DUBLIN, July 29 /PRNewswire/ --
- Boylepoker.com, Ladbrokes.com, and PaddyPowerPoker.com Join Betfair.com
in Offering Online Poker Qualifiers for the Irish Classic Poker Festival Euro
100,000 Guaranteed Main Event
Online qualifiers for tickets to the seventh annual Irish Classic Poker
Festival main event are now in full swing with Boylepoker and PaddyPowerPoker
joining Betfair Poker in offering seats to the euro 100,000 guaranteed euro
1,000 + euro 100 buy-in main event taking place at the Macau Sporting Club,
Cork, Ireland from Aug. 10 to 16, 2009.
Feeder satellites take place on Boylepoker.com on Thursday Jul. 30 and
Tuesday Aug. 4 at 9 p.m. BST for US$25.00 + US$2.50 with one rebuy and one
add-on. This will give one seat to the Irish Classic Poker Festival super
satellite on Aug. 6 at 9 p.m. (value US$100 + US$10) for every US$110 in the
prize pool. Players can also buy in directly to the super satellite on Aug. 6.
PaddyPowerPoker.com hosts two remaining satellites tonight Jul. 29 and
Wed. Aug. 5 at 9.30 p.m. Entry is US$100 + US$10 with a rebuy and add-on and
each satellite has one ticket guaranteed.
Ladbrokes.com holds its US$88 + US$8 satellite on Aug. 3 at 7.30 p.m.
with one seat guaranteed to the Irish Classic Poker Festival.
Online qualifiers continue at Betfair Poker every Wednesday at 9 p.m. BST
with one ticket guaranteed each week. Entry to the weekly final is US$80 +
US$8 but players can qualify daily from as little as US$2 + US$0.20 in the
All players who register for the Irish Poker Classic will automatically
be entered into the Free Million Dollar Game freeroll where the winner will
go to London to play against 17 others for a US$1 million first prize at the
Betfair-sponsored World Series of Poker Europe.
So far 70 people have registered and paid for the event and the
organisers have capacity for up to 200. Live satellites for the Irish Poker
Classic are also well underway. Each Tuesday at 8.30pm the Macau Sporting
Club hosts a euro 50 + euro 5 entry with two rebuys or one rebuy and one
add-on at euro 50.
Dublin's Sporting Emporium also hosts euro 50 + euro 5 entry with one
rebuy and one top up at euro 50 on both Aug. 4 and 11 at 8.30 p.m. Further
live satellites are coming up at the Fitzwilliam Club, Emerald Casino,
Clondalkin, JP Poker, Fortune Rooms, Goldclub, Atlantis Casino, Eglington
Casino, Fitzpatricks Limerick, Olympus Waterford, and Cue Club Killarney.
Last year Rob Taylor topped a record field of 169 which included Annette
Obrestad, Michael Greco, Ian Woodley, Roy Brindley, Marty Smyth, Jeff Duval,
Sylvester Geoghegan, and Mick McCloskey, collecting euro 46,000 and the title
of Irish Poker Classic champion. This year over 200 players are expected to
attend what has become one of the best poker festivals in Europe.
The Irish Classic Poker Festival is held in Macau Sporting Club,
Ireland's largest gaming complex situated on the waterfront, a stone's throw
from Cork city's finest bars and eateries with a state of art hotel and
leisure centre right next door and casino's own M Lounge and Mint Restaurant,
the casino is Europe's best kept secret.
Special accommodation rates have been agreed with nearby hotels The
Montenotte Hotel, Quality Hotel and Leisure Centre, Gresham Metropole Hotel,
and the Clairon Hotel.
If you would like to host satellites for this event or require any
further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org,
+353-863057469 or Ken Corkery at email@example.com
SOURCE Irish Classic Poker Festival