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Aussie Millions winner signs with Party Poker

2 October 2009

GIBRALTAR -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- 2009 Aussie Millions Main event winner Stewart Scott has penned a deal to represent Party Poker. Scott, 37, from Queensland, Australia , made history in January 2009 by becoming the first Australian in the modern era to take down the prestigious event, scooping $1,865,724.

Scott is a former gourmet chef turned professional poker player and is a loyal member of's VIP club the Palladium Lounge. He will make his debut representing the leading online poker room at this week's PokerNews Cup in Melbourne, where he joins up with the 17 online qualifiers who secured packages for the event.

"It's great to put pen to paper and sign-up to represent - it's always been my site of choice," said Scott. "I am looking forward to defending my Aussie Millions title in January and am even more excited that I will be doing this as an ambassador for with a large team of online qualifers!"

As part of the new deal, Scott will be taking part in an Australian publicity tour and will be building on his already successful land based 'Stewart Scott Invitational' events.

Scott is married with one daughter and started life as a gourmet chef in Adelaide , with a period running a small IT business as he honed his skills online. He made his first impact on the live circuit in 2006 by winning a satellite series at SkyCity Casino in Adelaide that awarded him a $30,000 package for the WSOP Main Event. Stewart is a popular figure on the Australian poker circuit and is well known for his relaxed attitude but killer instinct at the table.

A spokesman for said: "We are delighted to have signed up Stewart as a brand ambassador leading up to the 2010 Aussie Millions. As well as being a loyal customer, Stewart is a popular member of the Australian poker community and we look forward to working together." will introduce qualifiers to win packages for the 2010 Aussie Millions in November.

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