The New Year brings about a new poker tournament series Down Under. That’s right, the Aussie Millions returns this year with an exciting array of tournaments on store for poker enthusiasts. The mega event brings 26 events to its line-up this year. The series includes both low and high-stakes events to allow poker players from all walks of life to participate and have a crack at winning large sums of money. The most anticipated tournaments during the series include three high-roller events i.e. $25,000 Challenge, $50,000 Challenge and lastly the $100,000 Challenge. However, the spotlight at the series will be on the $10,600 Main Event which will commence on Jan 28 and conclude.
The action-packed extravaganza will reportedly witness at least three Indian competitors in attendance i.e. Nikita Luther, Paawan Bansal and WSOP bracelet-winner Nipun Java. While Luther is expected to be at the poker series till January 28, Paawan Bansal plans to play the entire schedule.
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Professional poker players from around the globe have already begun preparations for the 49th annual World Series of Poker.