2010 is going to be studded with poker events in Ireland. PokerStars is sponsoring the new UK Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT). Organizers have announced that the tour is meant to suit all types of players. There will be 9 events in all, three in Ireland, one in Scotland and five in England. The buy-ins will range from £500+ 50 to £5,000 +250 at the tour finale.
The tour commences at the fabulous Radisson Hotel, Galway with the Irish Poker Championship from 10 to 14 December. The remaining Irish events will be held at Gleneagles Hotel in Killarney from 24-27 June and at Burlington Hotel, Dublin from 9th to 12th September. The winner of each level will be given paid entry to the London EPT event next October.
The organizers are also putting together a question and answer segment where the team of pros from PokerStars will give tips and answer questions of players before the matches so that they can use the advice and strategies in their game.
The Irish Poker Championship is one of the most reputed and popular tournaments of Ireland and the whole of Europe. Players from all over Ireland, UK, Europe and USA come together to battle it out and win this prestigious event. The games involve some great poker action from some of the finest players.