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International Poker Open Set For London In April

Boylepoker Brings Popular Big Field/Low Buy In Event On Tour With Launch Party And Four Seats Added This Friday


One of Europe’s most popular poker tournaments, the International Poker Open is expanding with Aspers Casino, Stratford, London set to host the event from April 19 to 21, 2013.

The IPO London 2013 buy-in will remain low – £200 + £25 – and the turnout is again expected to be high – the IPO Dublin in October 2012 attracted 1,148 players.

The tournament will again have £5,000 added by the sponsor in the form of the easy to enter Extra Cash promotion.

To celebrate the launch of IPO London 2013 is hosting an IPO London Launch Party this Friday, February 8 at 8.30 p.m. with late registration for 30 minutes.

The £5 + £0.50 rebuy/add on has four IPO seat tokens worth £900 added.

Ciaran Corbett, head of poker at, said, “We’re very proud to be hosting the hugely successful and popular International Poker Open overseas for the first time in April.

“Not only are we bringing an affordable, big field, internationally renowned poker event on tour to the English capital we will certainly be bringing the famous IPO atmosphere and craic as well. We can also guarantee the usual massive turnout, a juicy prize pool and, above all, a fantastic experience for every player who takes part. We look forward to seeing you in London!”

Like its Irish counterpart IPO London will have two day 1s and players can only register online through the Boylepoker software by opening the lobby, selecting ‘Boylepoker Exclusives’ then ‘IPO London’ and picking their preferred start date of Friday April 19 (day 1A) or Saturday April 20 (day 1B).

The other option is to qualify online through the two £20 + £2 weekly super satellites on Thursday and Sunday at 8 p.m .. Each satellite has one seat guaranteed and late registaration is available for six levels.