March 01, 2011 07:44 ET Announces Irish Open Mega Satellite With 30 Packages Guaranteed

A Massive 30 Irish Open Packages to Be Won on Sunday 3rd April!

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - March 1, 2011) - today announces details of the Irish Open 30 Packages Guaranteed Mega Satellite, which will take place on on Sunday 3rd April 2011 at 20:00. The buy-in for this online NLH Freezeout tournament is set at €300 + €20 and each package is worth €4,600, made up of an Irish Open 2011 Main Event seat (€3,500) plus five night's accommodation in the Burlington Hotel and travel expenses.

Irish Open 2011 Mega Satellite:
•  Date: Sunday 3rd April 2011
•  Time: 20:00
•  Buy In: €300 + €20
•  Prize: 30 Irish Open Packages GTD!

Players who qualify for the Irish Open 2011 on, via this satellite or any other, will be eligible for the €100,000 Sole Survivor promotion; all they have to do is outlast all other qualifiers in the Irish Open 2011 main event to win an additional €100,000 package. At the Irish Open 2010 Sole Survivor Robert Sherwood outlasted more than one hundred and thirty other qualifiers, pocketing not only the €100,000 package but also €163,300 for finishing in 4th place in the Irish Open itself!

 "Worth nearly €140,000, this is a Mega Satellite in all senses of the word. We couldn't make it easier to win an Irish Open seat on, but we're having fun trying", said Paddy Power, Communication Manager at "Players would be mad to try to qualify for the Irish Open anywhere but; we have the ultimate last longest bet where the last remaining qualifier will win an EXTRA €100k. Rob was a worthy winner last year but now the question is who will take his place at the Irish Open 2011?"

The Irish Open 2011 will be held in The Burlington Hotel, Dublin from Thursday 21st April – Monday 25th April 2011.

Feeder tournaments to the Irish Open 30 Package Guarantee satellite are running daily on 

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