Welcome to the Deaf Poker Australia website!

Scroll down the home page for a summary of all our upcoming events. Click on any of the links above to navigate through the site and to return here, simply click on the DPA logo in the top left hand corner.

For more information, please email dpa@deafpoker.com.au.  May the flop be with you!

Unless otherwise stated:

– All tournaments are No Limit Hold’em, exclusive to Deaf/HOH players aged 18 years and over;

– All buy-ins are listed in Australian dollars (AUD), and;

– All timings listed are in local time.


2019 DPA Tournament Dates & Results

SATURDAY, MARCH 9
2019 QUEENSLAND DEAF POKER CHAMPIONSHIP – CHERMSIDE BOWLS CLUB
$60 buy-in, 37 entries, five players paid

1 Hayley Pickup (QLD) $900
2 Simon Mahony (NSW) $450
3 Scott Turner (NSW) $200
4 Adrick Martin (NSW) $150
5 Mark Carmody (QLD) $100


SATURDAY, MARCH 30
2019 VICTORIAN DEAF POKER CHAMPIONSHIP – MELBOURNE DEAF CRICKET CLUB, KEW
$60 buy-in, 37 entries, five players paid

1 Steve Quinn (VIC) $900
2 Ben Hatchard (SA) $450
3 John Ziogas (VIC) $200
4 Darren Chow (CAN) $150
5 Vanessa Hale (SA) $100


SATURDAY, MAY 18
2019 WA DEAF POKER CHAMPIONSHIP – CROWN PERTH
$60 buy-in, 46 entries, five players paid

1 Dylan Malden (WA) $1100
2 Simone Shepherd (WA) $640
3 Clint Fuller (WA) $450
4 Peter Best (WA) $320
5 Joshua Levitzke-Gray (WA) $250


SATURDAY, JUNE 22
2019 AUCKLAND (NZ) DEAF POKER CHAMPIONSHIP – SKYCITY AUCKLAND
NZD $100 buy-in, 28 entries, four players paid

1 Henry Clark (NZL) $1000
2 Doug Croskery (NZL) $640
3 Wayne Andresen (NZL) $430
4 Daniel Greenwood (NZL) $310


SATURDAY, JULY 27
2019 NSW DEAF POKER CHAMPIONSHIP – TOLLGATE HOTEL, PARRAMATTA
$50 buy-in, 42 entries, five players paid

1 Stacey Reilly (SA) $800
2 Matthew Kennedy (NSW) $400
3 Michael Shepherd (NSW) $200
4 Peter Bates (QLD) $140
5 Emanuel Finos (NSW) $100


SATURDAY, AUGUST 17
2019 SA DEAF POKER CHAMPIONSHIP – MATCHROOM POKER
$75 buy-in, 26 entries, four players paid

1 Ben Hatchard (SA) $540
2 John Girvan (QLD) $370
3 Giuseppe Romeo (SA) $230
4 Vanessa Hale (SA) $160


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
2019 BRISBANE AUSLAN POKER OPEN – EATONS HILL HOTEL
$50 buy-in, 87 entries*, nine players paid

1 Peter Bates (QLD) $825^
2 Nathan Scheiwe (QLD) $825^
3 Lofty Houghton (QLD) $450
4 Matthew Kennedy (NSW) $350
5 Trevor Berude (QLD) $270
6 Natasha Gray (QLD) $210
7 Robert Hobbs (QLD) $180
8 Adam Griffin (QLD) $150
9 Gavin Rose-Mundy (QLD) $120

*72 unique entries + 15 re-entries.
^Denotes two-way chop of prize money,


2018 DPA Tournament Dates & Results

SATURDAY, MARCH 24
2018 VICTORIAN DEAF POKER CHAMPIONSHIP – MDCC, KEW
$60 buy-in, 41 entries, five players paid

1 Matthew Phillips (VIC) $860
2 Vanessa Hale (SA) $510
3 Khari Sou (VIC) $310
4 Rino Spadea (VIC) $210
5 Alisha Wormald (VIC) $160


SATURDAY, MAY 19
2018 WA DEAF POKER CHAMPIONSHIP – CROWN PERTH
$60 buy-in, 47 entries, five players paid

1 Clint Fuller (WA) $1100
2 Kory Booth (WA) $670
3 William Jahn (WA) $450
4 Aureet Clark (WA) $350
5 Mike Wilkie (WA) $250


SATURDAY, JUNE 23
2018 AUCKLAND (NZ) DEAF POKER CHAMPIONSHIP – SKYCITY AUCKLAND CASINO
NZD $100 buy-in, 25 entries, five players paid

1 Michael Granger (NZL) $855
2 Eric Coppage (NZL) $530
3 Rhian Yates (NZL) $340
4 Scott Turner (AUS) $230
5 Ben Morrison (AUS) $160


SATURDAY, JULY 14
2018 QUEENSLAND POKER CHAMPIONSHIP – CHERMSIDE BOWLS CLUB
$60 buy-in, 25 entries, four players paid

1 Brittany Grant-Perman (QLD) $600
2 Daniel Shanahan (NT) $300
3 Stephanie Muscat (QLD) $200
4 Anthony Shing (QLD) $150


SATURDAY, JULY 28
2018 NSW DEAF POKER CHAMPIONSHIP – TOLLGATE HOTEL, PARRAMATTA
$50 buy-in, 37 entries, five players paid

1 Pai Pirika (NZL) $600
2 John Girvan (QLD) $350
3 Michael Shepherd (NSW) $250
4 Christopher Makin (NSW) $170
5 Phillip Debs (NSW) $110


SATURDAY, AUGUST 18
2018 SA STATE DEAF POKER CHAMPIONSHIP – SA DEAF CLUB, MODBURY NORTH
$60 buy-in (no rake), 21 entries, four players paid

1 Rebecca Petraccaro (SA) $565
2 Ewen Maggs (SA) $315
3 Michael Maggs (SA) $230
4 Stacey Reilly (SA) $150