Irish Open Mini ME Satellites start today

Irish Open Mini ME Satellites start today

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Want a taste of the Irish Open but don't have the bankroll to match? The good people at Paddy Power Poker would appear to have the solution in the form of its Mini Main Event which features a buy-in of just €200+€25.

The two-day Mini Main Event takes place on Easter Sunday, 31 March 2013 starting stacks of 10,000 chips and a 30-minute clock.

"We've expanded the Irish Open side event schedule to 11 events and we think the Irish Open Mini Main Event is likely to be one of the most popular tournaments at the festival,” said spokesman Paddy Power.

"With a great structure, affordable buy in, and taking place over two holidays it'll be the 'must play' tournament for all level of players and all sizes of pocket this year and with qualification now available from just EUR11 it could prove the best investment your ever likely to make in poker!"

Players can secure a seat even more cheaply courtesy of satellite which will run every Tuesday. One seat is guaranteed in the €10+€1 rebuy/add on contest which gets under way at 8pm.

The Irish Open 2013, takes place at the Burlington Hotel from 29 March to 1 April and features an expanded line up of 11 side events to suit all pockets and tastes including pot-limit Omaha, turbo, scalps and six-handed tournaments.

The highlight of course is the €2,000+250 Main Event. Players can qualify online or get a €50 discount on their registration by visiting

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