Australian gamers now have access to a constantly-updated schedule of pokie tournaments at Golden Riviera Casino.
Players seeking high-level pokie challenges will find plenty of choice at the world-famous slots and games site, which offer access to the Microgaming tournament network via its download client.
By teaming up with Microgaming, Golden Riviera have tapped in to the largest and most varied tourney schedule on the market:
Gamers from all over the world and from hundreds of different casinos all take part in the events on offer, which enables Microgaming to keep an ongoing supply of tourneys using its most popular pokies.
The tournaments come in all shapes and sizes, with something for every type of player:
Freeroll tournaments require no entry fee, and offer guaranteed prize pots worth from $10,000 to $20,000. They’re held both daily and monthly and offer unlimited add-ons. The scheduled tournaments start at a specific time each month, and once they commence players can join in at any time.
Reloader tournaments are daily single round events with players given multiple attempts to achieve the top position.
Extender tournaments are also single round events, but players may use add–ons to increase their base score.
Survivor tourneys are daily knock-out events with players eliminated at the end of each round, and are accessible by free qualifier tournaments or by buying in.
Other events include the Weekend Whopper with its $10,000 prize pool and $15 buy-ins; the Midweek Moolah with $15 buy-ins and $10 add-ons, and the Monthly Monster which lasts for a full 7 days and has a gigantic $25,000 prize pool.
Microgaming have selected from among their biggest and best slots to complete their tournament line up:
Players logging into the network will find established classics like Avalon, Loaded, Hitman, Thunderstruck II and Tomb Raider on offer, and with the events taking place regularly enthusiastic players will be able to get familiar with the games and stand successively better chances of making it to the top of the leaderboard the more often they play.
Auscasino editor Tim Crump was upbeat about the tournament schedule, saying:
“It’s high time Aussie players were offered a genuinely meaty challenge. There are many ambitious players out there for whom regular slot play against the house just isn’t enough: These players need to show their contemporaries who’s boss as well, and we’re delighted to see that Golden Riviera have stepped up to the mark and decided to offer a full schedule of tournaments in every size and shape imaginable.”
Many players are unaware of the tournaments on offer at Golden Riviera as they’re not available from the browser-based instant play version of the casino, but the download option – which takes seconds to activate – will take aspiring tournament winners to the download different lobby with its distinctive background hum and button menu. From there, many players can click on the Games View button that will activate a menu that can be expanded to display all the events coming up and already in progress.
Although Golden Riviera are not the only casino offering access to Microgaming’s tournament network, they are the only Aussie-facing site offering$2,500 in free bets up front along with a three-tier welcome bonus worth up to $500. In the current market that makes for a very alluring combination which should ensure Golden Riviera’s dominance of the Australian pokie tournament market for the foreseeable future at the very least.
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