World Poker Tour heads to Ireland

World Poker Tour heads to Ireland

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

The World Poker Tour has announced that it will be making its maiden stop on Irish soil in January 2012 in the form of WPT Dublin. The new €2,500 event will take place at the City West Hotel from 5th to 8th January and will be sponsored by 3D poker room

The new event will incorporate the Irish Poker Championship (formerly hosted in Galway) including the €750 Main Event.

Adam Pliska, President of the World Poker Tour said: “We are excited to be join with our partner to bring the World Poker Tour to Ireland for the very first time. The history and heritage of poker in the Emerald Isle make it a tremendous tour stop and the beautiful City West Hotel and all of its top-notch accommodations will make this a memorable event.”

Simon Prodger, Marketing Director of PKR said: “We are delighted to partner with the World Poker Tour to bring an event to Ireland for the very first time. Dublin will be a fantastic tour stop and we think the combination of high quality poker and the Irish spirit of fun will draw players from all over the world.”

A host of qualifiers will be up and running at in the near future.

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