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21/05/2018 - The Return of the King of the Hill! -

WA Poker League Presents

Date - Wednesday 23rd May, 2018

Time - Registration & Cash Tables from 6pm

 Tournament Start 7:00pm

Cost - $50 buy-in

Location - Sorrento Football Club, Beddi Rd, Duncraig

Get down early! There is a limit of 40 seats

Details - This is a tournament variation we designed ourselves over a decade ago and called King of the Hill. We know you'll enjoy it! Spread the word and join in on the fun!

  • Each player starts the tournament with 8,000 chips, and a "Crown". If you lose your chips, you lose your crown but have a "life" re-entry to continue in the tournament. (Note: This re-entry does not cost money, it is part of the tournament variation)
  • If a crowned player knocks out another crowned player, the losing players crown is removed from the tournament.
  • If an uncrowned player knocks out a crowned player, they get the crown and therefore have another "life" re-entry should they get knocked out again.

The winners are the Top 10% of players with crowns removed from the tournament (by being knocked out by remaining crowned players, and the overall winner (last crowned player remaining) will be crowned "King of the Hill"!

Yes, this means that the tournament may finish whilst other players without crowns are still actively trying to win their crown back to make the money...

Payouts are based on our Payout Structure ($42 entry to prize, $8 to Sorrento FC costs & fundraising.)

There will be Cash Tables and Gold Rush Flips available, so this is definitely an event not to miss!

Other important tournament notes -
  • The "re-entry" for losing a crown is either 4000 in chips OR 2x the current big blind, whichever is greater. (Big blind is based on the hand in which the player was knocked out)
  • If a crowned player is knocked out in a hand with more than one uncrowned player splitting the pot, the uncrowned player with MORE chips takes the crown. If they had identical stacks, the crown goes to the player left of button (worst position relative to the dealer)
  • If a crowned player is taken out in a hand with one uncrowned player splitting the pot with another crowned player, the uncrowned player takes the crown
  • If a shorter stacked uncrowned player is all-in in a hand vs multiple other players, which sees a higher stacked crowned player get knocked out by another player (either crowned or uncrowned), even if the short stacked uncrowned player wins their all-in, if they didn't have the crowned players chips covered, they cannot claim the crown
  • To be eligible for a Crown re-entry, when getting knocked out you MUST immediately raise your hand with the Crown and call over a staff member. If you try to hold off for the next blind change or any other delaying tactic, you will be disqualified from the tournament.

Unless altered above, all WAPL Pro League Rules apply to this tournament.

We look forward to seeing you at the King of the Hill event, and anticipate another great night of poker!

Have you been with us long enough to remember this?

If so, we KNOW you will be looking forward to us bringing our WAPL Original King of the Hill Tournament back for you all! (after 7 long years!)

Gaming Function by Permit issued under Section 47 of the Act for Sorrento Football Club

15/05/2018 - 2 Player Teams Event this Wednesday @ Sorrento FC! -

It's Teams Event time!

 Wednesday 16th May
Sorrento Football Club
6pm Registration, 7pm Start

$50 buy-in per player ($100 per team)
2 Player Teams
20,000 Start Stack (10k per player)
20 minute blinds
Team members play alternate blind levels

LIMITED SEATS, REGISTER EARLY VIA FACEBOOK PM ( facebook.com/WAPokerLeague )OR EMAILING info@wapokerleague.com.au !

If you can't find a teammate in time, come down anyway and we'll match you up with someone! :)

First team member starts @ 25/50 with 10,000 chips. Second team member replaces first @ 50/100 and brings an additional 10,000 chips to stack. From then on team members alternate every blind change.

Here's some help to find the venue -

6/05/2018 - New Venue starts this Monday! Whale + Ale Clarkson! -

Come join us for our first night at the Whale + Ale in Clarkson this Monday night 7th May!

Registration 6pm, Starts 7pm!

2/05/2018 - Gold Rush #1 - What a great start! -

The first Gold Rush is over, and what an event it was!

A huge congratulations to the winner of the inaugural Gold Rush, Daniel Murphy!

After the hard fought 2 day event, Daniel managed to best his 31 opponents to take top spot! He picked up the lion's share of the $20,000 Prize Pool, $10,000, for his efforts!

Top 4 were paid, and we saw WAPL regular and long time player Matt King take down 2nd place, for $5,000.

The well known, feared, and respected player Dale Marsland came in 3rd place, winning $3,000. He played a great tournament, and was our most aggressive player on Final Table.

We saw Stefen Chitra, who entered Day 2 as our massive chip leader (over 1/4 of the chips in the tournament!) take out 4th place, taking $2,000 for his great effort!

We are so glad to hear such great feedback from the event. Needless to say, we will make a few minor tweaks, but will be back with Gold Rush #2 soon!

Make sure you qualify for one of the next 32 $700 Main Event seats quickly, or pre-register and buy straight in to secure your spot!

You can Qualify at any of our events through our 4 player FLIP RUSH, or via our $100 Gold Rush Satellites (1 in 8 win a Main Event Seat!) Your next $100 Satellite opportunity is This Thursday 3rd May @ Scarborough Sportsmen's Club!

Thanks to all who had enough faith in us and our new Main Event structure to jump in and give it a go. We're overjoyed at how things went, and glad that the event met (and largely exceeded) your expectations.

Having the final table streamed on our WAPL Live Table allowed many viewers from around the world to experience the fun of our Gold Rush Final Table.

Last but not least, thank you to Paul W for giving up his Tuesday night to be our amazing commentator for the stream, it is incredible having his great personality at the head of our commentary team, and an honour to have him host the first Gold Rush stream with us :)

Looking forward to the next one, PM us to secure your seat before they all run out!

Enjoy the photos from the event, and congratulations again to our winners.

Your WAPL Team

1/05/2018 - This week @ WAPL! -

This Week @ WAPL

Tuesday - @ Joondalup Sports Association - The Live Streamed FINAL TABLE of the Gold Rush Main Event! 10 players remain, battling it out for a $20,000 Prize Pool, with $10,000 to first! Come watch at the venue from 7pm, or online as we stream it to http://twitch.tv/wapokerleague from the WAPL Live Table! $50 Pro & Free Leagues, Cash Tables & Gold Rush Flips available!

Wednesday - NEW VENUE @ Sorrento Football Club! Join our opening night with the 'Gulls'! $50 Pro & Free Leagues, Cash Tables, $2/$5 Live Table, & Gold Rush Flips available! 6pm Registration. Percy Doyle Reserve, Beddi Road, Duncraig.

Thursday - @ Scarborough Sportsmens Club - By POPULAR DEMAND, $100 Gold Rush Satellite Freeze-out! 1 in 8 through to the next Gold Rush! ALSO, $5/$5 Live Table action & $50 Pro & Free League fun! Cash Tables & Gold Rush Flips available! 6pm Registration. Great food available downstairs in the bistro from 5pm! (Poker is Upstairs!)

Gaming Functions by Permit issued under Section 47 of the Act for Various Not for Profits