Irish Open Poker: Win packages and seats to this historic event

 | February 27 | 

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Join Betfred's Irish Open 2024 poker qualifiers for a chance to secure one of 30 guaranteed packages or 70 coveted seats, and become part of a historic €1,000,000 tournament at Ireland's esteemed Royal Dublin Society.

Irish Open: How to Qualify

  • Enter Satellites: From 8th January to 10th March 2024, including Freebuys and Steps.
  • Claim Your Spot: Aim for one of 30 packages or 70 seats for the Main Event.
  • Represent Team Betfred: Join us in Dublin from 28th March to 1st April 2024.

Step into the legendary world of the Irish Open, one of the oldest live poker tournaments in existence. Betfred invites you to seize this opportunity to qualify for an event steeped in history and rich in prestige. With a guaranteed prize pool of €1,000,000, the Irish Open is not just a tournament; it's a chance to become a part of poker history. Following last year's successful qualifiers, we're back with even more chances for you to earn your spot at the table. This is your opportunity to compete in a tournament where legends are made, and poker history is written…

Live Event Details

  • Dates: 28th March to 1st April 2024 (Easter Weekend)
  • VenueRoyal Dublin Society (RDS), Dublin
  • Main Event: 'Event 11: Irish Open €1,150 Main Event - €1,000,000 GTD', €1,150 buy-in, starting 28th March 2024

 Package Qualifiers

  • FreebuysDive into the Irish Open journey with Freebuy Package Qualifiers on Fridays and Saturdays at 18:10, and Sundays at 14:10 & 16:10, from 8th January to 9th March 2024. Enter for free and compete for a €150 Irish Open ticket, with optional €2 rebuys and a €3 add-on.
  • Step 1 and Step 2Daily from 8th January to 9th March 2024, join Step 1 Package Qualifiers (14:25 - 22:25 UK time) for a €3 buy-in, targeting a €20 Step 2 ticket. Step 2 ups the stakes with €10 and €20 buy-ins, offering Regular and Turbo formats.
  • Day 1 and Day 2The quest intensifies with Day 1 Package Flights, running daily from 8th January to 10th March 2024, each requiring a €150 buy-in. Wrap things up in the Day 2 Package Satellites every Sunday at 20:15 UK Time, where multiple packages to the Irish Open await the winners.

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Seat Qualifiers

  • FreebuysJump into action every Monday and Thursday at 17:10 & 18:10 UK time, from 8th January to 9th March 2024. Take advantage of free entry and aim for at least one €100 or two €50 Irish Open seats, with optional €2 rebuys and a €3 add-on to boost your chances.
  • Step 1Daily from 8th January to 10th March 2024, join the fray at various times (14:10 to 22:10 UK time). Each qualifier offers a gateway to Step 2 with buy-ins from €3 to €10, guaranteeing a €50 or €100 Irish Open ticket.
  • Step 2Push further in your quest daily, with €10 and €20 buy-ins. These qualifiers, available from 15:10 to 22:10 UK time, test your skills in both Regular and Turbo formats, complete with rebuy and re-entry options.
  • Step 3Face the ultimate challenge on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 20:30 UK time. With stakes of €50 or €100, each satellite offers the chance to secure one of up to five €1,150 Irish Open seats.

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With 30 packages and 70 seats on the line, your odds are better than ever. Each package, brimming with value, includes your Main Event buy-in and a contribution towards your travel and expenses. And with 70 seats up for the taking, your opportunity to claim a place among poker's elite is here.

Step up to a legacy in the making – your seat at the hallowed tables of the Irish Open awaits. Strategize, compete, and etch your name in the annals of poker history. The only question is: Are you ready to be legendary?

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Significant Conditions

Who can take part?

  • New and existing verified online customers can take part.
Live Event Details

  • Event Dates: 28th March to 1st April 2024 (Easter Weekend).
  • Venue: Royal Dublin Society (RDS), Dublin.
  • Tournament: ‘Event 11: Irish Open €1,150 Main Event - €1,000,000 GTD Day 1/B’, €1,150 buy-in, starting 28th March 2024.
  • Event website: For more details, visit irishpokeropen.com.
Package Details

  • 30 Packages are available, each valued at €2,250. This includes:
    • €1,150 for the Main Event buy-in.
    • €1,100 for travel and other expenses.
  • Winners are limited to one Irish Open €2,250 package each. Packages are non-refundable, non-transferable, with no cash alternative. Winners must participate in the main event (‘Event 11: Irish Open €1,150 Main Event - €1,000,000 GTD Day 1/B’, €1,150 buy-in, starting 28th March 2024) or forfeit their seat. All associated taxes, insurance, and incidental expenses are the sole responsibility of the package winners.
  • The offered packages are provided in their current state without any possibility for modifications or substitutions. Betfred is not liable for any issues or shortcomings arising from services provided by third parties.
Seat Details

