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The European Championship Of Online Poker

Friday, October 30th, 2009

The European Championship of Online Poker (ECOOP) is a two-weeks tournament event organized by Titan Poker.

The ECOOP is a major event on the online poker scene and it will be running this November for its 5th edition. ECOOP V promises to be a major event with a total guarantee of $4,550,000 put up by Titan Poker, the organizer.

There will be a total of 14 tournaments. Of course as the most popular poker variation, Texas Hold’em poker will dominate. The main event taking place on Dec. 6th is a $1,500+$80 buy-in NLHE tournament with a guarantee of $1.5 million. Eight other tourneys are in Texas Holdem, fixed limit, pot limit and no limit, including 6-max and turbo, for buy-ins ranging from $100+$9 to $750+$50, and even $2500+$100.

But other variations are represented as well. Limit 7-Card Stud, Omaha Hi/Lo and Pot-Limit Omaha. All other 13 tournaments have a guarantee around a few hundred thousand dollars.

ECOOP takes place twice a year and started in December 2007 with $2,500,000 in guaranteed prizes spread over ten events. Due to the success of online poker in general and Titan Poker in particular, the number of events and pool prize keep on growing each time.

The first winner at ECOOP I main event overwhelmed a field of 992 players who all paid the $1000+$600 buy-in to take home the first prize of $220,000. Kaishi the most recent winner at ECOOP IV earned $330,000.

You do not have to pay the full buy-ins to join ECOOP V, as Titan Poker offers plenty of satellite tournaments for just a few dollars. For more information about titan, check our Titan Poker Review.

Titan Poker does not accept players from the United States unfortunately because of the uncertainty related to gambling laws, but this should be settled rather soon. If you are not American and have not yet opened an account at Titan Poker, use Titan Poker bonus code BONUSTIPS in order to receive an exclusive 100% bonus up to $500.

Good luck at the tables.