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Fifty Irish Poker Open Seats Guaranteed in Paddy Power Poker Last Chance Saloon

Mar 12 2013 12:00AM



DUBLIN, IRELAND -- (Marketwire) -- 03/12/13 -- Editors Note: There is one image associated with this press release.

The final 50 online seats for the upcoming Irish Poker Open are available from next Sunday, March 17 at

The seats, worth a total of EUR112,500, are guaranteed in the Last Chance Saloon which takes place over 10 days from St. Patrick's Day to March 27 at a variety of buy in levels to suit all pockets.

Each guaranteed seat is worth EUR2,250 and players who play five or more Last Chance Saloon tournaments get entry into the Very Last Chance Saloon freeroll on Wednesday March 27 at 10pm for the final seat.

Last Chance Saloon Schedule:

----------------------------------------------------------------------------Date Time Buy In Game Type Seats GTD----------------------------------------------------------------------------Sun March 17 8:00pm EUR160 + EUR16 Freezeout 4----------------------------------------------------------------------------Mon March 18 8:00pm EUR30 + EUR3 Rebuy/Addon 2----------------------------------------------------------------------------Tues March 19 8:00pm EUR130 + EUR13 Freezeout 3----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wed March 20 8:00pm EUR130 + EUR13 Rebuy/Addon 3----------------------------------------------------------------------------Thurs March 21 8:00pm EUR130 + EUR13 Freezeout 3----------------------------------------------------------------------------Fri March 22 8:00pm EUR50 + EUR5 Rebuy/Addon 3----------------------------------------------------------------------------Sat March 23 8:00pm EUR130 + EUR13 Freezeout 3----------------------------------------------------------------------------Sun March 24 8:00pm EUR160 + EUR16 Freezeout 6----------------------------------------------------------------------------Mon March 25 8:00pm EUR30 + EUR3 Rebuy/Addon 2----------------------------------------------------------------------------Tues March 26 8:00pm EUR160 + EUR16 Freezeout 7----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wed March 27 8:00pm EUR195 + EUR19 Freezeout 13----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wed March 27 10.00pm FREE Very Last Chance 1 Saloon(i)----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Paddy Power, communications manager for, said, "It's great timing that we can start giving away the final 50 Irish Open seats on St. Patrick's Day. Anyone who has been to the tournament knows it has a unique Irish atmosphere and there's nowhere better to be in Europe on Easter weekend than Dublin playing poker and having fun. Good luck in the Last Chance Saloon!"

Players who qualify for a seat via the Last Chance Saloon can also participate Sole Survivor last longest competition which will see 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.

The EUR2,250 buy in Paddy Power Poker Irish Open main event takes place from March 29 to April 1, 2013 at the Burlington Hotel, Dublin Ireland. It is Europe's oldest no-limit Texas hold'em tournament. The festival also hosts 11 other poker tournaments including a Mini Irish Open.

A full schedule of Last Chance Saloon Satellites can be found at:

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Jenny Cruess Callaghan
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Source: Marketwire

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