The Irish Poker Open is the longest running No Limit Texas hold ’em poker tournament in Europe. From 2023 PokerStars and Paddy Power are the official sponsors of The Irish Poker Open.

Festival Dates: April 03-10, 2023

Key Dates & Event Info

See below for key tournament dates. The full schedule is available here.

Irish Open Main Event: April 05-10 - €1,150

Irish Open €5,000 High Roller: April 04-05 - €5,000

Irish Open €3,000 High Roller: April 08-09 - €3,000

*The holding of the tournament and its schedules is subject to possible changes arising from the health situation (COVID-19) and the current restrictions in force imposed by the competent authorities.


The license holder and operator of this event is IPF Entertainment, and PokerStars is the main sponsor of the event.

Royal Dublin Society (RDS)

The Irish Open 2023 will take place at the RDS located in the heart of Dublin City within walking distances of hotels, restaurants, and bars.

Address: Anglesea Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 AK83, Ireland

Minimum age: 18 years+

NB: You must bring a photo ID or your passport to enter the venue.

Travel & Accommodation

The official Travel Partner, Main Event Travel offers a wide range of accommodation options, including best rates available for Dublin Hotels.

To book your accommodation, please visit Main Event Travel. If you have any questions about accommodation, contact or call +44 (0) 1770 280000.

Buy-in Information

You can buy-in onsite using any of the following options:

  • POKERSTARS ACCOUNT (COM/EU/UK/FR accounts only)**

Please Note: we cannot accept part payment of one payment type with another.

*Credit/debit cards won’t be accepted at the registration desks. Players need to purchase chips at the casino cashier and then proceed to the cash registration desks.

** Regional and account status restrictions may apply.

For FAQ about the Irish Open, please click here.