unveils Irish Winter Festival schedule unveils Irish Winter Festival schedule

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Summer may seem like some kind of mythical event given the recent weather but attention is already turning to winter and the Irish Winter Festival in particular.

The Irish poker room has unveiled details of the 2012 Festival which will feature eight events including for the first time a Doubles No-Limit Hold'em tournament. The Main Event is once again a €1,000+€75 affair but there is plenty on offer for players with a smaller bankroll.

The full schedule is as follows:

Fri 26th Oct
Main Event Super Satellite €100 + €15 19:00
Sat 27th Oct
Irish Winter Festival Main Event (3 Day Event) €1,000 + €125 14:00
Six Handed NLH Freezeout €120 + €15 17:00
Turbo NLH Freezeout €50 + €5 21:00
Sun 28th Oct
€300 NLH Freezeout (2 Day Event) €300 + €35 14:00
Pot Limit Omaha(2 Day Event) €200 + €25 17:00
Doubles NLH (Double Chance) €50 + €5 pp 18:30
Mon 29th Oct
€100 NLH Freezeout €100 + €15 14:30
Irish Mythical Championship €100 + €15 18:00

"We're particularly excited about our newest addition to the schedule, the Doubles NLH tournament. Players will team up into pairs and take it in turns to play each level of the tournament,” said Paddy Power, Communications Manager for

“We have structured it as a Double Chance tournament, to give the second team mate reassurance that they will definitely get a chance to play, even if their partner runs into difficulty early on! I think this event will go down a treat, especially with our regulars who love to get involved in the craic at our live poker festivals”

The Irish Winter Festival will take place over October Bank Holiday weekend (26th-29th October 2012) in the Burlington Hotel, Dublin.

Weekly super satellites to the Irish Winter Festival main event are running on now every Sunday night. Players who qualify before September 1st will also win a free €50 sports bet with Paddy Power.

Qualify online at with a first deposit bonus of up to $2,000. Sign up here.

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