Irish Poker Championship 2009 online qualifiers

Brian Thomas - 2 Dec 2008

Brighten up your winter with the $1,000,000 Irish Poker Championship this January. Qualifiers are running now at Party.

Party are giving away superb packages worth $5,000 so you can take your seat and mix it with poker's finest. The tournament will be held from January 2 through 4 in the magnificent Radisson Hotel Galway, which overlooks the beautiful Galway Bay.

There'll be 400 players battling it out in front of the TV cameras. The stellar line-up will feature many international pros, including include Ireland's Ciaran O'Leary and Padraig Parkinson, plus Mike Sexton from the USA and the UK's Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliot.

Last year's winner, Jude Ainsworth, took home a cool €180,000 first prize, with everyone taking part enjoying the atmosphere whether they finished in the money or not.

The $5,000 packages for the PartyPoker Irish Poker Championships include: $2,800 buy-in, $1,000 spending money, Accommodation in a luxury hotel.

The tournament will take place from January 2 through 4, 2009 in Galway City, often known as the 'cultural capital of Ireland'.

Click here to play in online qualifiers for the Irish Poker Championship at Partypoker

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