up your winter with our $1,000,000 PartyPoker.com
Irish Poker Championship this January. Qualifiers
start from December 1st
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.
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'
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.
$5,000 packages for the PartyPoker.com Irish Poker
$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'.
can qualify online through PartyPoker.com from
December 1 through 21 for as little as $1.
to hold charity event for the homeless - 16th
gaming firm PartyPoker is sponsoring a tournament
to raise money for the homeless.
event will take place on January 4th as part of
the Irish Poker Championship over the new year.
the Poker for the Homeless competition, a percentage
of each buy-in goes towards the worthy cause.
in Dublin and Galway will be the beneficiaries
of the competition.
the players who will be turning up at the Radisson
SAS in Galway are Marty Smyth, Padraig Parkinson,
Scott Gray, Ciaran O'Leary and Andy Black.
well as these local players, there will also be
a number of gamers turning up from across the
world, including Mike Sexton, Kenna James, Dave
Ulliot, Claude Cohen and Leo Margets.
year, the main event in the competition was won
by Jude Ainsworth, who pocketed €180,000
($246,000) in prize money when he defeated Michael
McCool in heads-up play.
recently sponsored the Premier League Three, which
was won by JC Tran.