Extract from: Adelaide Pilgrimage – The Home of Oz Poker? [http://www.pokernetwork.com]
Weekend May 27/28 2006 recognises the return of Adelaide Casino to the Casino Poker Tournament World. For many years 1987 to 1999 it was the true “Home of Australasian Poker” and a Mecca for interstate players once or twice a year. Tournament Poker was in its infancy at the time and for many years “Adelaide was the only true Game in Town”...
Check out this great article by "The Master" on Poker Network about poker in Adelaide. It is very interesting and features the history of poker in Adelaide and some key events over the years, a great read.