The 2018 Partypoker Fitzwilliam November Poker Festival – The Largest Club Poker Event in Ireland!

The Winner of the 2018 Fitzwilliam Poker Championship is….

Seamus Cahill! Well done to Seamus on holding off the challenge of the other 8 players at the final table during the last day of poker action. We had an incredibly exciting final table with sets over sets, flushes over full houses and multi way eliminations all culminating in heads up action between Seamus & Ni (Nick). Both seasoned regulars a The Fitz the guys battled it out, back and forth until a winner was crowned. The TV Show reviewing the festival has its first airing on Eirsport 1 Dec 20th at 11pm. Tune in to see all the action!
Tournament partypoker Fitzwilliam Poker Championship – Final Day
Number of Players 223
Total Prize Fund €89,200.00
Finishing Positions
Position Name Prize Money Extras
1 Seamus Cahill €23,000.00
2 Nick €18,300.00
3 Stephen Lyons €9,700.00
4 Stephane Perche €6,450.00
5 Ronan Madden €5,100.00
6 Colm Chan €4,000.00
7 Pablo Molina €3,100.00
8 Alan Tang €2,450.00
9 Patrick Clarke €2,000.00

Final Day Update

After 3 days of play we are down to the Final 9 Players. Here is the updated leaderboard going into the final day of the 2018 Fitz Poker Championship. Action kicks off at 4pm. Full payouts will be listed tomorrow.

POSITION NAME CHIP COUNT
1 SEAMUS CAHILL 2645000
2 NI Zhengqing 1840000
3 STEPHEN LYONS 1335000
4 PATRICK CLARKE 1230000
5 STEPHANE PERCHE 960000
6 ALAN TANG 445000
7 PABLO MOLINA 410000
8 COLM CHAN 375000
9 RONAN MADDEN 285000

Day 2 Update

After 3 days of great play Day 1 has finally come to an end. This year we have 223 entries for a combined Total Prize Pool of €89,400. 55 players to take to the cloths for Day 2 action at The Fitz this evening. Thanks to everyone who entered this year and we look forward to another 2 days of great poker action in front of the TV cameras from tonight!

Day 1B Leaderboard

Rank Name ID# Chips
1 RORY BRENNAN 4199 327000
2 CHONG PHUC LEE HO 37422 306500
3 CRAIG DALY 371 296000
4 PADRAIG COSTELLO 31864 292000
5 GERARD MCARDLE 48867 288000
6 ROBERT ZHIQIANG LIU 13961 263000
7 AUGUSTO EVANGELISTI 74267 230500
8 LEE EGAN 57916 228000
9 ALEX IRWIN 21095 221000
10 SEAN FOLEY 91422 214000
11 DAVID O’KELLY 50407 200000
12 JAMES KING 50590 157500
13 VITALIJS POLUKEJEVS 50046 156000
14 WILLIAM MOLLOY 4555 135000
15 ANDREW SWEENEY 3107 120500
16 COLIN CARTER 6767 112500
17 MICK GRAYDON 44883 106500
18 STEPHEN KAVANAGH 66453 101500
19 ALEX KULEV 127405 101000
20 REGINALD ROWAN 58177 88000
21 TRIM NIKOLLAJ 45916 78000
22 GYOSO GSALA 1377792 77500
23 SIMON KEATING 8047 69500
24 BRIAN BURNS 137980 69000
25 JOHN MURPHY 66770 41500
26 HONG NGUYEN 137260 37500
27 ARNIS OZOLS 19309 37000

Day 1A Update

After Days 1A and 1C of the 2018 Poker Championship we have 121 entries for a current prize pool of €48,400 going into the Final Day 1. Looking at over 200 entries and a final prize pool of over €80,000. Still seats available for Day 1 so register at the club from 5.30pm today! Play starts at 6pm. Day 1A Leaderboard and qualifiers from last night below. Dont miss out on your place for the Poker Championship. Join us for the final Day 1 Tonight.

Rank Name ID# Chips
1 LUIS SCHNEIDER 116938 427000
2 SEAMUS CAHILL 1585 395000
3 RONAN MADDEN 131716 358500
4 STEPHANE PERCHE 125250 338000
5 IVAN TONONI 57512 247000
6 NI ZHENGQING 68793 241000
7 NOEL GRIFFIN 55231 234000
8 PABLO MOLINA 117718 233000
9 WILLIE OHORA 50214 211500
10 PATRICK CLARKE 83529 180000
11 COLM CHAN 45349 169000
12 STUART SAMUELS 119 156500
13 ANDREW DWYER 42745 150500
14 KEITH BRENNAN 47506 146500
15 ROBERT HOGAN 11806 146000
16 ALAN TANG 518 103000
17 TOM HANLON 56700 94000
18 PAUL HANNA 2483 93000
19 GARY STOKES 12609 89000
20 PAUL LECKEY 4614 89000
21 CHRISTIN MASCHMANN 41659 85000
22 STEPHEN LYONS 49925 81500
23 HENRY MCGRATH 2356 76000
24 RUDOLF TIRZIMAN 1213039 57000
25 PETER SEARLE 119402 53000
26 JOSEPH BAKER 47603 51500
27 ROGER BARR 65629 44000
Coming back with a bigger and better programme for 2018 following on from the massive success of the 2017 event! We had a record €100,000 Prize Pool in 2017 and over 250 players battling it out for the most prized trophy in Irish Club Poker and a place on the infamous Fitz Poker Hall of Fame Plaque! We have more ways than ever to get involved in the festival. You can win a seat online via Partypoker, you can win a fitz at one of the Fitzwilliam Casino Satellites or you can buy in directly either through Partypoker or through The Fitzwilliam Casino. Whatever suits you best to get a Main Event Ticket. See you at the November Poker Festival for 5 days of fantastic poker action!

