Pokerstars are confirmed as sponsors of the 2009 Irish Poker Championship
The 2009 Irish Poker Championship will begin on December 10th in Galway at the Radisson Hotel.
The Irish Poker Tournament will take place over four days and players can participate in three side events with various buy-ins. Players can compete in the €250, €350 or the €550 side events. The main event has a buy-in of €2,000 and will give the winner €250,000 as well as a seat to the 2010 European Poker Tour London event.
Several poker pros have already confirmed their attendance and those included are: Marcel Luske, Marty Smyth, Neil Channing, Andy Black, Surindar Sunar, Padraig Parkinson, Jon Kalmer and Julian Gardner.
Kirsty Thompson the European Events manager for PokerStars told Tourneyblog:
“The Irish Poker Championship has become one of the biggest events on the Irish poker calendar and we are delighted to be sponsoring it. Poker players appreciate good hospitality and a good party atmosphere and there is no better city than Galway to provide it.”