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Seven Side Events For Irish Open Poker Festival

New Events Include Sixhanded And "Win the Button" Events

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PaddyPowerPoker.com has announced the full schedule for the 2012 Irish Open taking place at the Burlington Hotel, Dublin, Ireland from April 5 to 9, 2012.

In addition to the €3,500 buy in main event are seven side events including a new sixhanded freezeout and turbo “win the button” freezeout:

Thursday April 5:

  • 19:00: Irish Open super satellite — €200 + €25 buy in

Friday April 6:

  • 14:00: Irish Open main event – €3,200 + €300

Saturday April 7:

  • 15:00: €500 sixhanded no-limit hold’em freezeout – €500 + €60
  • 18:00: pot-limit Omaha championship (two-day event) – €600 + €75
  • 21:00: €300 turbo no-limit hold’em freezeout – €300 + €35

Sunday April 8:

  • 15:00: €1000 no-limit hold’em freezeout (two-day event)- €1000 + €125
  • 20:00: €200 turbo win the button no-limit hold’em freezeout – €200 + €25

Monday April 9:

  • 15:00: €200 scalps no-limit hold’em freezeout – €150 + €50 + €25

Paddy Power, communications manager for the site said, “It won’t be long now until the Irish Open 2012, and as always we have done our best to put together a great schedule of side events for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.

“There should be something for everyone this year, with new additions to the line up such as a €500 ‘Six Handed’ NLH Freezeout tournament and a ‘Win The Button’ tournament for those of you looking for a bit of fun on the Sunday night” said Paddy Power, Communications Manager for paddypowerpoker.com.

Players can qualify for the Irish Open in a variety of ways including Sunday, Monday Tuesday, and Thursday at 8 p.m. with buy in’s to suit all pockets.

Elsewhere players can qualify from just $4 in the Cheap Seats rebuy route.