Five Irish Open 2013 packages guaranteed at Paddy Power Poker on New Year's Day
19 Dec 2012
The EUR160 + EUR16 buy in Mega Satellite takes place at paddypowerpoker.com on January 1, 2013 at 20:00 GMT with feeder satellites now running daily.
Paddy Power, spokesman for the site, "What better way to get 2013 underway than taking a shot at an Irish Open package. We're guaranteeing five packages worth EUR16,000 in total which could be just the tonic players need to shake off the holiday hangover and get their poker year off to a bang!"
Additionally players who win a package or seat for the Irish Open main event at paddypowerpoker.com are also eligible to take part in the EUR60,000 Sole Survivor competition which sees the player lasting longest in the event walking away with EUR50,000 in cash, a World Series of Poker 2013 main event buy in and Irish Open 2014 buy in.
Regular weekly online qualification for the Irish Open main event also runs over the holiday season. The main weekly satellite takes place each Sunday at 8 p.m. There are three Irish Open packages worth EUR3,200 guaranteed in a EUR160 + EUR16 no-limit hold'em freezeout. The guaranteed packages include EUR395 for five nights accommodation at the Burlington Hotel as well as EUR525 for flights and spending.
On Monday at 8 p.m. there is a EUR30 + EUR3 no-limit hold'em rebuy/add with one Irish Open seat guaranteed and on Thursday at 8 p.m. there is a EUR100 + EUR9 no-limit hold'em freezeout with one Irish Open seat guaranteed.
Players can also qualify from just EUR4 in The Cheap Seats promotion with daily satellites feeding into the weekly Cheap Seats Grand Final on Wednesday evening at 20:30 GMT.