Manchester land venue will host the Madchester Poker Open
Online and land gambling group Paddy Power plc is poised to launch its first poker tournament on English soil, a three day, Alice in Wonderland themed festival hosted at the Manchester235 land casino and titled the Madchester Poker Open.
The tournament is scheduled to take place 21st – 23rd November.
The buy-in for the main event will be GBP 550, with a guaranteed minimum prize pool of GBP 100,000.
Popular beer producer Carlsberg is slated to provide sponsorship for the festival, which will include a number of NLHE side events, supported by online satellite qualifiers.
Patrick Thornton, head of Paddy Power Poker, said that his company has a strong following in the North West of England, which persuaded it to select a venue there for its first major English tournament.
Check out the full schedule here: http://poker.paddypower.com/tournaments/madchester-poker-open
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