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    Monday, December 26th, 2011 by Nadia

The Turbo Championship of online poker (TCOOP) is going to start soon at PokerStars.com. According to the latest announcement made by the poker site, TCOOP will commence from Jan 19th on the site and continue till the 29th of the month.

50 Poker Events will Feature in TCOOP

TCOOP will feature a total of 50 online poker events for a span of 11 days. The prize pool offered for the event is $10 million. The buy-ins for the tournaments will range between $5.50 and $2,100. Due to the wide range of buy-ins, TCOOP is expected to attract poker enthusiasts of all categories- low rollers, mid rollers and high rollers.

TCOOP will have interesting events featuring everyday. The prize pool of the Main Event has been announced as $1.5 million. The buy-in for the event is $700.

ElkY Grospellier Expressed Joy over the Announcement of the Grand PokerStars Event

ElkY Grospellier, a member of team PokerStars, expressed his joy over the announcement of TCOOP. The player said that TCOOP, being a fast-paced event, will be packed with action and offer a lot of excitement. Each day, the poker room will host a different event.

The player said that right after the completion of the Caribbean Adventure held by PokerStars, taking part in the TCOOP will add to the excitement. Grospellier, who already holds WCOOP and SCOOP titles, hopes to add a TCOOP title to his achievements.

TCOOP has Features Similar to Spring Championship and World Championship of Online Poker

In many respects, the features of TCOOP are similar to the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) and Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). However, TCOOP is much faster than both WCOOP and SCOOP. TCOOP has been specifically designed for players who are fans of WCOOP and SCOOP but want faster events with greater prize pools.

TCOOP has a Lot to Offer Regular Players

Apart from attracting regular and professional online poker players, TCOOP is also expected to draw a large number of casual players. This is primarily because, quite a few events with low buy-ins will be hosted by the site. About 4-6 tournaments will run on PokeStars.com daily. Players will get to experience a few hours of fast-paced action and get the chance to win a few attractive prizes everyday.

Qualifying Criteria for TCOOP

To be eligible for the TCOOP, PokerStars players have to take part in qualifiers run by the site. PokerStars has already started offering satellite tourneys for the event. The buy-ins for the qualifiers are fairly reasonable. These start from $1.

The TCOOP will feature a wide range of games including No Limit Omaha, Limit Texas Hold’em, No Limit Texas Hold’em, PL Draw, Triple Stud and Horse. The games will be offered in tournament formats like Rebuys, Shootouts, Hyper Turbos and 6-Max events. To be able to access the TCOOP events, players are required to sign-in to their PokerStars account and click on the Events Tab. After this the TCOOP option has to be selected from a list of events that the site offers.

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