McGettigan’s to host Open Pool Championship with Dhs20,000 up for grabs

The championship will take place over a 12 weeks in JLT

McGettigan’s to host Open Pool Championship with Dhs20,000 up for grabs

Sharpen that pool cue and avoid that eight ball at all costs (until then end, that is), as McGettigan’s in Dubai is bringing back its highly-anticipated pool championship.

Taking place at The Sports Hub in McGettigan’s JLT, pool players around Dubai can now sign up for the Open Pool Championship, and you'll want to, as there’s a prize fund of Dhs20,000 up for grabs.

The first heat will kick off on Tuesday January 14 from 8pm with qualifying heats being held over 12 weeks every Tuesday until March 24.

Winner of your heat? Players will get a Dhs500 voucher for McGettigan’s JLT and a place in the grand final that will take place on March 31.

If you end up coming out on top during the final, expect a cash prize of Dhs10,000, while 2nd and 3rd place taking home Dhs3,000 and Dhs1,000 respectively.

The heat on that would have been on March 17 will be held on Wednesday March 11 instead, as McGettigan’s will be holding its massive St. Patrick’s Day celebrations then.

Entry for each heat is Dhs100, which comes with a pint. Think you're the best in town? Now's your chance to prove it.

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Dhs100 (entry). Tue Jan 14-Tue Mar 31, 8pm onwards. Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster J, JLT (04 356 0470).

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