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Fiachra Meere Win Irish Masters Poker

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Oct/29/2008
Irish Masters Poker

Fiachra Meere has won the Paddy Power Irish Masters Champion and with that comes a €150,000 pay day. 423 poker players took part in the event.

Ireland's Meere is a relatively unknown name in poker circuits.

First organised in 2001, the festival is headlined by the Irish Masters main event, a Texas hold'em tournament, and typically takes place over the three days of the October bank holiday weekend.

From 2004 through 2007, the Irish Masters tournament served as the Dublin leg of the European Poker Tour.

Irish Masters Poker past winners were:

2007 Reuben Peters

2006 Roland De Wolfe

2005 Mats Gavatin

2004 Ram Vaswani

Top 10 finishers in 2008 were:

1st Fiachra Meere -- €150,000

2nd Chris Wood -- €106,000

3rd John Rafferty -- €68,500

4th David Poole -- €57,000

5th Peter Murphy -- €48,700

6th Jamie Zambuni -- €40,500.

7th Andreas Schippani -- €24,000

8th Warren Woodall -- €17,180

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Ace King, Gambling911.com

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