PaddyPower Announces Irish Winter Festival

PaddyPower Announces Irish Winter Festival

Friday, 26 June 2009

Today, announced the full dates for the 2009 Irish Winter Festival, which will return to Dublin’s Citywest hotel, home of the 2008 festival and the 2009 Irish Poker Open.

Taking place over October Bank Holiday weekend, the Irish Winter Festival features an estimated festival prizepool of €1,000,000. In addition to the Irish Masters main event (a €1,500 + €150 NLHE freezeout starting on Saturday October 24th and running for three days), the festival will include a $150 + €15 NLHE rebuy Super Satellite on Friday October 23rd.

“Many players have already made plans to get to Dublin for the October Bank Holiday weekend, so we’re happy to be able to release full details on the festival schedule”, said Eric Booth, Head of Poker at “I’m particularly excited about our new Round-Of-Each freezeout, a tournament which many players have hoped for. We’ve done our best to make the Irish Winter Festival a ‘must-attend’ festival for both local and international players; it’s gonna be great!”

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