Party Poker introduces Aussie Millions qualifiers
GIBRALTAR -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Party Poker has introduced online qualifiers for the 2010 Aussie Millions in Melbourne. Seen as one of poker's majors, the Main Event is a highlight of the world live circuit and the leading online poker room is going completely Aussie crazy in November and December!
PartyPoker.com Australia Ambassador Stewart Scott is the defending champion and there is a chance to emulate his success in Melbourne next year. PartyPoker.com is offering the chance to win one of 25 luxury Aussie Millions main event packages. These fantastic dream trips will be up for grabs in two amazing $600+40 satellites on Sunday 13th December. One will be timed to suit Australia and New Zealand-based players with FIVE packages guaranteed worth $12,000, while the other is scheduled to give players from the rest of the world the chance to win one of 20 guaranteed packages worth $15,000.
For more information on the many paths to Melbourne, including PartyPoint and freeroll options, see http://www.partypoker.com/news/items/am.html. Qualifiers start on Sunday 1st November - as ever PartyPoker.com provides diverse qualifying structures, which can start from as little as just $1.
PartyPoker.com ambassador Stewart Scott said: "I've been playing at PartyPoker.com for five years. These great packages are an amazing opportunity for other players to play in this huge tournament. Claiming the Aussie Millions title has been the highlight of my career and I'd love to see another PartyPoker.com player take the title."
There are also a number of Stewart Scott Aussie Millions special tournaments: http://www.partypoker.com/news/items/am_au.html#stu
The Stewart Scott Bounty Hunt
From the 1st November, Stewart will be playing in the $64+$6 Aussie Millions ANZ Friendly Satellite Qualifier at 04.05 ET (19.05 AEST) every Tuesday and Thursday. There's a $70 bounty on Stewart's head if a player eliminates him.
Stewart Scott Aussie Millions Specials
In these tournaments PartyPoker.com will be giving away seats to Aussie Millions qualifiers. First place will win a $640 seat, second place gets a seat at the $128 qualifier while third will claim a $70 qualifier seat. Top ranking players will also receive prize money from the buy-in pool and there's also a $70 bounty if you're the player who knocks Stewart out.
Stewart Scott Aussie Millions Special 1 – Sunday 15 November, 03.05 ET (19.05 AEST), buy-in $6+$1
Stewart Scott Aussie Millions Special 2 – Sunday 6 December, 03.05 ET (19.05 AEST), buy-in $6+$1
Stewart Scott Highroller Aussie Millions Invitational
One luxury $12,000 Aussie Millions package for first place, $640 seat in final qualifier on offer for the player that knocks out Stewart. This takes place on Sunday 22 November at 03.05 ET (19.05 AEST) with a $250+$20 buy-in.
Scott, 37, from Queensland, Australia, made history in January 2009 by becoming the first Australian in the modern era to take down the Aussie Millions Main Event, scooping US$1,865,724. Scott is a loyal member of PartyPoker.com's VIP club the Palladium Lounge http://www.palladiumlounge.com/. He made his debut representing the leading online poker room at the PokerNews Cup in Melbourne earlier this month. Scott is married with one daughter and started life as a gourmet chef in Adelaide , with a period running a small IT business as he honed his skills online. He made his first impact on the live circuit in 2006 by winning a satellite series at SkyCity Casino in Adelaide that awarded him a $30,000 package for the WSOP Main Event. Stewart is a popular figure on the Australian poker circuit and is well known for his relaxed attitude but killer instinct at the table.