Irish Poker Open Irish Open charity tournament raises over €25,000 Proceeds to benefit Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin

May 8, 2009 by Dan Brown

The Irish Open charity tournament and auction, which took place on the final day of the poker festival, raised a total of €26,537 for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin. The poker festival took place from 9th – 13th April and players had the opportunity to donate over the five days of play in addition […]

Christer Johansson wins €600,000 first prize at the Irish Open

April 14, 2009 by Dan Brown

Swedish professional outlasts 699 others in Europe’s most prestigious tournament Christer Johansson today won the Paddy Power Poker Irish Open Poker, winning a first prize of €600,000. The 39-year old Swede is a well-known online cash game specialist who plays unPower Pokerder the handle ‘sendmemore’. Johansson triumphed over a professional-heavy field of 700 players, including […]

Live video stream available from Irish Open

April 9, 2009 by Dan Brown

Follow the action from Ireland’s premier poker event Paddy Power Poker today announces that the Irish Open will be broadcast live via web stream. Coverage will begin at the start of play at 2pm on Friday, April 10th and will conclude with the presentation of the champion’s trophy on Monday, April 13th. The live stream […]

Tony G, Brian Townsend and Jamie Gold sign up for Irish Open

March 20, 2009 by Dan Brown

List of poker professionals to attend Dublin tournament continues to grow Paddy Power Poker today announces that Antanas ‘Tony G’ Gouga, Brian ‘sbrubgy’ Townsend and 2006 world champion Jamie Gold are the latest professional players to confirm their attendance at this year’s Irish Open. They join Marty Smyth, Phil ‘The Unabomber’ Laak, Ciaran ‘Big C’ […]