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More Big Names Announced As Players Prepare For Irish Open Mega Satellite


Carlos MortensenEurope’s longest running no-limit hold’em tournament, the Irish Open, is set to be even more exciting this year with stars of poker flying in from all over the world to take part in festivities from Apr. 6 to 9 at Dublin’s Burlington Hotel. This Sunday is the ideal time for poker fans to get qualifying for the main event as is giving away 30 packages worth €4,600 each.

The site has added more big names to its roster of stars and now joining the likes of Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu at the historical felt are World Series of Poker main event champ Carlos Mortensen, Faraz Jaka, Tobias Reinkemeier, and Marvin Rettenmaier.

This weekend, those hoping to win a seat alongside these familiar names of the poker world have the perfect opportunity with the Irish Open Mega Satellite. The €300 + €20 buy-in no-limit hold’em freezeout kicks off at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Mar. 18 and will give away 30 packages – That’s a €138,000 prize pool.

Daily feeder tournaments are currently running for the mega satellite and those who qualify for the Irish Open main event via any route at will also have the chance to become the €100,000 Sole Survivor.

Paddy Power, Communications Manager at the site, said, “We’re delighted to welcome such illustrious players as Carlos Mortensen to Dublin for the Irish Open and no doubt he’ll bring some of his signature Latin flair which has seen him accumulate over $10 million in tournament wins over the last decade or so. With 30 packages GUARANTEED this Sunday at Paddy Power Poker there really is no better place to be this St. Patrick’s weekend to secure your seat at Europe’s greatest poker tournament.”

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