|Dublin’s Winter Festival, a four day event, is now to be known as the Ladbrokespoker.com Irish Winter Festival. The event will see some of the best poker players from around the world battle it out at the Merrion Casino Club for a share of the 200,000 euros prize fund.|
Starting from Tuesday 26th August, five Ladbrokes online Poker players will also have the chance to win a seat at the tournament via online satellite tournaments at www.ladbrokespoker.com.
Each day online players will be able to win a seat in a 10 player final table. The winner of that final table will win an all expenses paid trip to Dublin to participate in the main event, with 1,000 euro entry fee and accommodation, flights and spending money included in the package.
The field consists of 150 of the world's leading professional Poker players including reigning champion Lucy Rokach, former World Series of Poker champion Noel Furlong, London's Infamous 'Hendon Mob' and other well known names like Padraig Parkinson, Julian Gardner, and Roy Brindley - a Ladbrokespoker.com sponsored professional.
Ladbrokes eGaming Managing Director John O'Reilly commented: 'The Irish are one of the top Poker playing nations on ladbrokespoker.com and this is a great opportunity to bring Europe's busiest online Poker room to the attention of more of Ireland's famous Poker playing community. The Ladbrokespoker.com Irish Winter Festival will help us build on the success of www.ladbrokespoker.com, where we are now dealing over 100,000 hands per day'.