Paddypowerpoker announces Irish Open mega satellite

Paddypowerpoker announces Irish Open mega satellite

Thursday, 3 March 2011

The Irish Open is undoubtedly one of the highlights of the European poker calendar and you could be there courtesy of which is giving away 30 packages in a special satellite on 3 April.

The €300+€20 Irish Open Mega Satellite takes place at 8pm on Sunday 3 April with 30 lucky players each walking away with a package worth €4,600 that includes an Irish Open 2011 Main Event seat (€3,500) plus five nights' accommodation in the Burlington Hotel and travel expenses.

And that's not all. Each qualifier will be eligible to take in the site's Sole Survivor promotion where the highest finishing Paddy Power qualifier will earn a €100,000 bonus package.

Robert Sherwood was last year's Sole Survivor and pocketed a €100,000 package in addition the €163,000 he earned for his fourth place finish. Read about how he did it by clicking here.

"Worth nearly EUR140,000, this is a Mega Satellite in all senses of the word. We couldn't make it easier to win an Irish Open seat on, but we're having fun trying", said Paddy Power, Communication Manager at "Players would be mad to try to qualify for the Irish Open anywhere but; we have the ultimate last longest bet where the last remaining qualifier will win an EXTRA EUR100k. Rob was a worthy winner last year but now the question is who will take his place at the Irish Open 2011?"

This year's Irish Open takes place at the Burlington Hotel in London from Thursday 21st to Monday 25th April.

To take part in any of the Irish Open qualifiers sign up for an account at

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