The Irish Poker Festival is now over and the winner of the main event was Jimmy McSweeney. This was a Ladbrokes event and McSweeney won €100,000. He was beating 832 players that was attending this tournament, and heads-up he was up against Andrew Roberts. The prize pool for this popular event was €416,000. Last hand was a real coinflip, McSweeney had 6-6 and Roberts had A-9, and 6-6 held, making McSweeney the winner of the tournament.
Here is the final table places:
1: Jimmy McSweeney €100,000
2: Andrew Roberts €65,000
3: Bo Ericshen €35,000
4: Hugh Whelan €25,000
5: Nick Heather €20,000
6: Ian Smith €15,000
7: Steve Johnson €12,000
8: Barry Hand € 10,000
Ladbrokes Bryan Coleman was saying; “We’re absolutely delighted with the turnout and would like to thank all the players who made this Festival such a success. Our heartiest congratulations go to Jimmy, who is a worthy champion and we’re sure we’ll be hearing more of him in the future.”
We also want to congratulate Jimmy McSweeney for a good tournament and to the €100,000!