Online gambling site sends players to Irish Open
One of the webs largest online gambling sites, Titan Poker (part of the iPoker Network) is sending a delegation of the best and brightest online poker players from around Europe to the Irish Open. The open is the largest poker tournament in Ireland and with players from countries such as Denmark, Germany, France, Hungary, Italy, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Spain, and Switzerland, it is going to have a very international feeling.
Titan Poker has awarded $8,500 prize packages to sixteen players for the tournament being held from the 19th to the 24th of March 2008. They will be competing in the field to win a share in the guaranteed prize pool of €3 million.
One of the players attending the tournament is taking his family along for a holiday. Danish player, Ole Langvad Wessby, will bring his wife, parents and children along to provide support and take in the sights of Dublin.
Jeffrey Maynard, from The Netherlands, said, “I'm really excited for this opportunity to compare my poker abilities against the pros.”
This kind of prize to their online players is a regular thing for Titan Poker, as they award seat to some of the most prominent tournaments around the world, such the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, the Aussie Millions and various European Poker Tour events. Titan Poker will also be sending players to the World Poker Showdown in the Dominican Republic later this year. Titan Poker guarantees more than $12.5 Million in total tournament payouts each month.