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Welcome to Deaf Poker Australia!

Unless otherwise stated:

  • All tournaments are No Limit Hold’em, with entry only available to players aged 18 years and over;
  • All buy-ins are listed in Australian dollars (AUD), and;
  • All timings listed are in local time.

Entry into tournaments highlighted in green are Open to all players.

Entry into tournaments highlighted in red are Exclusive to Deaf/HOH players.


Upcoming Major Events – 2022

For a full list of all Deaf poker tournaments across the country, click here.

2022 NSW Deaf Poker Championship

Saturday, July 23
Tollgate Hotel, Parramatta

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2022 Victorian Deaf Poker Championship

Saturday, August 13
MDCC Pavilion, Kew

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2022 Northern NSW Deaf Poker Championship

NEW EVENT

Saturday, September 10
Ballina RSL

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2022 Major Event Results

2022 Auckland (NZ) Deaf Poker Championship

Saturday, July 2
SkyCity Auckland

$120 buy-in*, 30 entries, four players paid

1 Doug Croskery (NZL) $1,566*
2 Rhian Yates (NZL) $870*
3 Francis Nglam (NZL) $609*
4 Chris Blum (NZL) $435*

*Amounts listed in New Zealand Dollars (NZD).

2022 WA Deaf Poker Championship

Saturday, May 21
Lake Monger Recreation Club

$80 buy-in, 38 entries, four players paid

1 Damo Barrett (WA) $1,216
2 Robert Rattray (WA) $760
3 Jason Turner (WA) $608
4 Stacey Reilly (SA) $456

2021* Victorian Deaf Poker Championship

Saturday, March 19
MDCC Pavilion, Kew

$75 buy-in, 31 entries, four players paid

1 Michael Kan (VIC) $733*
2 Daryl Rankine (SA) $732*
3 Scott Hellens (NZL) $340
4 Ben Hatchard (SA) $210

*Denotes heads-up deal. Tournament held in lieu of events cancelled in the two years prior.

2022 Queensland
Deaf Poker Championship

Saturday, April 9
Southport Sharks, Gold Coast

$80 buy-in, 30 entries, four players paid

1 Damon Jessiman (NSW) $765*
2 Peter Best (WA) $700*
3 Caleb Thorn (NZL) $360
4 Samuel Savrda (QLD) $275

*Denotes heads-up deal.


2021 Major Event Results

2021 WA Deaf Poker Championship

Saturday, August 28
Lake Monger Recreation Club

$80 buy-in ($70 + $10), 33 entries, four players paid

1 Joe Wall (WA) $1056
2 Kory Booth (WA) $660
3 Mikey Wilkie (WA) $528
4 Chris Levitzke-Gray (WA) $396

2021 Queensland Deaf Poker Championship

Saturday, February 27
Gold Coast Turf Club

$75 buy-in ($60 + $15), 48 entries, five players paid

1 John Girvan (QLD) $1080
2 Shawn Buie (QLD) $670
3 Katherine Jamali (QLD) $465
4 Mark Aird (QLD) $360
5 Caine Batten (QLD) $305

2021 Brisbane Auslan Poker Open

Wednesday, February 3
Eatons Hill Hotel

$60 buy-in ($50 + $10), 90 entrires, five players paid

1 Caleb Thorn (NZL) $1300
2 Danny Armstrong (QLD) $870
3 Dylan Clark (QLD) $520
4 James Kabourakis (QLD) $400
5 Wayde Rickhuss (QLD) $325
6 Matthew Phillips (VIC) $270
7 Frank Rapinet (QLD) $220
8 Renae Edwards (QLD) $180
9 Jeremy Kempston (QLD) $140
10 Kacey Venados (QLD) $100


2020 Major Event Results

2020 Brisbane Auslan Poker Open

Thursday, February 30
Eatons Hill Hotel

$50 buy-in ($40 + $10), 32 entrires, five players paid

1 Jeremy Kempston (QLD) $400*
2 Tess Greco (QLD) $400*
3 Peter Bates (QLD) $190
4 Joe Parlour (QLD) $140
5 Phil Johnson (QLD) $90

2020 Queensland Deaf Poker Championship

Saturday, February 27
Gold Coast Turf Club

$50 buy-in ($40 + $10), 34 entries, five players paid.

1 James Muscat (QLD) $680
2 Daniel Shanahan (NT) $400
3 Michael Lockrey (NSW) $270
4 Scott Turner (QLD) $200
5 Matthew Phillips (VIC) $150

All other DPA Major Events, including the 2020 DPA Championship, were cancelled.