The Aussie Millions is one of the most popular poker tournaments on the poker circuit and the biggest poker tournament that is held down under each year. The New Year will kick off with the 2017 Aussie Millions which takes place from January 11 to 30 at the Crown Melbourne casino in the state of Victoria. The popular poker tournament not only attracts top poker players from all across Australia but also draws players from the around the world.
The highlight of the three week poker tournament will be the AUD $10,600 Aussie Millions Main Event which starts on January 22 and concludes on the 29th. Players who do not wish to pay A$10,600 for the Main Event buy-in will be able to qualify through satellite events that are being held 24/7 at the Crown Melbourne casino or also qualify online via the 888poker website.
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Poker players who live outside of Australia will find that the best way to qualify for the 2017 Aussie Millions is via the online satellites. 888poker is currently offering two options, the first being a single seat valued at $8,250 and a special packaged valued at $10,000 and includes the buy-in for the Main Event, $1,000 in travel expenses and a three night stay at the Crown Promenade Hotel from January 24 to 26.
The next online satellite event is scheduled to take place at 12:05 GMT on December 27 with a buy-in for $1,050. The format will allow players to start with 5,000 in a deep structured game where they have the option to rebuy twice during the first 2 hours of the tournament. The satellite event has a number of feeders which allow players to buy-in for as little as a penny and then work their way up the ladder to see if the qualify for the one seat or main package giveaways.
Poker players in Melbourne can also visit the casino to take part in live satellite events which start at A$130. The casino is also running quite a few freeroll satellites where one can qualify for the AUD $250 Aussie Millions Main Event MEGA Satellites with A$10 rebuys. Those players who want to qualify via a satellite for the Main Event can try the Aussie Millions Main Event Rebuy Satellite which will be held on Jan 17 at 9.10 pm Melbourne time. The buy-in for the event is A$130 and it has $A100 in rebuys.