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Poker Tournament: Frequently Asked Questions

Your Questions, Answered

Is there an entrance fee?

No, the tournament is completely free to enter

Can I still play if I missed round 1?


You can choose to play as many rounds as you like.

Only the scores from your best 4 rounds are counted towards the final leaderboard.

Do you have to be a UniMelb student to participate?

No, the tournament is open to all students in Melbourne

Which division (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced) can I play in?

The choice is completely left up to you.

We recommend you play:

  • Beginner, if you have never or only played poker a handful number of times.

  • Intermediate, if you casually play poker every now and then.

  • Advanced, if you play poker regularly and have at least some confidence in your poker abilities.

Can I switch divisions mid-way through the tournament?

Yes - you can.


However, your scores from your old division will not carry over to your new division.

How long does the round run for?

Each round lasts 2 hours, with blinds increasing every 30 minutes.


You need to play for at least 30 minutes for your scores to count.

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