UKIPT Dublin Ireland
Date: Sept 9th – 12th 2010
Venue: Burlington Hotel
Buy In: 1,000 + 100 Euros
Player Cap: the tournament cap is 700 players
Prize Pool: £250,000 guaranteed prize pool!
UKIPT Dublin Satellites
UKIPT Dublin satellites will be running on Pokerstars.com right up until the start of the tournament. There will be many different levels of buy ins including super sats which will start for just a few dollars. The tournament cap is 700 so there should be plenty of chances to qualify even though UKIPT seats have been selling out like hot cakes. There will be satellite packages which include hotel and travel expenses and satellite packages which just include the tournament buy in. PokerStars are the official sponsor of the UKIPT and therefore have the full right to run online satellites.
If you have Platinum status then you will be able to buy in directly to UKIPT Dublin online. To do this you must email Pokerstars directly. You can find the email address in the UKIPT section of the Pokerstars.com website.
How To Qualify Online For UKIPT Dublin
The buy in for UKIPT Dublin is set at €1,100 and there is a guaranteed prize pool of €250,000. However, the event is expected to sell out meaning the prize pool could be more like €700,000! The only place to qualify for UKIPT Dublin is Pokerstars.com. Pokerstars change the format of the satellites they run to UKIPT events all the time so if you want to know the full details about how to qualify online for UKIPT Dublin then check out the UKIPT section on Pokerstars.com (First select the tournaments tab and then UKIPT from there).
If the tournament does sell out then expect the prize money for first place to be over €100,000! So far most legs of the UKIPT have been full and there’s no reason UKIPT Dublin won’t follow suit even though there are 700 seats available. Remember packages with travel expeses will be included so this leg of the UK and Ireland poker tour really is accessible to anyone and everyone.
The Burlington Hotel is hosting the UKIPT Dublin tournament. It is a four star establishment, one of the most highly rated Dublin hotels. It boasts a variety of restaurants and bars for socialising drinking. You can expect fully dealt tables at the UKIPT Dublin and with over 700 runners the tournament is set to be the second biggest of the tour behind EPT London. If you’re planning to play any of the legs of the UKIPT then you’ll need to open an account with PokerStars as they have exclusive rights to all the UKIPT coverage and qualification.