The ANZPT holds tournaments across Australia and New Zealand, with highlights in Melbourne, Auckland and more.
ANZPT Season 6 Satellites - Running Now!
Satellites for ANZPT Auckland are running now, giving you the chance to win a Main Event entry. Find the tournaments by clicking ‘Events’, ‘More’ and ‘ANZPT’.
Season 6 of the hugely successful Australia and New Zealand Poker Tour is here, and it's set to again bring the highest standards in live poker to the region. After an incredible Season 5, the new schedule has three events confirmed, with big money poker tournaments taking place at the most exciting destinations.
You can win your seat online now and join the best players in the region, including members of Team PokerStars Pro, plus hundreds of other PokerStars qualifiers just like you, in the battle for championship titles. There are also huge sums of money on the line, plus the pride that comes with knowing you are one of Australia and New Zealand’s best poker players. Qualify now and take your game to the next level.
Take a look at the PokerStars Blog for previews and reports from all of the tournaments, including chip counts during events and prize pool payouts. You can also go to the official ANZPT website to find out more details about Season 6.
Please note that the following information is subject to change. Keep checking back for all the latest updates.
|ANZPT Auckland||SKYCITY Auckland||November 20-24, 2013||NZD $2,200 ($2,000 + $200)|
|ANZPT Perth||Crown Perth||February 26-March 2, 2014||AUD $2,000 + $200|
|ANZPT Sydney||The Star Casino||March 20-24, 2014||AUD$2,000 + $200|
|ANZPT Repechage||Crown Melbourne||TBC||AUD$1,000 + $100
Win a Main Event entry via a variety PokerStars satellites and play an ANZPT event. For ANZPT Auckland you can also win a full prize package and you’ll receive everything you need to play an ANZPT event in style, as packages include Main Event buy-in, accommodation and cash for expenses. Seat only and Seat + Expenses packages are also available. You can locate the ANZPT Satellites in the PokerStars game software by following the three simple steps below.
Jonathan Bredin was crowned 2013 ANZPT Queenstown Snowfest Champion, winning close to NZD$100,000 for his efforts after outlasting 125 players. Jonathan "Jono" Bredin, aged 23, has Cerebral Palsy and is wheelchair bound. His limited speech and movement require the assistance of a helper at the table and he won into this tournament through an online satellite at PokerStars. He collected the title, trophy and NZD$93,600 for the win.
Elsewhere there were wins for Anthony Hachem at the Repechage event in Melbourne, while the stand-out performance came from Dejan Divkovic, who very nearly became the first player in ANZPT history to win back-to-back titles. After winning in Perth, the Bosnian came up just short in Sydney, finishing in second place behind Switzerland’s Dinesh Alt. In Auckland the big winner was Geoff Smith who scooped NZD $80,502 after a four-way deal was made at the final table, while the opening event in Melbourne was won by was Paul Hockin, who secured AUD $101,275 for first place.
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