Crown Australian Celebrity Poker Challenge

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Crown Australian Celebrity Poker Challenge is an Australian celebrity game show produced by Foxtel, which premiered 5 January 2006 on Australian pay TV channel FOX8. The limited run, 10-part series consisted of 36 Australian celebrities, all playing No Limit Texas Hold 'em poker, for the chance to win up to $50,000 in prize money, and $50,000 for their nominated charity. The show was hosted by former Australian Wheel of Fortune hostess Sophie Falkiner, and was recorded at Melbourne's Crown Casino in front of a live studio audience. Paul Khoury and Clinton Grybas provided the color commentary, with a running time of two hours per episode.

Celebrities[edit]

Featured celebrities for the 2006 season included:

Grand Final Winners[edit]

Season 1 ended on 9 March 2006, with MTV Australia VJ Jason Dundas defeating The Weather Channel's Sally Bowrey in the first Grand Final to win the tournament and $100,000 total in prize money.

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