Monday 30 May 2011. Melbourne, Australia. Crown Casino today announced that the Australian arm of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) will be hosted, for the very first time, at Crown Casino, Melbourne Australia from 17 July – 1 August 2011.
Dubbed as one of the ‘greatest poker championships in the Asia Pacific’ by its prominent and most notable international guests, the APPT is one of the Southern Hemisphere’s most prestigious poker tournaments.
Rowen Craigie, Crown Limited’s Chief Executive Officer said today “Crown is very proud to announce the partnership with Global Poker Tours. The Asia Pacific Poker Tour is without a doubt the premier poker tour in the Asia Pacific Region and the partnership with Crown represents our commitment to not only growing the poker market, but also in growing Crown’s major events portfolio. We look forward to a highly competitive and successful championship, and invite players of all skill levels to participate in this exciting event