UK PokerNews Roundup: IPO Begins Today, £2k Giveaway Returns to PokerStars and Team Sky Poker Announced
The IPO Starts Today
It was one of the events of the year last time around and everything is pointing towards it being a cracker again this weekend. The BoylePoker International Poker Open is always one of the most popular events of the year, it’s a low stakes tournament with the size and feel of a WSOP event. It’s a €200 event with €20,000 added to the prize pool and all being well, will smash its own European attendance record of 1440.
Taking place once again at the Regency Hotel in Dublin and featuring a wealth of visitors from the UK & France, day 1A starts today at noon. You can follow all the live updates at the Boyle Poker Blog.
Also taking place in conjunction with this massive event is the first ever Irish Poker Awards on Sunday night.
£2k Giveaway Returns to PokerStars
Even more good news for UK & Ireland players on PokerStars as they have announced the return of the popular daily £2000 Freerolls, starting tonight at 20:30 until November 15. The top 20% cash and as an added bonus, players who deposit during the Daily Giveaway month will be rewarded with fantastic prizes; the more freerolls played, the greater the rewards, from S&G tickets and cash credits to Sunday $1/4 Million tickets!
The nightly freerolls can be found under the ‘Tourney’>’Regional’ tabs on the PokerStars.com software.
And if you like freerolls we have just announced the return of our Sunday Million Freerolls on PokerStars. Now for a fraction of the qualification criteria you can play in not one, but THREE $15,000 Exclusive Freerolls, but only with Club PokerNews.
Team SkyPoker Announced
Over at channel 866 the guys at Sky Poker have announced their first ever team of sponsored pros. Team Sky Poker features some of the most successful and prolific players on the site, including James ‘Cottonbud’ Williams, Total Player Winner Dan Brown and last Brit standing at the WSOP Redmond Lee.
What’s more the interactive TV channel will be adding more players to the roster every three months, adding the most successful MTT, Cash & SNG specialist from their ranks every quarter.
Find out more at SkyPoker.