The poker field is set to witness a brand new and exciting wave of cash prizes with the help of the soon-commencing Crown Melbourne Poker Championship poker festival which is going to transform the upcoming weeks into some of the most exciting ones in the Land Down Under. Crown Melbourne Casino and Hotel is going to be transformed with the luxurious poker congregation starting 1st August and progressing all the way to the 13th.
It is not a secret to anyone that in the world of poker there are certain poker festivals which simply have more up for grabs than others. Such is the case with the long-anticipated Melbourne Poker Championship hosted by no other than Crown, bearing the reputation of one of the premium poker festivals out there. This is not an exaggeration and this could be proven by the MPC Opening Event which features a A$100,000 guaranteed prize pool which could be entered with the help of a buy-in amounting to some A$300.
With the help of this kick-starting event, the poker festival is set to attract its first enthusiasts willing to put their skills under the spotlight. Some four starting flights would be provided so that as many players as possible have the chance to make their way into the structure of the first tournament. It is going to be a No-Limit Hold’em type of game, which is the most popular one, but this does not mean that the poker festival will rely on the safe offerings solely.
MPC Event 3 is set to commence on 4th August and it is going to be a 3-8 Game one featuring 2-7 Tripple Draw, H.O.R.S.E., NLHE, PLO in its structure. With a buy-in amounting to some A$550 every participant would have the chance to make it in and fight against other renown entries.
The second event in the rich schedule of this poker festival is going to be a Hyper Turbo one this Saturday, which enjoys quite the interest among poker players from around the world. Due to its fast pace of development and its short 10-minute levels, it provides for a time-efficient poker action.
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It is also going to feature the well-known Shot Clock format which gives participants only 10 seconds to make a decision on their hands. With the help of this approach spending too long thinking is eliminated and action is maintained short and sweet. Another event which is sure to cause quite the stir among players would be the fourth one – a No-Limit Hold’em Deepstack one starting Sunday.
In exchange for some A$550 participants would lay their hands on starting chip stacks of 25,000, as well as extended registration period, lasting up until the second break of this single-day event. The tournament with the largest buy-in introduced in this year’s edition of the Melbourne Poker Championship festival would be the eighth one which goes by the name of A$5,000 High Roller Shot Clock Challenge, implementing two of the winning features in a poker event starting on 9th.
Each level would last for 40 minutes, whereas participants have only 30 seconds to come up with their next move on the felt. Right after that there would also be a culminating event named Melbourne Poker Championship Main Event, coming with two starting flights, as well as two additional days giving players the chance to reach the throne.
Buy-in amounts to A$1,650 while every player is able to re-enter once per flight. Interest towards participation is expected to be skyrocketing because of the guaranteed prize pool which would come as a result of that. Poker action is set to commence promptly bringing participants closer to the coveted generous payouts.