Irish Poker Festival schedule announced Irish Poker Festival schedule announced

Friday, 17 July 2009

The Irish National Events Centre will be the venue for October’s Ladbrokes .com Irish Poker Festival. The action kicks off at 7.30pm on Thursday 1st October with a €50+€10 rebuy satellite with 20 seats for the Main Event up for grabs.

The Festival proper starts at 2pm on Friday 2nd October with the Main Event, a three-day €500+€50 freezeout. Stacks start at 15,000 with a one-hour clock. The prize pool stands at a minimum of €250,000.

A €270+€30 two-day side event starts at 4pm on Saturday 3rd October. Players will begin with 10,000 chips with blinds going up every 40 minutes. A further €150+€30 buy-in side event is planned for Sunday.

Jimmy McSweeney outlasted a record breaking field of 832 runners to win last year’s Main Event taking the top prize of €100,000. Qualifiers are currently running on Ladbrokes Poker with satellites starting from just €3.

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