NRL team Melbourne Storm along with Crown Resorts have announced the inaugural Storm Poker Challenge. The event will be held at the Crown Poker Room at Crown Melbourne on Sunday July 10.
The event will include a texas hold’em poker challenge. Players will start with a stack of 5,000 in chips (to be represented at Storm Poker Dollars – not redeemable for cash). A number of Storm players and coaches will be in attendance along with various sporting celebrities and Melbourne VIP’s. Those already confirmed include Jesse Bromwich, Kevin Proctor, Cam Munster and Jordan Mclean.
The Melbourne Storm come off an impressive 7-game winning streak and top the NRL ladder. The boys will be hoping for solid performances in the lead-up to the Storm Poker Challenge where their finals aspirations should be realised by then.
Melbourne Storm headline sponsor Crown Resorts are staunch supporters of the sole Melbourne NRL team and are currently signed to their mutually beneficial relationship through 2020. Crown Resorts feature on the front of Melbourne Storm’s jersey. Crown Resorts’ flagship property is Crown Melbourne which is home to the Crown Poker Room that hosts international poker events including the Aussie Millions and the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific.
Date: Sunday 10 July
Where: Crown Poker Room, Crown Melbourne
Time: From 6pm
Investment: $295 per person or $2,650 for a table of ten (9 guests and 1 x Storm player per table)
Benefits: – Starting stack of $5,000 per player (Storm Poker Dollars – not redeemable for cash)
– MC & Guest Speakers
– Premium Beverages
– Gourmet Canapés
– Live entertainment
– Great prizes