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2011 Aussie Millions Raises the High-Stakes Bar

Series Hosts Huge Cash Games and Biggest Buy-in Tournament in History

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Mar 18, 2011


How do you get top poker players to travel thousands of miles on a flight that lasts more than a dozen hours? The fact that the players in question will travel from winter into summer is helpful, and a tournament location in a world-class city doesn’t hurt, but the real reason that the biggest names in poker travel to Melbourne, Australia, each January has to do with the huge stakes they can play for during the Aussie Millions tournament series at the Crown Casino. The Aussie Millions has become a high-stakes tournament destination that top players like Phil Ivey and Tom Dwan never miss. The Crown Casino provides the top players in the world a high-stakes playground. Whether the chips are flying in the Crown’s Mahogany Room or the action is being filmed in high-stakes cash games and tournaments in Studio 3, the poker world has voiced its approval by ...

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