Our Tournament Team

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Meet Garth Kay

What is your role at FHG?

General Manager of Poker.

What is the one thing you are looking forward to the most at the upcoming Main Event?

Player’s reactions to not only the actual event, structure and prize pool, but also the production, entertainment and surprises that will surround the whole three days!

What will be your role over the Main Event weekend?

Ensuring that all of our players are interacting, having fun and ultimately experiencing the best poker orientated affair possible. Also I will be leading the team on the ground to deliver the best Main Event tournament ever!

What is your favourite poker hand?

T, 8 suited (preferably spades or diamonds!)

 

Meet Daniel Milford

What is your role at FHG?

I am the FHG Events & Player Manager - this role is to oversee and coordinate all APL & 888PL Special Events.  In addition the role is responsible for managing the primary player communications through social media and the websites.

What is the one thing you are looking forward to the most at the upcoming Main Event?

Witnessing players from the two biggest leagues coming together for what will be the biggest Australian field outside the Aussie Millions. Another great milestone for the poker industry in Australia!

What will be your role over the Main Event weekend?

I will manage the events over the weekend and will do my best to ensure that everyone is having a great time! No doubt you will also find me at the ‘Live Reporting’ desk, slotting in a post or two on our social media pages

What is your favourite poker hand?

The winning one!... or A♣ 7

 

 

Meet Tim Harry

What is your role at FHG?

SA Poker/Operations Manager.

What is the one thing you are looking forward to the most at the upcoming Main Event?

The atmosphere of the event.

What will be your role over the Main Event weekend?

Floor Staff

What is your favourite poker hand?

The one that doesn’t get cracked.

 

 

Meet Michael Ratnick

What is your role at FHG?

Vic operations with National responsibilities.

What is the one thing you are looking forward to the most at the upcoming Main Event?

Getting 6 states and two leagues together for a fantastic weekend, with a bit of poker as well.

What will be your role over the Main Event weekend?

Standing around listening to bad beats

What is your favourite poker hand?

Q9 Off suit, well, behind aces of course.

 

 

 

Meet Paul Bell-Inskip

 

What is your role at FHG?

 

Victorian Operations Supervisor

 

What is the one thing you are looking forward to the most at the upcoming Main Event?

 

The national “coming together” of our two great brands

 

What will be your role over the Main Event weekend?

 

Comic relief for my colleagues and players

 

What is your favourite poker hand?

 

J 10

 

 

 

Meet Trevor Hyde

What is your role at FHG?

Events co-ordinator, Logistics Manager and Administration Assistant

What is the one thing you are looking forward to the most at the upcoming Main Event?

Seeing the best of the best from Australia’s 2 elite poker leagues square off in one epic showdown!

What will be your role over the Main Event weekend?

Events co-ordination including player registration and Live Reporting

What is your favourite poker hand?

Ks Js

 

 

Meet Andre Tomic

What is your role at FHG?

 SA Operations Supervisor

 

What is the one thing you are looking forward to the most at the upcoming Main Event?

 Seeing a huge field of 888PL and APL players from all parts of the country battling for BIG cash and prizes!

 

What will be your role over the Main Event weekend?

 No role laid out for me yet. But I’m certain one important job will be looking handsome!

 

What is your favourite poker hand?

Aces

 

Meet Glyn Parsons

What is your role at FHG?

Administration and Operations Assistant

What is the one thing you are looking forward to the most at the upcoming Main Event?

Witnessing history in the making as two leagues come together for an action packed weekend of fun and poker of course!

What will be your role over the Main Event weekend?

It's hard to miss my big Afro, so I will more than likely be floating around the casino floor assisting players ("go see the guy with the big afro") and ensuring they are having an excellent time. 

What is your favourite poker hand?

J, 10 of spades!

 

Meet Elyce Hinksman

What is your role at FHG? 

Poker Marketing Co Ordinator

What is the one thing you are looking forward to the most at the upcoming Main Event? 

I love the atmosphere around the 4 days and how much enjoyment our players get out of playing for such a large sum of cash and prizes. It's great to be a part of.

What will be your role over the Main Event weekend? 

I'm mainly in charge of things running smoothly behind the scenes and helping out with the operations and reporting if needed. 

What is your favourite poker hand?

10 9 of Spades

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Meet Trevor Hyde

What is your role at FHG?

Events co-ordinator, Logistics Manager and Administration Assistant

What is the one thing you are looking forward to the most at the upcoming Main Event?

Seeing the best of the best from Australia’s 2 elite poker leagues square off in one epic showdown!

What will be your role over the Main Event weekend?

Events co-ordination including player registration and Live Reporting

What is your favourite poker hand?

 Ks Js

EDITORS NOTE: if you don’t recognise the name, try thinking T-Bone!  One of APL’s great Tournament Directors and important member of the Special Events Team.

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