Aussie Millions 2020 full schedule announced

When it comes to tournament series’ in the southern hemisphere, few, if any compare to the Aussie Millions in terms of size and prestige. For those who look forward to this series every year, the release of the schedule is an important date. For Aussie Millions 2020, that date has now arrived. For the top pros with the bigger bankrolls, the High Roller events are always a star attraction.

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This year will see all the usual High Roller Challenge events, along with the Main Event, mixed game events and an opening event with a seven-figure guarantee.

Here is a look at some of the 23 events which will feature in the series, set to take place between January 4th and 24th at the Crown Melbourne Casino.

Main Event and High Rollers

AU$10,600 Main Event
Date: 17th January
Entry fee: AU$10,600 (US$7,465)
Days: 7-day event (starting flights January 17th,18th and 19th)

The Main Event will, as ever be the jewel in the crown of the Aussie Millions, with its AU$10,600 buy in typically attracting around 800 runners and creating a prize pool in excess of AU$8,000,000 (US$5,634,182). The entry numbers for 2019 (822) rose by 21 compared to 2018, an upwards trend in participation numbers which has been constant for several years.

This bodes well for the 2020 Main Event, for which 850 entries would not be a surprise. The tournament plays out across 7 days including all starting flights and the final table playing out on January 24th after a day’s break. Somewhere in the region of AU$1,500,000 (US$1,056,409) is expected as the top prize for the Main Event, which concludes on the same day as the AU$100,000 Challenge.

Event 11 – AU$25,000 PLO
Date: January 13th
Entry fee: AU$25,000 (US$17,603)
Days: 2-day event (1 starting flight)

Event 12 – AU$25,000 Challenge (NLH)
Date: January 15th.
Entry fee: AU$25,000 (US$17,603)
Days: 2-day event (1 starting flight)

Event 15 – AU$50,000 Challenge (NLH)
Date: January 17th
Entry fee: AU$50,000 (US$35,206)
Days: 2-day event (1 starting flight)

Event 23 – AU$100,000 Challenge
Date: January 22nd
Entry fee: AU$100,000 (US$70,412)
Days: 2-day event (1 starting flight)

Other event highlights

Event 1 – Opening Event – AU$1,000,000 (US$704,654) guaranteed.
Date: January 4th
Entry fee: AU$1,150 (US$810)
Days: 7-day event (starting flights running on January 4th,5th,6th and 7th).

Event 2 – HORSE
Date: January 5th
Entry fee: AU$2,500 (US$1,761)
Days: 2-day event (1 starting flight)

Event 10 – 8-Game Mix
Date: January 13th
Entry fee: AU$2,500 (US$1,761)
Days: 2-day event (1 starting flight)

Event 13 – NLH Bounty
Date: January 16th
Entry fee: AU$2,000 (US$1,408)
Days: 2-day event (1 starting flight)

Event 20 – Aussie Millions Tournament of Champions
Date: January 21st
Entry fee: AU$1,150 (US$810)
Days: 2-day event (1 starting flight)

Event 21 – NLH 6-max
Date: January 21st
Entry fee: AU$5,000 (US$3,520)
Days: 2-day event (1 starting flight)

Somuchpoker will provide a detailed coverage of the festival.

More: 2020 Aussie Millions Poker Champions – Full Schedule

Article by Craig Bradshaw

Craig Bradshaw

Graduated in Journalism at the University of Essex, Craig Bradshaw has been part of Somuchpoker from the beginning. Joining Somuchpoker after 5 year of being a semi-professional online poker player, his in-depth knowledge of the game and the community has provided great value to the site and has made his writings and articles easily relatable to the audience he is addressing.

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