Irish Winter Festival betting market revealed

Irish Winter Festival betting market revealed

Friday, 19 October 2012

The Irish Winter Festival is just a week away and if you're not lucky to be involved in the action in Dublin you can still get a sweat courtesy of which has opened a Main Event betting market.

The Irish bookie has recent EPT Main Event finalists Mick Graydon and Jason Tompkins as the favourites at 66/1. Former Irish Open and Irish Winter Festival main event finalist Thomas Finneran and Mr Consistency Dara O'Kearney follow at 80/1.

"Heading the Irish Winter Festival main event betting market this year are two of Ireland's bright young hopes, both of whom have proven themselves at the top level this year,” said a spokesman for "However anyone who plays in the event can get a price on themselves so their family and friends can have a little flutter. We've been taken to the cleaners in this poker market more than once!"

There's still time to bag a place in the €1,125 buy-in event with 32 seats still to be given away in's Last Chance Saloon.

The remaining qualifiers can be seen below.

Friday 19/10/2012 8pm IWF LCS 6 €25 + €2.50 R/A 1 seat GTD
Friday 19/10/2012 9.30pm IWF LCS 7 €5 + €2.50 R/A 1 seat GTD
Saturday 20/10/2012 8pm IWF LCS 8 €50 + €5 1 seat GTD
Sunday 21/10/2012 8pm IWF LCS 9 €130 + €10 5 seats GTD
Monday 22/10/2012 8pm IWF LCS 10 €100 + €9 3 seats GTD
Monday 22/10/2012 10pm IWF LCS 11 €25 + €2.50 R/A 1 seat GTD
Tuesday 23/10/2012 8pm IWF LCS 12 €50 + €5 R/A 4 seats GTD
Wednesday 24/10/2012 8pm IWF LCS 13 €100 + €9 5 seats GTD
Thursday 25/10/2012 8pm IWF LCS 14 €150 + €12 10 seats GTD
Thursday 25/10/2012 10pm Very Last Chance Saloon Play 7 or more LCS main event sats to qualify 1 seat GTD

Players who qualify for the Irish Winter Festival via will also have a shot at winning the Sole Survivor contest where the six longest lasting online qualifiers in the IWF live event will win a buy in to the Irish Open 2013 event, in addition to any prize money.

The Irish Winter Festival runs from October 26 to 29, 2012) in the Burlington Hotel, Dublin.

New players can have a go at the Last Chance Saloon qualifiers with a first deposit bonus of up to $2,000. Sign up here.

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