It seems like the interest in playing poker events with big buy-ins in Australia isn't what it used to be. The 2017 Aussie Millions, conluding today, only saw 18 registrations for the A$100,000 Challenge which ultimately led to that the A$250,000 Challenge was cancelled.
Tournament staff at Crown Casino decided to add a A$50,000 buy-in no limit hold'em event to replace the A$250,000 challenge, bu[...] Read more » 2017 Aussie Millions: Little Interest In Super High Roller Events
if this happens in Australia, it may be correct that there have banned online poker? if people are not interested in poker there is no need to impose it to them .. and those who are interested will find the way to his hobby
Joined: May '08
Age: 35 (M)
i doubt this has a lot to do with australia and the lack of interest in super high roller events being hosted there, probably there were some other tournaments on offer somewhere else, and they were juicier, had a bigger gtd prizepool or a bigger list of confirmed players, basically you can hold a great super mega roller tourney even in north korea if timing and organization is right.
Joined: Jan '17
Age: 62 (M)
100,000 australian dollars but in is really big money, and they even wanted to run a tourney with 250,000 australian dollars buyin! I know there are people in world who can afford this, but not very big number. More and more organizers try these big buy in tournaments and now there is too many of them it seems.
Joined: May '09
Age: 35 (M)
its strange too see that is no more interest for this kind of tournament!even buy in is big,there are always players who can buy in and play for big!but this must be connected with rules of baning online poker in australia!