DUNDALK, Ireland -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- The Boylepoker International Poker Open gets underway tomorrow - Friday, October 19 - at the Regency Hotel in Dublin with over 1,400 players expected to take part in the €230 buy-in event.
Players and fans alike can keep up-to-date with all the action at the no-limit hold’em tournament across a variety of platforms including a live stream, social media and the Boylepoker blog.
A new system, EVCount, will power the live updates and collate all chip counts, records bustouts, Tweets, blinds, new players, big hands, news and even feeds streaming commentary.
There will be a live stream of the feature table across both day 1s (Friday and Saturday) and day 2 while the final table, which takes place on November 10, will also be streamed online.
Players can still qualify for the event online by winning one of 20 guaranteed seats in the final €20 + €2 buy in Mega Satellite taking place at Boylepoker.com on Friday at 8 p.m.
Ciaran Corbett, poker room manager at Boyle’s, said, “We’re expecting another really competitive year for the IPO and to match that intensity we’ve ratcheted up our media coverage and friends, family, fans, players, and punters can get the most up-to-the-minute news and information at the Boylepoker Blog – so drop in to the Regency or drop by the blog and get involved!”
Players can also get in on the action by having a bet on the outright market with Nicky Power at 80/1 and John O’Shea, Marty Smyth and Padraig Parkinson all at 125/1.
This year Boylepoker.com is adding €20,000 to the prize pool for players who took part in its Extra Cash promotion
Last year the IPO was won by Dutchman Luke Martens, who beat 1,386 players to lift the €51,350 top prize.
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