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Crown Melbourne Cup Sweep Tournament
View StructureCrown Melbourne Cup Sweep Tournament is a poker tournament in Melbourne,Australia.In what has become an annual Crown Poker tradition, the 2019 Melbourne Cup Sweep Tournament play begins as a regular, run-of-the-mill $360 No Limit Holdem multi-table Tournament. However, the playing field is completely upturned when just 24 players remain.At that point, the Tournament is paused and all players’ chips are counted. Next, the current chip leader is invited to nominate a horse from the next day’s 2019 Melbourne Cup field. The second chip leader then chooses from the remaining field and so on until all players have been assigned a horse in the “Race that Stops a Nation”.Fast forward to the following day, and the owners of the top 3 placed Melbourne Cup horses are awarded a 2020 AUSSIE MILLIONS MAIN EVENT SEAT (valued at $10,600). So if your horse places in the “Big Race” at Flemington in November, you’re off to the “Big Dance” at Crown Poker in January!With cash prizes throughout the night and a single $200 Add on (for 10,000 in chips) available, the 2019 Melbourne Cup Sweep promises to be the ‘Tournament that Stops a Nation’.