Irish Open appoints

Fantastic hotel deals are on the cards for players at next year’s Irish Poker Open thanks to a new partnership with poker trip leader

Next year’s festival will be an eight-day poker extravaganza running from April 3 to April 10, 2023, and is providing players with special rates at three different hotels close to the Royal Dublin Society, the festival venue for 2023.

Through, the 2023 Irish Poker Open is offering exclusive deals at Herbert Park, the Clayton Ballsbridge, and the Maldron Hotel. The partnership with also means that players can book their accommodation, flights, and Main Event buy-ins all in one place.

Herbert Park is a lovely four-star hotel that lies close to the main entrance of the RDS and overlooks a magnificent 48-acre park. It’s the perfect place to relax after a hard day at poker tables with facilities that include a bar, restaurant, coffee shop, and fully-equipped fitness center.

The Clayton Ballsbridge is a traditional four-star hotel nestled in the heart of Dublin’s gorgeous Ballsbridge district. The hotel is housed in an iconic 19th-century Masonic School that has been restored to the highest standards. Amenities include the newly-launched Grandstand Bar & Restaurant, the Red Bean Roastery, and a lovely outdoor terrace.

The Maldron Hotel is a stylish new hotel in the heart of Dublin 4. Opened in Summer 2022, it’s ideally located for the RDS and offers 4-star rooms, a restaurant and bar, barista coffee, and meeting space.

The €1,000,000 guaranteed Main Event, coupled with legendary Dublin hospitality, makes next year’s Irish Open a truly unmissable event. Since it was first held back in 1980, the event has grown to become one of the world’s most prestigious and lively poker festivals and is the longest-running No Limit Texas Hold’em poker tournament in the world after the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. The festival has become a must for players from as far afield as Australia, Canada, and the USA – and provides craic on a level seen nowhere else in the world. Managing Director Fraser MacIntyre, who is himself a semi-professional player, said: “We are absolutely delighted to be working with the Irish Open again as their Official Travel Partner. This long-running event is one that attendees never forget – the atmosphere is incredible. We look forward to helping everyone who is planning to compete in the event with all their travel needs – whatever tournaments they’re playing and wherever they want to stay.”