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Four World Champions Confirmed for Irish Open

Dan Harrington, Noel Furlong, Jamie Gold, and Marty Smyth to Play Irish Open in April


Dan Harrington plays the Irish Open has confirmed four former world poker champions will hit the felt at this year’s Irish Open being held in Dublin’s Burlington Hotel from April 2 to 5.

Dan Harrington(pictured), Noel Furlong, and Jamie Gold – all former World Series of Poker main event winners – will be joined by former Irish Open winner and WSOP pot-limit Omaha champion, Marty Smyth.

Other big names confirmed for the event so far include last year’s winner Christer Johansson and runner-up Kara Scott, Brian Townsend, Dave “Devilfish” Ulliott, Padraig Parkinson, Andy Black, Neil Channing, Ken Doherty, and Tony Cascarino.

Paddy Power, communications manager at, said, “The Irish Open consistently attracts the most famous names in the world of poker and we’re expecting a bumper crop of stars to attend this year. The Irish Open title is one of the most coveted among poker players; I can’t wait for play to begin next week!”