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The weekend is now here and today is expected to be an even busier day than yesterday, which was pretty busy itself by all accounts. Speaking of yesterday, Friday’s action included the last two starting days of the MILLIONS, the conclusion of the Dublin Cup, a €1k one day Omaha and the start of the Grand Prix! Lots to choose from for players and although most tournaments started with quite small fields, by the end of late registration, each event had respectable numbers and there was definitely a good vibe in the venue. 

We’ll bring you the results of the events that concluded yesterday and an update on the MILLIONS main event in separate blog posts later today, but for now, here’s a look at the order of play for the day.

The day kicks off with the second of three starting days for the €100,000 guaranteed Grand Prix event. 57 players contested the first starting day yesterday, with nine players making it to day 2. Christopher Logue ended the day as the chip leader, with a 362,000 stack.

€550 Grand Prix Day 1a Survivors Chip Counts
Player Chip Count
Christopher Logue 362,000
Ivan Tononi 279,000
Alan Trueick 242,000
Daniel G Smith 227,000
Nicholas Newport 169,000
Eric Doyle 150,000
Shuan Dooley 115,000
Peter McMahon 106,000
Ambrose Travers 40,000

The third and final starting flight takes place this evening, starting at 6pm, here at the Intercontinental Hotel in Ballsbridge.  At the same time, the €2,500 Irish Poker Festival High Roller will start and there are two satellites to it on the schedule, one that starts at midday and another at 4pm. 

It’s also ladies day at the festival, with the €250 Dublin Ladies Championship commencing at 2pm. There’s another €250 PLO 7-max this evening, but all eyes will be on the main event, which resumes play at 1pm. 

Saturday 3rd November Irish Poker Festival Tournament Schedule
Start Time Buy-In Event Name Guarantee
11:00 €550 Grand Prix Day 1B €100,000
12:00 €350 MILLIONS All-in or Fold Satellite
12:00 €300 High Roller Mega Satellite 3 x Seats
13:00 €3,000 Irish Poker Festival MILLIONS Day 2 €700,000
14:00 €250 The Dublin Ladies Championship
16:00 €300 High Roller Hyper Satellite
18:00 €550 Grand Prix Day 1C 2 x Seats
18:00 €2,500 HIgh Roller Day 1 €100,000
20:00 €250 PLO 7-Max

Jonathan Raab

Irish Poker Festival Media Coordinator


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