Norwegian Championships – eight title events in eight days

The Norwegian Championships will once again be held in the quaint countryside surroundings of the Citywest Hotel in Dublin, and partypoker is delighted to sponsor the event for the first time!

Starting March 17th, the 17th Norwegian Championships consists of eight title events played across eight days.

There will be a whole host of games on offer with PLO, Turbo and Ladies events running, and of course, the €800 Main Event.

Alongside the title events, an additional 40 plus tournaments will cater for all bankroll sizes!

We are looking forward to hosting over a thousand Norwegian poker players! A welcoming party shall be held Wednesday 21st March, and a range of off-felt activities will l be organized!

partypoker also sponsors the Irish Open  (from 14th March) which precedes the Norwegian Championships, and will also be played at the CityWest Hotel!

Win your seat in Dublin…

Satellites start from just $0.50! These feeders qualify players for the $22 Semi-Finals and from there you’ll qualify for the $109 Finals. Here five guaranteed €800 tickets, which can be used to buy in to any of the four €800 events (Main Event, PLO, 8Game, HU), are given away each Sunday (21:00 CET).

Last Longest…

All players who buy in through our partypoker client and wear our ultra-stylish merchandise during the Main Event will be eligible for the Last Longest competition!

The winner will receive a buy-in to the €1,100 MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona Finale event (April 13th - 15th), plus $500 expenses! The players who last the second and third longest will win a $1050 Grand Final Barcelona Final Satellite ticket to use on partypoker.

For more information on this promotion, please click here.

ALSO win any of the eight Norwegian Championship title events  whilst wearing partypoker merchandise and earn a free seat to the €1,100 MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona Finale event (April 13th-15th), plus $500 expenses.

Online Norwegian Championships…

An online NLH heads-up tournament will take place 28th January. The winner of the $109 event will receive free entry into the live Norwegian Championships Heads-Up event, on top of their winnings!


The Norwegian Championships will be held at Citywest Hotel, Dublin from 17th - 25th March.

The Main Event Day 1s are scheduled to take place Wednesday 21st March & Thursday 22nd March.

Satellites from as little as $0.50 will run from 28th January.


Situated within easy access of Dublin city center, Citywest Hotel combines the charm of country tranquility with state-of-the-art modern facilities. A gem of a location to play poker!

Address: Saggart, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Phone: +353 1 4010500

Age requirements: 18

Getting there


Citywest Hotel is just a 25-minute drive from Dublin International Airport.

Where to stay

The 2018 Norwegian Championships is being held at the Citywest Hotel, Dublin:

Citywest Hotel, Conference, Leisure and Golf Resort

Special price per night:

Single Room: €95
Double Room: €110
Triple Room: €140
Using promotion code: NOR2018

The 4 Star Citywest Hotel is ideally located just off the N7 national road and only 25 minutes from Dublin International Airport and Dublin City Centre. Set among 240 acres of stunning parkland at the foothills of the Dublin Mountains, Citywest Hotel combines the old charm of a country house hotel with state-of-the-art conference, health & leisure facilities.

  • Stylish health & leisure club facilities including 20 metre heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi and sauna.
  • Broad range of on-site bars and dining facilities.
  • Free high speed Wi-Fi in all areas of the Hotel.
  • Ample free car parking space.
  • 18 hole Championship Golf Course.
  • Easy access to Dublin City Centre via the Saggart LUAS stop which is located just outside the hotel’s entrance.

There are a range of diverse dining experiences available at Citywest Hotel. From Mediterranean flair and traditional Irish dishes in the Hibernian Bistro to the finest Pan Asian cuisine in the on-site Lemongrass restaurant, Citywest’s award winning chefs ensure both originality and a wealth of choice in all menus.

Citywest Hotel is Ireland’s largest hotel with 774 guest bedrooms. There is a superb selection of elegant guest rooms and suites available with abundant variety to ensure guests have a choice for every occasion.

For the golf enthusiasts, located on the grounds of the hotel, the Christy O’Connor Jnr. designed Golf Course is an impeccably maintained par 69 course which provides challenging fairways for both the amateur and avid golfer alike.

For more information, please consult the hotel’s website here.