Dublin (PRWEB) August 21, 2006 — paddypowerpoker.com today announces details of Irish Poker Open 2007, Irelands largest poker tournament and Europe’s most historic.

Building on the success of the Irish Open 2006, paddypowerpoker.com has doubled the guaranteed prize pool to €2 million making it not only one of Europe’s richest tournaments but also its largest in terms of players – this year’s capacity will be 800 with players being split into groups of up to 400 for ‘two’ day ones.

The buy in is €3,300 with a €200 registration fee.

The event will take place in Dublin over Easter Weekend 2007 and to celebrate the launch paddypowerpoker.com is holding a freeroll at 9pm (BST) on Thursday 24th August 2006.

Players can qualify online every week at paddypowerpoker.com from 27 August 2006 with two daily feeders to a weekly grand final:

Feeders
Date: Daily at 2pm – $12 Rebuy Feeder
Entry: $12 Entry + 0.60cents registration Fee
Prize: Each $207.90 in prize pool affords one seat in the Weekly Grand Final

Date: Daily at 10pm – $12 Rebuy Feeder
Entry: $12 Entry + 0.60cents registration Fee
Prize: Each $207.90 in prize pool affords one seat in the Weekly Grand Final

Weekly Grand Final Satellites
Date: Every Sunday at 9pm – $198 Rebuy GF Satellite
Entry: $198 Entry + $9.90 cents registration Fee
Prize: One $5,500 Package to the Irish Open Easter 2007 is guaranteed. Each subsequent $5,500 will generate another package

The Irish Open 2006 saw 339 players play for a guaranteed prize pool of €1 million including some of the world’s leading professionals such as Mel Judah, Padraig Parkinson, Roy ‘the Boy’ Brindley and Per Hilderbrand.

The winner, Vincent Melinn, picked up the €350,000 first prize on a final table broadcast live across Europe on Sky Sports.

Many more details of the Irish Poker Open 2007 will be released in the coming weeks and months and players should check www.irishpokeropen.com regularly for updates on the venue, side events, betting, offline satellites and much more.