Dublin, Ireland (PRWEB) February 25, 2009
Boylepoker.com today announces the launch of the March Madness weekend at Dublin's Jackpot Club from March 27 to 29 2009, in aid of Europe's largest charity poker fundraiser Poker for the Homeless.
Launching the event on the Friday evening is former Miss World Rosanna Davidson and the organisers have recruited a host of former Irish Open winners to play while Boylepoker.com has chipped in a sizable donation to Poker for the Homeless and will provide scores of spot prizes and bounties throughout the weekend.
poker chThe company will also launch a special sponsorship promotion over the coming days, the culmination of which will be a live final table held at the March Madness Festival.
The schedule of events is:
Friday March 27 - €100 + €10 no-limit hold'em freezeout. 100% of registration fee and 20% of prize pool donated to homeless charities. Satellites from 6 p.m. Event starts 9 p.m. Capacity 120 players. Former Miss World Rosanna Davidson to start proceedings.
Saturday March 28 - Jackpot Cash League Final, estimated prize pool €30,000. This freeroll event is open to players who play 50 hours of cash games or more at the club between Jan. 10 and Mar. 27. Top 18 places paid and €500 to player with most hours. Starts 8 p.m.
Sunday March 29 - €100 + €10 no-limit hold'em team event. Limited to 27 teams of 4. Entry €400 + €40 per team. 100 percent of registration fees donated to homeless charities. 60% of prize pool paid to the first three teams, 40% paid to the nine final table players. Starts 4 p.m.
Further events, prizes, and celebrities will be added to the festival over the coming weeks.
Padraig Parkinson, ambassador for Poker for the Homeless, said, "This is a great boost for the charity and thanks to Charles Harbourne of the Jackpot Club and Paul Spillane of Boylepoker for donating their time and effort to making this happen. We hope to raise a substantial sum and I can guarantee these events will sell out and everyone will have a blast while trying to win a few quid and helping a good cause."
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 and photographs please contact: brendan(at)pokermediaconsulting.com or pspillane(at)boylepoker.com.