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Paddy Power Poker Irish Open Main Event Starts Friday

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - Mar 28, 2013) -

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The paddypowerpoker.com Irish Open main event gets underway tomorrow Friday, March 29 at the Burlington Hotel, Dublin, Ireland.

The EUR2,000 + EUR250 buy in no-limit hold'em tournament will be streamed live all weekend at pokertube.com with commentary from Emmet Kennedy and Rebecca McAdam and a host of surprise big name guests.

The final table on Monday, April 1 heats up with the team joined by "The Voice of Poker" Jesse May where big hands will be replayed with hole cards after a 15-minute delay.

The Winmedia production will feature live chip counts from EVCount and there will be a host of competitions, freerolls and re-load bonuses throughout the weekend to keep viewers entertained.

Paddy Power, communications manager at the site, said, "There's no better place this weekend to catch some world class poker on the web than with our Irish Open live stream at Poker Tube.

"We've plenty of giveaways, great commentary and guests galore so if you can't make it to the best poker tournament in Europe in person be sure to tune in online for all the action from Dublin!"

Poker players get one last chance to satellite their way into this year's Irish Open at the Burlington Hotel tonight, Thursday, March 28 in the EUR150 + EUR20 Super Satellite taking place at 19:00.

The Irish Open is Europe's oldest poker tournament.

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The Irish Open live stream can be viewed at www.pokertube.com.

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