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Full House Group


The Full House Group began with a sports tipping product known as Sportspick in 1999 and has grown to be Australia's premier in venue entertainment business.  Our operation extends to over 700 venues across Australia and this is driven by the passion and commitment of the team in developing and building entertainment solutions that work for our venue partners and their customers.


Sportspick - Australia's largest in-venue sports tipping company.  With a number of different codes and sports including AFL, NRL, Racing and even the Brownlow our competition offers venues the most flexibility and our tippers over $250,000 in prizes each year www.sportspick.com.au

Poker Deluxe - a brand designed to capture the highly lucrative events market, Poker Deluxe offers customers the ability to host a poker event either as a fundraiser, team building activity, Bucks night or special occasion.  From footy club nights to Poker for Parkinson's and the Poker Bushfire Appeal, this brand has helped people successfully raise in excess of $50,000 already. www.pokerdeluxe.com.au

The 888Poker League - was borne from a great idea between a couple of guys at the fabulous Capital Golf Course over a round during January 2008.  The team from Full House Group had realized that players were looking to expand their options by incorporating online play.  No other league had ever thought to integrate the two sides of the poker world before but the team from 888 were keen and the team Full House Group were confident we could make it work. 

That discussion began the journey that culminated in the 888Poker League - the world's first fully integrated online and offline poker league. 

The 888PL Journey
Poker Promotions Incorporated March 2006
First VIC Game Chelsea RSL, April 3rd 2006
First VIC Season May 15th, 2006
First Final Held Kealba Hotel, Sunday August 19th 2006
First TAS Game The Waratah Hotel, Tues 10th April 2007
First SA Game Alma Tavern, 11th June 2007
First Final Dorset Gardens Hotel, August 19th 2006
The 100th Venue Arkaba Hotel, SA
Full House Group Incorporated July 2008
888Poker League Launched May 25th 2009
First SA 888PL Semi-Final September 19th 2009
First VIC 888PL Semi-Final October 3rd 2009
First 888PL Grand Final October 24th 2009


The team at Full House Group is led by:


Garry Nicholson Director/Chairman of the Board

 Founded the business in 1999 and continues to drive new product development and innovation


Brayden Haynes – CEO

Headed up the Poker Business for 7 years and is now leading the Full House Group team


Peter Shaw – GM Sales & Products

Founding member of the team who now heads up sales and products


Michael Ratnik- National Poker Manager (MichaelR@fullhousegroup.com.au)

Recruited as a Tournament Director since it all began, Michael now heads up the poker business and operations through Full House Group


Sarah Franklyn- General Manager Marketing (Sarah@fullhousegroup.com.au

Manages the marketing and communications for all of the Full House Group Brand