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Tony Murtagh

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Invite Me as a Friend Irish Poker Festival
9/23/2009 9:00:54 AM

€250,000 Guaranteed Main Event

The countdown to the Irish Poker Festival is well and truly under way. By now, most of you should have hopefully qualified for what promises to be a fantastic weekend of poker and socialising. If you have still not qualified you can still do so for as little as €3…but hurry! With less than 3 weeks to go here are some important notices for all those attending:

  • Registration for the live Super Satellite will be open from 17.00hrs on Thursday 1st October.
  • There will be 30 Main Event seats guaranteed at the live Super Satellite.
  • The Main Event will now start at 15.00hrs on Friday 2nd October. This is due to recent changes to some flight schedules.
  • Registration and seat allocation will commence at 12.00hrs on Friday 2nd October.
  • The Main Event will re-commence on Saturday 3rd October at 13.00hrs.
  • The Main Event final day will re-commence at 13.00hrs on Sunday 4th October.
  • Registration for the €270 + 30 side event will open at 12.00hrs on Saturday 3rd October.
  • Registration for the €150 + 20 side event will open at 12.00hrs on Sunday 4th October.

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The Irish Poker Festival will again be held at the best poker venue in Europe, the Irish National Events Centre (INEC) in Killarney, Co Kerry, Ireland. The INEC is at the heart of a vibrant hotel and leisure complex, which includes the famous Thai Angsana Spa. Ladbrokes online package winners will be staying at the Gleneagle Hotel which is adjacent to the INEC.Last year every event was a sell-out, with a European record 832 players competing in the Main Event. After three days action, local lad Jimmy McSweeney walked away with a €100,000 first prize.

This year, the three day Festival will be held between the 2nd to 4th October and the €550 Main Event will once again guarantee all players a whopping €250,000 guaranteed prizepool. Players will start with 15,000 chips, one hour blinds and will earn European ranking points!

The €950 package includes the €550 buy in to the Main Event and 3 nights B&B at the Gleneagle hotel.

The Festival also includes two side tournaments, a two day €270+30 tournament Saturday 3rd October and a one day €150+20 tournament on Sunday 4th October. You will also have exclusive access to Ladbrokes hospitality facilities. Here you will find a games room with pool and darts to help you relax in between all the poker action.

In addition to the poker, the host town of Killarney is synonymous with Irish hospitality offering a great range of night-life associated with Irish music and having the craic! If you have not been to Killarney before, flights from Stansted to Kerry (KIR) are currently available for as little as £2 each way plus taxes but check online for all the latest offers.

So make sure you don’t miss taking your seat at the biggest poker tournament on the European Poker Circuit and win your Irish Festival Package today!

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