Poker Tournaments for Australian Players

There are several reasons poker players enjoy tournaments, and there are many available choices for players from all over the world. Australian tournaments revolve around certain leagues such as the Australian Online Poker League, or operate as satellites for qualification into land based tournaments such as the Aussie Millions Poker Championship. If you are looking for ways to get involved in both online poker playing fun and the ability to qualify for these tournaments, the Australian poker tournaments these sites provide can be your ticket in.

For the serious poker player, it is even possible to play in online tournaments that offer entries into some of the most prestigious land based poker tournaments around, and even culminating in qualifying for the WSOP (World Series of Poker). Some of the tournaments for Australian players also offer entry into these venues and give you the opportunity to play against the world’s best poker players, both online and off.

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Aussie Millions Sites

Find out about the Aussie Millions and the best sites to qualify at.

Asian Pacific Tour

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Asia Tour

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WSOP Sites

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Satellite Sites

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Multi Table Tournaments

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Sit n Go Sites

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Find the Best Online Poker Tournaments

There’s a lot more to online gambling competitions than just being able to qualify for land based championships. Many of the sites listed on this page offer online poker tournaments on a regular basis. Some even have weekly tournaments that give players the ability to enjoy working their way up through the ranks to the winning round. One of the advantages of online poker tournaments for beginners is that they can get in on the action for a very low buy in, and advance through the rounds, winning more and more money with each level.

Beginning and professional players alike play in all levels of Australian poker tournaments, and beginners can learn a lot about strategy and have the fun of playing along the most famous players from all over the world. We review each site offering Australian poker tournaments carefully to be sure they are safe, have the best buy ins, lowest rakes and the best available frequency so that you can take advantage of this exciting and lucrative way to play poker online.

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Australian Satellites

We give you many different types of Australian poker tournaments options so you can choose those best suited to your needs. New players will probably look for the lowest buy ins, while more experienced players will want strong competition with the maximum potential for winning jackpots. Another way to select the best online Australian tournaments for you is to consider the time involved. Some online competitions run entire weekends, or even weeks. If you are only able to spend one free day playing, you will want to look for short duration Australian poker tournaments. Our pages list tournaments for Australian sites with many different time periods so you can always find the ones that fit into your available time.

Get started playing today and choose from the list of Australian poker tournaments on our pages. You may even find yourself playing against the world leaders in poker, and in competition to win millions of dollars from a single tournament from our list of online poker tournaments.


How do online poker tournaments work?

In tournaments, players start out with a set number of chips and are eliminated when they run out of chips.

Online tournaments are normally played either as freezeouts (players have a set number of chips and buy-in once), re-buys (players can buy more chips if they run out) or re-entry tournaments (players can leave the table and re-enter at any time up to a certain point).

Tournaments will have strict payout structures, with the top 10 or 20% getting payouts. The blinds also increase steadily as the tournament progresses.

How do I enter?

The tournament buy-in and fee will be clearly displayed in the poker lobby. Register for a tournament at any point up to the start or during the 'late registration' period. You can also unregister should you change your mind.

How long do they last?

The length of online tournaments can differ depending on the number of players and the blind level. Freezeouts with 50 or 60 players might last 4-5 hours, but turbo freezeouts with fast blind structures can finish much quicker.

What are satellite poker tournaments?

Satellites are online qualifiers that give you the opportunity of winning a seat into a much bigger tournament. You can win a seat into an online grand final satellite via several smaller qualifiers. If you finish 1st or 2nd in the smaller satellites you'll progress to the next one.

How much can be won?

Again, it depends on the tournament and the number of players. Some tournaments carry guaranteed prizepools, which means the site will pay out a guaranteed amount regardless of the number of entrants.

Where can I find the best tournaments?

The bigger poker websites offer more tournaments over a bigger spread of disciplines and buy-ins. But smaller sites can offer juicy guarantees too to entice players to their site. Check our recommended reviews to find a tournament room that's right for Aussies.