Inaugural ANZPT Event In The Books
February 9, 2022

The first ever Australia New Zealand Poker Tour (ANZPT) was completed at the SKYCITY Adelaide Casino over the weekend, and in the process gave the ANZPT its first champion. 

This AUD $3,000 buy-in event sponsored by, attracted 215 players and ended with a total prize pool of $586,950.  $170,215 of that prize pool went to the eventual champion, Karl Krautschneider, an Australian player who qualified for the event online through PokerStars. 

The Final Table finish positions* for the 2009 ANZPT Adelaide Main Event were as follows:  

1st.  Karl Krautschneider- $170,215.00

2nd.  Tony Dunst- $111,520.00

3rd.  Daniel Noja- $64,565.00

4th.  Mike Stecker- $52,825.00

5th.  Dean Nyberg- $41,085.00

6th.  Julius Colman- $29,345.00

7th.  Celina Lin- $23,475.00

8th.  Bruno Portaro- $17,610.00

9th.  James Broom- $11,740.00 

*All totals represented in Australian Dollars. 

The next ANZPT event is scheduled to take place in Sydney, Australia at the Star City Casino.  The tournament will begin on April 30th through May 3rd, with a total buy-in of AUD $2,200.   

To qualify for this or other PokerStars sponsored tournaments, first join PokerStars by clicking here. 

Story by Mark Anderson

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