February 28, 2012 12:38 ET Announces Irish Open Mega Satellite With 30 Packages Guaranteed

Online Satellite to Take Place on Sunday 18th March With a Total Guaranteed Prize Pool of EUR138,000

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2012) - today announces details of the Irish Open Mega Satellite, which will take place at on Sunday 18th March 2012 at 20:00. The buy-in for this online NLH Freezeout tournament is set at €300 + €20 and there are 30 Packages Guaranteed. Each package is worth €4,600 and made up of an Irish Open 2012 Main Event seat (€3,500), five night's accommodation in the Burlington Hotel plus €655 for travel expenses.

Irish Open 2012 Mega Satellite:

• Date: Sunday 18th March 2012
• Time: 20:00
• Buy In: €300 + €20
• Prize: 30 Irish Open Packages GTD!

Feeder tournaments to the Irish Open Mega Satellite are already running daily on

"Only 5 weeks to go until the Irish Open 2012, and what better time to launch our infamous Irish Open Mega Satellite with a whopping 30 packages guaranteed! We don't want you to miss out on the treats we have in store for you this Easter Bank Holiday, and trust me when I say we have some surprises up our sleeve, so don't miss out on what is your best chance to qualify for the prestigious Irish Open 2012", said Paddy Power, Communications Manager at

The Irish Open 2012 will be held this Easter Bank Holiday weekend in The Burlington Hotel, Dublin from Thursday 6th April - Monday 9th April 2012.

Players who qualify for the Irish Open 2012 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 2012 main event to win an additional €100,000.

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Full details of the Irish Open 30 Packages Guaranteed tournament and Feeder tournaments can be found at:

Full details of the Irish Open can be found at:

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