PokerStars’ first major online poker championship series of the year gives jump start to poker players earning capacity in 2015.
Poker players are in for treat at the beginning of this brand new year as PokerStars hosts its Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP).The mega event will take place from January 22 through to 1 February, 2015.
The fourth edition championship, approved under the EU gambling laws, will consist of over fifty exciting events. What’s even more fantastic is that players can win from the $15 million in guaranteed prize money.
Whether players are there to play for fun or professionally, TCOOP 2015, has a list of fast-structured tournaments, offering a wide array of buy-ins. A whopping $15 MILLION is there for the taking and all online.
Jake Cody, a Team PokerStars Pro, said of the tournament that it is “an awesome series because the tournaments are so quick and varied – you don’t have to be up all night to win some huge money and the range of formats and game choices is so diverse. I haven’t won one yet but will be giving it my best shot”.
Mickey Petersen, another Online Pro member of Team PokerStars also said how much he loved the events not taking “more than a couple of hours to complete and they are perfect to play on a tablet. Turbo tournaments require a different set of skills compared to other tournament series and provide constant action”.
Main Event winner to get $300,000
TCOOP’s big attraction will be the $700 No Limit Hold’em Main Event, which is schedlued to begin 1 February, 2015 at 15.30 ET. The event ,accessible on online poker sites in the EU, features a $2 million guarantee, with a minimum of $300,000 for first place.
More prizes will be awarded to players who make it on to the Player of the Series Leader Board if they have multiple high finishes. The first prize winner will get the Champion’s Trophy & 2015 SCOOP Main Event Ticket worth a wonderful $10,300.
Apart from the great prizes up for grabs, PokerStars is also running online qualifiers to every event in the TCOOP series, with cash buy-ins starting from just $0.11and Frequent Player Point buy-ins from 1 FPP. PokerStars is really off to a great start in 2015!