|The new $30-million space features 18 poker tables, including five private, high-limit tables that it hopes will attract the world's top poker players, as well as high-end bachelor parties and other private events.
Ladbrokespoker.com announced last week that the €250,000 guaranteed Irish Poker Festival taking place in the picturesque city of Killarney, Ireland from Oct. 2-5 will be filmed for a documentary to run on Ireland's TG4 TV station.
Tournaments on the 12 automated poker tables began last week, offering $18,000 worth of free-rolls over nine days. In addition, two Hold'em tournaments will be held every day while Omaha tournaments are scheduled for Thursdays.
After Olympic swimmer and gold-medal machine Michael Phelps revealed that he was a big poker fan, the Asian Poker Tour invited him to play in an APT event.