  • 70 seats are available for the Main Event, each valued at €1,150, covering the entry fee for 'Event 11: Irish Open €1,150 Main Event - €1,000,000 GTD'. Note that this excludes additional expenses like travel and accommodation, which remain the players' responsibility.
  • Awarded seats are designated solely for participation in 'Event 11: Irish Open €1,150 Main Event - €1,000,000 GTD Day 1/B', scheduled for 28th March 2024 in Dublin.
  • Players with multiple seat wins are eligible to enter various Day 1 events (‘Event 11: Irish Open €1,150 Main Event - €1,000,000 GTD Day 1/X’). In such cases, only the player’s largest chip stack will be eligible for progression to the 'Event 11: Irish Open €1,150 Main Event - €1,000,000 GTD Final' on 1st April 2024. Responsibility for the management and potential transfer of additional seats rests with the players.
  • Players must actively use all seats they have won. Should the need arise to transfer a seat, Betfred will assist in this process, but only if the player has successfully progressed to Day 2 and has chips remaining.
Package Qualifiers

  • Freebuy Package Qualifiers: Fridays and Saturdays at 18:10 UK time (08/01/24 - 09/03/24), and on Sundays at 14:10 and 16:10 UK time (14/01/24 - 10/03/24). These qualifiers guarantee at least one €150 Irish Open ticket each; entry is free with optional €2 rebuys and a €3 add-on.
  • Step 1 Package Qualifiers: Daily from 08/01/24 to 09/03/24 between 14:25 and 22:25 UK time, including extra sessions on Saturday, 09/03/24. Every €3 buy-in Freezeout guarantees at least a €20 ticket to Step 2.
  • Step 2 Package Qualifiers: Daily from 08/01/24 to 10/03/24, featuring €10 and €20 buy-ins. Starting times vary between 15:10 and 22:10 UK time, offering both Regular and Turbo formats, with Rebuy and Re-Entry options.
  • Day 1 Package Flights: Multiple flights run daily from 08/01/24 to 10/03/24, each requiring a €150 buy-in. The number of guaranteed packages varies; refer to the schedule for further details.
  • Day 2 Package Satellites: Every Sunday at 20:15 UK Time, from 14/01/24 to 10/03/24. Each satellite varies in the number of guaranteed packages offered, as detailed in the event schedule.
  • Package schedulesFreebuysStep 1Step 2Day 1 , Day 2 .
Seat Qualifiers

  • Freebuy Seat Qualifiers: Mondays and Thursdays from 08/01/24 to 09/03/24 at 17:10 and 18:10 UK time, guaranteeing at least one €100 or two €50 Irish Open seats. Entry is free with optional €2 rebuys and a €3 add-on.
  • Step 1 Seat Qualifiers: Daily from 08/01/24 to 10/03/24, with various start times ranging from 14:10 to 22:10 UK time. Each qualifier, with buy-ins ranging from €3 to €10, guarantees at least either a €50 or €100 Irish Open ticket to Step 2.
  • Step 2 Seat Qualifiers: Daily from 08/01/24 to 10/03/24, offering €10 and €20 buy-ins. Starting times vary from 15:10 to 22:10 UK time, with both Regular and Turbo formats, and featuring Rebuy and Re-Entry options.
  • Step 3 Seat Only Satellites: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 08/01/24 to 10/03/24 at 20:30 UK time. Buy-ins are either €50 or €100. Each satellite guarantees between one and five €1,150 Irish Open seats. Formats include Rebuy and Re-Entry options.
  • Seat schedules: FreebuysStep 1 , Step 2 , Step 3 .
Are there any other limitations you should know about?

  • Entry Tickets Validity: Valid for 'Irish Open' tournaments throughout the promotional period, with an expiration set at 2 months post-issuance. Beyond the promotional period, these tickets will continue to be valid for entry into any tournament.
  • Travel Commitments: Participants must manage their travel, accommodation, and legal requirements, including necessary travel documents, for attending the event in Dublin, Ireland. Participation includes a commitment to travel to Dublin, Ireland, for the live event.
  • Refund Policy: Under no circumstances, including player withdrawal, disqualification, or event cancellation, will refunds be issued. This policy applies universally and without exception.
Can we change or remove this Offer?

  • We may remove and change this offer without notice. These changes will not affect any offer that you may have already Opted In to, or placed any qualifying bets towards, other than where this is necessary to prevent fraud or other similar unlawful behaviour.
  • Betfred reserve the right to withdraw the promotion, if required, for reasons beyond our control, such as system failures or supplier withdrawal (not exhaustive). In the instance that this happens, we will endeavour to communicate any withdrawal in a timely manner.

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