The exact schedule for this year’s UKIPT may still be behind wraps but the good news is that players at the Irish Open will be able to get a really good head start on the 2023 UKIPT Leaderboard.
PokerStars has announced that, for the first time, this year’s UKIPT Player of the Year Leaderboard will include the Irish Open. Some stonking prizes are on offer for whoever wins the race, including a UKIPT 2024 Package worth £15,000 for the overall winner.
Nearly 20 events at the Irish Open will qualify for leaderboard points including all 11 Irish Open Championship tournaments. Points will be awarded according to a player’s finishing position in each tournament and the number of event entries made. Eligible tournaments are multi-table events with a buy-in of over €220 and not satellites.
For UKIPT fans, the inclusion of the Irish Open as a 2023 leaderboard event should make a trip to Dublin even more tempting. This year’s Irish Open is running April 3 to April 10 at the Royal Dublin Society and huge fields are expected for the €1 million guaranteed Main Event. Thousands are set to compete this year including more than 500 PokerStars and Paddy Power online qualifiers.
Full details of the UKIPT season are being released soon. But for now, get your flights booked and accommodation sorted for the Irish Poker Open which kicks off Monday, April 3. For more information about the UKIPT Leaderboard, please click here.