Players at 888 Poker this month can look forward to a shot at a free instant bonus, a free trip to Dublin, Ireland and a piece of $5k, all in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. They’re calling it the Happy Hangover and it’s easy to see why.
First prize is a $3,000 trip to the 2012 Irish Poker Open on April 8th to 9th. It includes the buy-in to the No Limit Hold’em Freezeout main event, worth €1,000, along with $1.5k for travel and hotel expenses and an 888Poker “live event merchandise kit”.
The runners up in the $5,000 St Patrick’s Day Hangover Freeroll will share $2,000 cash.
To win a seat in the $5,000 St Patrick’s Day Hangover Freeroll where all these prizes will be given away, on March 18th, 2012 at 7 pm GMT, just make a deposit of any amount into your 888 Poker real money account before March 18 using the promo code IRISH2012.
Also when you make your deposit using this promo code, you’ll receive an Instant $10 bonus free.
Registration for the $5,000 St Patrick’s Day Hangover Freeroll starts 6 hours prior to the shuffle up and deal. The Irish Open of Poker is Europe’s longest standing live tournament of poker.
In other 888 Poker news, the site’s annual satellite series for the World Series of Poker Main Event has begun. Running every other Sunday, these qualifiers cost $525 to buy-in directly, although you can win seats through much cheaper satellites now at the site.