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Live poker makes strong return in Australia

With Australia being one of the world’s success stories in this pandemic, local citizens have begun to see glimpses of an anticipated return to normalcy. Non-essential businesses including the live poker industry have since made great leaps to recovery, ultimately aiming to make 2021 a way better year than its previous one. Live poker has […]

WPTDeepStacks Gold Coast finalizes schedule for this coming May

The return of World Poker Tour to Australia isn’t a surprise to many with its 2019 debut in the country well met with success. Held in The Star Gold Coast, the inaugural WPT Australia exceeded expectations having garnered more than 3,000 entries across its 10-day event schedule. Over AUD 3.1 million (~USD 2.09 million) in […]

Aussie Briefs: Local John Bogdanovski scoops up 2021 Poker Palace Summer Championships title; WPT League Sydney finds new home in St. Johns Park

Live poker in Australia is alive and recovering well as compared to the rest of the world who are still seeing the drastic effects brought about by the current global health situation. Back to back great value tournaments are lined up on schedule and targeted mainly for local players as major operators begin to resume […]

Australia blocks more gaming websites

The fight for legalized online poker in Australia has been a long winding battle for the last two decades with the government firm on its decision to ban citizens from taking part in the popular sport. Since the Interactive Gambling Act (IGA)’s implementation in 2001 which prohibits gambling providers to offer services including the likes […]

Manila, Brisbane: Live poker rooms begin to reopen in Asia-Pacific

Ending the year with some good news, the heavily affected Asia-Pacific region is slowly seeing a return of live poker games into the scene. While the past ten months has been definitely a rocky road for most, the recent reopening has the local poker communities filled with excitement as cash games become available once again. […]

2021 Aussie Millions postponed indefinitely

Live poker has been greatly affected this year, with the risks tied to the novel coronavirus remaining a serious concern for public health. Considering the limitations, Australia has seen its share of live games making a gradual comeback, offering cash games to players eager to enjoy some poker action. However, local enthusiasts will have to […]

Australia’s live poker scene takes a step back amidst Coronavirus outbreak

  Similar to other international countries, Australia was seemingly on the road to normalcy with non-essential businesses and even casinos reopening its doors to the public last June. Further easing of restrictions earlier this month was a result of continuous low new cases recorded throughout the country aside from the recent outbreak seen in the […]

Australia Live Poker Update: Australian Poker Tour announces first post-covid event this coming September; Crown Perth poker reopened

The path to normalcy is slowly coming to light as countries attempt to begin restarting their economies in combat against the impact of the ongoing worldwide pandemic. News of casinos and poker rooms being open and available once again were evident these recent couple of weeks giving poker enthusiasts across the globe hope for live […]