You can now register your place for the 2018 Main Event by Clicking Here

All the Details of the Main Event

1. Who is running the event (organisation, etc) – The Fitzwilliam Casino & Card Club
2. The purpose of the event (charity, commercial etc) – Commercial
3. Date – Main Event Starts 30/11/18
4. Location -Fitzwilliam Casino & Card Club
5. Any guaranteed prize pool – No. Prize Pool Based on 2017 Event €100,000!
6. Registration and Start time of event – Reg from 5pm. Start 6pm on Days 1 & 2.
7. Any prerequisites (member of club, society etc) – Member of Club
8. How can tickets be purchased & is there a maximum number (in advance, at the door etc) – Online at www.fitzwilliamcarclub.com, at the club on the night or by calling 01 6114677 to book by credit card.
9. Type of Tournament (Hold’em/Omaha etc Freezeout/Rebuy etc) – Texas Holdem Freezeout
10. Cost of entry – €450
11. How much of the entry fee is made up of registration fee – €50
12. If a re-entry, cost of rebuys/top-up – Yes
13. How many and what duration are rebuys available – 1 * €450 re-entry available per player up until level 6 at 9pm.
14. How long is late reg, and will you start with a full stack? End of Level 5 at 9pm.
15. % of entry fee/rebuys/top-up going into prize fund – 87.5%
16. How many places being paid – Top 10%
17. Is any money from the prize fund held back for future tournaments, if so, how much – No
18. Any tickets for future events given out as prizes. If so, how many – No
19. Any additional prizes given out (merchandise etc) – No
20. Starting chips – 40,000
21. Rebuy and top-up chip amounts – 40,000
22. Blind levels – on Website
23. Blind time frames – 30 minutes Day 1 & 2. 40 Minutes Day 3.
24. Are there going to be dealers and their level of skill – Professional
25. Will there be a documented list of rules – Yes
26. Is there a tournament director – Yes
27. How are disputes handled ; who has final say – TD
28. Are there any cash games offered, if so, please outline the rake for each limit offered – Holdem & Omaha 1/2, 2/5

 Qualifying for the Main Event in November – Win Your Seat at the Big One!

 

Buy In To Any Poker Festival Event with your Partypoker Live Dollars!

For the first time ever you can buy into any poker festival online on Partypoker by using either your partypoker Live Dollars or funds from your own account. The process is simple. Log in as normal on partypoker and go the POKER FESTIVAL webpage for the details on signing up. Couldn’t be easier! https://partypokerlive.com/en/event/fitzwilliam-poker-championship-2018/schedule

Main Event Structure Day 1

Level      Small      Large     Ante      Time    Break
1                  50            100            0             30           0
2                  75             150            0            30           0
3                  100          200           0             30           0
4                  150           300           0            30          20
5                 200          400           0              40           0
6                 300          600           0              40           5
7                 400          800           0              40           0
8                500          1000          0              40           0
9                600          1200          0              40           10
10              800          1600          0             40            0
11              1000        2000          0             40            0
12             1200         2400          0            40            10
13             1500         3000          0            40             0
14             2000        4000          0            40             0
15             2500        5000           0            40            10
16            3000        6000           0            40              0

40,000 starting stack,

4k early bird for the first level.

Late registration & 1 optional re-entry available until the end of Level 5 (3 hours).

No antes as we use the button ante system, kicking in at level 6. Button ante is equal to BB with 8-9 players, SB with 3-7.

Playing down to 55 players inc Online Day 1C qualifiers for Day 2. The clock then resets to a level where the average stack equals 40 BBs.

6pm start time for Day 1’s on Friday & Saturday.
4pm Start time Day 2 Sunday.
4pm arrival time Final Day Monday.

Day 2/3
Level Small Large Ante Time Break
1 1500 3000 0 60 0
2 2000 4000 0 60 20
3 2500 5000 0 60 0
4 3000 6000 0 60 5
5 4000 8000 0 60 0
6 5000 10000 0 60 5
7 6000 12000 0 60 0
8 8000 16000 0 60 5
9 10000 20000 0 60 0
10 12000 24000 0 60 5
11 15000 30000 0 60 0
12 20000 40000 0 60 5
13 25000 50000 0 60 0
14 30000 60000 0 60 5
15 40000 80000 0 60 0
16 50000 100000 0 60 5
17 60000 120000 0 60 0
18 80000 160000 0 60 5
19 100000 200000 0 60 0
20 120000 240000 0 60 5
21 150000 300000 0 60 0
22 200000 400000 0 60 5
23 250000 500000 0 60 0
24 300000 600000 0 60 5
25 400000 800000 0

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