The Aussie Millions has become a traditional tournament for many poker players around the globe, as it currently stands as the sixth biggest tournament in the world. For the 2010 main event 800 players are expected. In 2009 the Aussie Millions was home to the world’s largest cash game – a AUD$1 million buy-in.
The first Aussie Millions had a one thousand dollar buy-in and a $74k prize pool. The Aussie Millions has made history and for 2010 the buy-in will be $10,500 and the prize pool will have AUD$2 million.
For the 2009 main event Australian player Stewart Scott gave an outstanding performance and managed to win the first place prize of AUD$2 million. Since then he has placed third in the Five Star World Poker Classic event 15 and finished in 25th place at the APPT Macau.
Party Poker recently announced that the 09 Aussie Millions Champion Stewart Scott has joined their team of pros and will be representing their online poker room at the 2010 event. He will also be participating in a poker tour across Australia that will promote the Aussie Millions and the Stewart Scott invitational events.
Online qualifiers to the Aussie Millions will be available at Party Poker in November. (Credit: Poker News Daily)
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