Turbo Championship featuring the 700 No Limit Hold’em Main Event on February 1 at 15:30 p. m. , among the 50 events and $15m guaranteed, is now on.
At last! UK gambling news have announced the start of the 2015 Turbo Championship of Online Poker. It has begun with 3 players vying to become the first PokerStars Grand Slam winner of the TCOOP, SCOOP, WCOOP and Sunday Million titles. The three competitors are David ‘Gunslinger3’ Bach, Paul ‘paulgees81’ Volpe and Andrey ‘Kroko-dill’ Zaichenko.
Each needs just a TCOOP title to get both the ‘Triple COOP’ and ‘Grand Slam’ titles simultaneously. With 50 events to take a shot at, they have a great chance to make online poker in the UK history. Two other players, Shawn ‘buck21’ Buchanan and James ‘Andy McLEOD’ Obst, have already won Triple COOP honours.
Buchanan and Obst will now go for the Sunday Million in order to get to the Grand Slam. A further 39 PokerStars players can become a ‘Triple COOP’ champion during TCOOP if they manage to win one of the events. PokerStars is 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.
$700 No Limit Hold’em Main Event February 1 at 15:30 pm
The focal point of TCOOP is the $700 No Limit Hold ’em Main Event, which takes place on February 1 at 15.30 ET, and has a $2 million guarantee, with a minimum of $300,000 for first place. The events include TCOOP 01: $27 NL Hold’em and the $300k GTD, among many others.
Prizes will also be awarded to the top 100 in the Player of the Series Leader Board through consistently high finishes. First Prize is Champion’s Trophy & 2015 SCOOP with the Main Event Ticket worth $10,300. The runner up will get the 2015 SCOOP with a $5,200 Ticket. The third to fifth place winners will clinch 2015 SCOOP $2,100 Tickets each.