Dublin awarded title of European Poker Capital of the Year

Dublin is named Europe’s #1 destination for Poker and is awarded the European Poker Capital of 2008 as awarded by Bluff Europe Magazine.

I haven’t been there myself but I think I’ll hold up a pint of Guiness and say cheers to that…or should I say “Slainte”?

Are there any members here from Dublin?

Has anyone from Europe or elsewhere traveled to Dublin and play some poker?

Here’s the article…

Dublin has been awarded the title of European Poker Capital 2008 by Bluff Europe Magazine. The Irish capital pipped last year’s winner, London, to the post — with Vienna, Amsterdam and Barcelona named third, fourth and fifth places respectively. Bluff Europe praised Dublin’s lively and friendly poker scene, as well as the wealth of poker clubs and tournaments available to the poker playing public.

Dublin has a fine selection of card rooms and, poker is also growing steadily on a grassroots level in the city through poker societies and pub poker leagues. Each year exciting new tournaments spring up with buy-ins to suit all pockets. Dublin is also home to the Irish Open, the oldest and most revered tournament in Europe.

Complete article here.


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