paddypowerpoker to stream Irish Open live

paddypowerpoker to stream Irish Open live

Thursday, 5 April 2012

The 2012 Irish Open kicks off tomorrow and railbirds will be able to follow all the action courtesy of which is streaming the event, complete with hole cards revealed. American pro Dan O'Brien will be serving as co-commentator alongside Irish radio personality Emmet Kennedy.

“Joining the pair over the weekend will be a steady stream of witty and informed guests to keep viewers company at the feature table while roving reporters Rebecca McAdam, Tom Kitt and Rury Mason will be roaming the tournament floor in search of the most up-to-the minute news including exit interviews and chip counts,” read a statement from the iPoker Network site.

“This year the Irish Open will see the live stream re-broadcast with hole cards and additional analysis of the hands being played. The final table will be broadcast live with hole cards as the players will be sequestered away from all outside communications until they have been knocked out. This will allow for vibrant and exciting live betting on the final table and viewers will be treated to all hand information in a swish new information console attached to the live stream.

“Returning also is the ever-popular Irish Open blog where readers can view tournament updates in detail including chip counts, photographs, bust-out hands, prize pool details and observations from the crack blogging team.
“Fans will also be able to stay in touch with all the action on Twitter and interact with commentators, reporters and bloggers. They will also be treated to regular competitions throughout the weekend with great prizes including freerolls.”

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