bwin Poker begins Aussie Million qualifiers

Final Table, Aussie Millions

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie - oy, oy, oy!

Even if poker players aren't from Australia, they'll get a chance to join in the Aussie chant in January when players from around the world gather in Melbourne for the Aussie Millions.

bwin Poker is making sure its players have an even better chance of going by offering up 30 $18,000 Premium Live Poker Packages for the event.

The poker site will begin hosting qualifiers for the prize packages on Saturday, Sept. 20. They will host an online final each Saturday at 10 p.m. CET until Dec. 13. There will also be online finals every Sunday from Oct. 5 through Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. CET.


The finals cost $300+$40 to buy in directly, but there will also be satellites for players to win their way into the finals.

Players can also qualify via the Big Bounty on Oct. 12, Nov. 9 or Dec. 14, or via cash games or the bwin Poker members program.

On the line is a true VIP experience with luxury five-star accommodation, according to bwin Poker. The $18,000 prize package includes the $10,500 AUD buy-in to the Aussie Millions main event, plus the $2,200 AUD buy-in for another No-Limit Hold'em tourney on Jan. 23, 2009.

Winners will also get 11 nights at the Crown Towers Hotel at the Crown Casinos for two people, plus money for travel expenses and spending money.

Making it even more of a VIP experience, the winners will have the opportunity to watch a few games of the Australian Open.

For poker fans looking for even more reasons to head to bwin Poker to begin playing, there's also an exclusive $2,000 monthly freeroll for players who sign up at the poker site through To qualify, players must earn 50 points within three months of depositing.

The next freeroll is scheduled for Sept. 21 for new players who earned their 50 points between June 1 and Sept. 18. Players who signed up and earn their points between July 1 and Oct. 16 will have access to the Oct. 19 freeroll.

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