Online Rake Added to International Poker Open

Share Article innovates with world's first for IPO event: online player rake to be added to prize pool in Dublin this October; €20,000 also added by sponsor today announced it has added €20,000 to the prize pool of the International Poker Open 2008, the €135 + €15 buy-in no-limit hold'em tournament taking place at the Regency Airport Hotel, Dublin, Ireland, from October 17 to 19, 2008.

The event, which attracted over 1,000 players from across Europe in 2007, will also see a world's first -- from 17 August, 20 percent of all rake generated by pre-registered players' will be added to the prize pool.

To participate in this event players must register through the lobby before Thursday October 16 in order to ensure their entry. Players can nominate to play on Day 1A or Day 1B and can buy-in directly by downloading the client at [BoylePoker and registering for the event. Players can also qualify through a variety of low buy-in events on the site including:

Scheduled MTT Fridays @ 8pm
$10 + $1 buy-in freezeout/12 min blinds/1 seat guaranteed

Scheduled MTT Sundays @ 8pm
$5 + $0.50 buy-in/1 rebuy & 1 add on/10 min blinds/1 seat guaranteed

Paul Spillane, head of poker at the online site, said, "This event is exceptional in that it offers poker players a professional structure and service for an amateur fee. Every table will be dealt by a professional dealer and it's a great opportunity for players to experience a large live field over two days of poker for a fraction of the usual cost."

With a potential prize pool of over €200,000 the overall winner is likely to take home over €50,000. Players can stay at the Regency Airport Hotel, just 3 km from Dublin Airport, or in a multitude of hotels and bed & breakfast accommodation close to the venue. More details including directions to the venue can be found at BoylePoker is part of the biggest European poker network -- iPoker. Players have access to a huge range of tournaments running around the clock with massive guaranteed prize pools and the opportunity to qualify for prestigious live events. The company does not accept players from the U.S. For further details please contact brendan @ or p.spillane @

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