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Paddy Power Tournament

350 of the greatest poker players in the world will descend on the Irish capital of Dublin during this Easter weekend for the Paddy Power Poker Irish Open 2006 Poker Tournament. Fans can watch the action on Sky Sports 2 at 9:30pm on April 17, which is on Easter Monday. This offer is only open to European viewers.
The Paddy Power Poker Irish Open 2006 Poker Tournament is a landmark for the poker industry as this is the first tournament of its kind held in the Emerald Isle. A special audience of VIPs are the first to view the unique television coverage at a secret location in Dublin.
The final table will feature six of the world’s best players competing for a guaranteed prize pool amounting to one million Euros; in addition to the extra 50,000 Euros being thrown into the pot by Paddy Power, the main event sponsor.
10,000 different players attempted to make it to the final live tournament in Dublin. Through live tournaments in Ireland itself and through the Internet novice poker players competed to earn themselves a chance to play with some of the most famous names in European and American poker.

Posted on: April 28, 2006

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