|Online gambling and poker site Paddy Power has announced fifteen new match and group bets for the 26th Irish Open, which kicks off at the Burlington Hotel, Dublin over the Easter weekend (6-9 April).|
Match bets on which of a pair will last longer in the tournament, include:
English Blood, Irish Heart
Roy 'The Boy' Brindley 4/7 Vs Len Collin 5/4
Chess vs Backgammon
Ivo Donev 11/10 Vs Phil Laak 4/6
Jennifer Tilly 8/11 Vs Anthony 'the Chief' O'Connell Evens
Friend or Foe
Padraig Parkinson 5/6 Vs Scott Gray 5/6
Tim Flanders 4/5 Vs Philippa Flanders 10/11
Swimming with the Devilfish
Donnacha O'Dea 5/6 Vs Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott 5/6
As well as other new markets, punters can have a flutter on who will win the even outright, make it to the final table, the winnerís age, and minutes to the first knockout.
In response to recent European poker circuit dominance by Scandanavians, they are also offering odds on number of Scandinavians at the final table. There are also odds on whether a female player will make it to the final table.