.
Crown Melbourne has confirmed that by-ins for the 2019 Aussie Millions will range from A$1,150 to A$50,000. This most likely means that the six-figure high roller events featured in the 2018 Aussie Millions will most likely be omitted next year. The highlight of the 2019 edition will once again be the A$10,600 Main Event. It will be an eight-day event, featuring three opening flights on January 27 to 29. The main competition will then continue for five more days until February 3. A winner will then be crowned at the final table.
In a statement, Joel Williams, Aussie Millions Tournament Director said
The 2018 Aussie Millions is proving to be our biggest and best to date, and we can't wait to see what the 2019 tournament will bring as the poker stage has never been brighter, and the team are already hard at work to make the next event the biggest and best yet
The 2018 Aussie Millions Main Event broke the attendance record set back in 2008. The previous record was set at 781 participants and the 2018 Main Event surpassed that number on January 30 with one more day open for registrations. Catch all the action from the Aussie Millions Event with Jason Somerville live on Twitch.