October 08, 2012 10:49 ET Announces Details of Student Masters 2013

Popular Student Poker Event Gets Change of Structure and New Venue

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2012) -

Editors Note: There is an image associated with this press release. today launches the details of its Student Masters 2013 and highlights a few changes to the popular festival.

The EUR100 + EUR10 buy-in, no-limit hold'em freezeout will play out over one weekend; starting in the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin, just minutes from Dublin's City Centre and right next door to the Aviva Stadium, and moving to the Jackpot Casino for the final day of play.

Action kicks off at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2013 and runs until the bubble bursts, with a cut-off time of 2 a.m.. The second day begins on Sunday, March 3 at 2 p.m. at the Jackpot Casino. is once again adding an Irish Open entry to the prize pool which means the winner of the live student poker championship will get to represent their fellow students in the oldest no-limit hold'em poker event in Europe next Easter.

Qualifiers begin at on Monday, October 15, 2012 and there are three ways for students to win their seats:

1. Online Freeroll Tournaments: There are TWO FREE seats up for grabs on the last Sunday of every month from October 28, 2012 to February 24, 2013 in's Student Masters freerolls. Those who finish in third to tenth place will receive an online satellite token worth EUR11 for Wednesday's online satellite.

2. Online Satellites: A EUR110 Student Masters seat is ready for the taking every Monday night in the EUR5 + EUR0.50 no-limit hold'em rebuy satellite at This is followed by a EUR1 + EUR0.10 rebuy feeder satellite into Wednesday night's no-limit hold'em freezeout, which is also giving away a seat to the popular event.

3. Direct Buy-In: Players who wish to buy into the Student Masters directly can do so through the software now. They then just turn up on the day to take their seat.

The password for all Student Masters online satellites is STUDENT.

Aside from the main event, the student poker festival also sees a EUR20 + EUR2 no-limit hold'em freezeout on Saturday, March 2.

Those staying in the Ballsbridge Hotel for the Student Masters 2013 can avail of a special rate of EUR65 per room. A breakfast voucher can also be purchased at a discounted rate of EUR5 per person. Just call the hotel on +353 1 6379383 or email to book and make sure to let them know the reason for your stay.

The Student Masters 2013 is only open to students over the age of 18. Student ID must be shown at the registration desk.

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