PokerStars UKIPT starting soon

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Nov 20, 2009 Posted in Irish Poker News, Tournament News, UK Poker News | No Comments »

ukiptThe PokerStars UKIPT (UK Ireland Poker Tour) is due to kick off on the 11th of December in Galway, starting with the Irish Poker Chanmpionship. This tournament is expecting to pull in some of the biggest poker players from around the UK and Ireland, and will probably attract a few of the bigger names from further a field due to PokerStars being involved with the event. The UKIPT Galway, which is expected to start on the 11th of december and run through to the 14th, which will then see one player crowned the Irish Poker Champion.

Big names will be expected to turn up, such as the new boy on the PokerStars team, Jude Ainsworth. PokerNewsBoy released a story about two weeks ago about PokerStars soon announcing Jude as one of the team. So with Ainsworth being from Ireland, all the expectations will be on him to do the PokerStars team proud. However, it is highly unlikely that Ainsworth will be the only big name to appear from the PokerStars team. Poker players such as Marcel Luske and Vicky Coren will be their to give new boy Ainsworth their support and also try and help PokerSars to another great win, so soon after PokerStars Joe Cada winning the WSOP Main Event.

Irish Poker Championship Tournament Info

Event Venue Buy-In Main Event Dates Cap Estimated Prize Pool
GALWAY, Ireland – Irish Poker Championship Radisson Hotel, Galway €2,000 December 11 – 14, 2009 400 –                                 $550,000

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