Paddy Power Opens Betting on Irish Open
Paddy Power, Ireland's largest bookmaker, today launched betting on Europe's oldest poker tournament, the Irish Open. The tournament, being held in Dublin from 15-17 April 2006, is one of the richest in Europe with a 1 million guaranteed prize pool and 50,000 added by the sponsors, paddypowerpoker.com
Continuing a tradition of great value, innovative and punter-friendly specials Paddy Power will refund outright bets placed before the start of the tournament for any player who makes the final table but does not win.
The final table of the event is being broadcast on Sky Sports 2 on Easter Monday at 9pm and Paddy Power will have betting in running.
The event has betting 'outright' and as registrations progress a host of other markets will spring up. If a bet is placed on a player who does not play in the event, the stake will be refunded.
Bets can be placed online at PaddyPower.com prices are in the sports section or by visiting a Paddy Power shop in Ireland or the UK (we regret we cannot accept bets from the USA).