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PokerStars and Paddy Power Team Up to Sponsor the Irish Poker Open
In recent years there have been a number of interesting partnerships in the world of poker, and the latest to take note of sees PokerStars and Paddy Power join forces as the new official sponsors of the Irish Poker Open.
Those of you who haven’t yet experienced this event - which is the oldest in Europe and will be held at the excellent RDS Ballsbridge Dublin from 3-10 April, 2023 - should make a note in your diary now and start planning ahead, because this prestigious festival is what Live Poker is all about.
Qualifiers Galore… Dublin Here You Come
With both of these major online poker operators promoting the event, tournament fans are spoilt for choice in terms of winning their way to Ireland’s bustling, welcoming capital at a bargain basement price. Packed qualifying schedules, with an online satellites set-up similar to the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) events, provide players with bankrolls of all sizes the chance to sit down and do battle for a share of the €1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool up for grabs in the Main Event.
Note that when Steve O’Dwyer beat a field of 2,040 entries to win €318,700 for first place in the most recent edition of the Main Event, the €1,000,000 guarantee was almost doubled!
To add to the fun, PokerStars will run a not-to-be-missed curtain-raiser in the shape of an online Irish Poker Open series, details of which will be announced shortly.
Enjoy the Emerald Isle’s Famous Craic
Expect no shortage of fun and frolics both on and off the felt from the minute you set foot in Dublin. Paul O’Reilly and JP McCann, CEOs of The Irish Poker Open, said: “We are very proud to announce PokerStars and Paddy Power as the official sponsors of The Irish Poker Open and we are looking forward to bringing our players another epic Irish Open Poker Festival, whilst welcoming new players from around the globe!”
Given that the Irish Poker Open is the longest-running No Limit Hold’em tournament outside of Las Vegas, with a history dating back over 42 years, yet the organisers of the event are looking to make the 2023 edition the greatest ever, this is your chance to be a part of poker history...
Meanwhile, check out our info section to find out about the latest online poker bonuses and offers … have fun, good luck, and we’ll see you in Dublin!