Poker’s Big Guns Gear Up for The World Poker Championship
By philip
Before the dust has had time to settle on this year’s groundbreaking world series, the biggest names in poker are preparing themselves for the World Poker Championships in Dublin. Sponsored by online casino, the event kicks off on June 23rd at the Merrion Club Casino and promises the largest ever Pot Limit Hold’em first prize at a land-based casino – EUR 250,000.

Tim Johnson, CEO and Chairman of Carmen Media, the group which owns The Gaming Club, said: 'Our customers are playing more and more poker online, and so sponsorship of the World Poker Championship by the Gaming Club gives us the opportunity to offer them something really special. The prizes and the competition will be world beating.”

Players can sign up by visiting and registering to apply for one of the seats available. A buy in for the tournament costs EUR 6,000 Euros. In addition, the is offering a limited number of free seats as part of a new customer promotion.

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