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Paddy Power Poker releases Irish Open 2011 schedule

14 December 2010

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Paddy Power Poker is pleased to announce the full Irish Open 2011 schedule. The five day-long festival of poker, which will take place in the Burlington Hotel from Thursday 21st April – Monday 25th April 2011, includes a growing number of side events each year providing variety for all types of poker player.

The Irish Open Main Event, a €3,200 + €300 NLH Freezeout, will kick-off at 2:00pm on Friday 22nd April and run for four days when the Irish Open 2011 Champion will be crowned on Monday 25th April. Ahead of the Main Event, a €200 + €20 NLH Re-buy Super Satellite will take place at 7:00pm on Thursday 21st April, giving people a last minute chance to win their seat in the headline event.

Also included in the schedule of events are a €750 + €75 Pot Limit Omaha Championship, €1,000 + €100 NLH Freezeout, €300 + €30 Ladies NLH Championship, Turbo €300 + €30 NLH Freezeout, Turbo €200 + €20 NLH Freezeout and finally a €270 + €30 + €30 NLH Scalps Freezeout.

Players can register and pay for all events via our online payment system which is available now on This gateway facilitates both individual and cardroom registrations with payment possible via credit card, bank transfer and cheque.

"The Irish Open schedule has grown year on year and 2011 is no different. We have added two new Turbo events this year, bringing the total number of tournaments to 8 within the 5 day poker festival. Wallets are tighter than ever so we are offering a few lower buy in tournaments to the Irish Open schedule so that everyone can get involved and enjoy the electric atmosphere that is unique to the Irish Open." said Paddy Power, Communications Manager for "We are also delighted to launch the online registration facility for the Irish Open. Last year we attracted 708 players in the main event and we don't have room for many more, so get in their early and secure your seat in Europe's longest running poker event."

Weekly super satellites to the Irish Open 2011 Main Event take place on every Sunday and Tuesday with a variety of feeders running daily. Players who qualify for the Irish Open 2011 on will be eligible for the Sole Survivor promotions where the longest lasting qualifier at the Irish Open will win a massive €100,000 in addition to their tournament prize money!

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