The opening event of the 2016 Aussie Millions Poker Championship at the Crown Casino in Melbourne gets underway in one hour from now at 6.10 p.m. local time. The AU$ 1,150 No Limit Hold'em tournament consists of four flights in total and players have the option to re-enter in the next flight for their chance at the AU$1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool.
All participants start with 10,000 in chips and each Day 1 will play 12 levels of 40 minutes each without any dinner break. The remaining fields of each flight are united for Day 2 on Sunday January 17th, the winner is then determined one day later.
Stay tuned, as the PokerNews live reporting team will be here in Melbourne for the entire Series to cover the Final Tables of the preliminary events as well as the full action of all major tournaments including the Main Event, the $25,000 Challenge as well as the $100,000 and the $250,000 Challenge.