TCOOP 2017: Jani "kiiski" Vilmunen scoops TCOOP title in Event #15 ($82 Stud

Some people think that Stud Hi/Lo is not an exciting form of poker. Seven streets. Limit betting. Split pots. It's not everyone's cup of tea, but if you watched the final table of TCOOP Event #15, you could mount a pretty strong argument to the contrary. The event was an $82 Stud...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on January 20, 2017 11:36 PM

TCOOP 2017: tsikwz tames Tiggrron in Event #12, $82 NLHE (6-Max, Turbo, Shoo

TCOOP is well-known for tournaments that come and go in the same amount of time that a final table of another series might take. The one kind of tournament that passes at something a normal pace is the shootout. Even with a turbo structure, the next round doesn't start until the ...more

by Jason Kirk on January 20, 2017 6:42 PM

TCOOP 2017: Robin "robinho" Ylitalo earns third TCOOP title in Fast Friday E

Sweden's Robin "robinho" Ylitalo has won before on PokerStars. A lot. In fact, he made it to the winner's circle during last year's Turbo Championship of Online Poker series, winning a $700 NL event for an $85K payday, and that marked his second time winning a TCOOP title.Ylitalo...more

by Martin Harris on January 20, 2017 5:08 PM

TCOOP 2017: tekelson221 takes down Event #13 ($27+R Turbo, Win the Button)

Aside from chips, every pot came with a side of button in Event #13.The start of the tournament saw buttons dart around hundreds of tables, but the madness dwindled until there was just one button left. That lonely overworked button finally came to a rest when tekelson221 took do...more

by Alex Villegas on January 20, 2017 2:27 PM

TCOOP 2017: Rogrigo "caprioli" Caprioli captures Event #11 ($82 PL Omaha Pro

Another TCOOP event is in the books, and another Brazilian player has captured a title. In fact -- speaking of familiar stories -- we've reported on winner Rogrigo "caprioli" Caprioli's successes before, as he's won no less than three SCOOPs in the past, the most recent in 2013. ...more

by Martin Harris on January 20, 2017 10:40 AM

Hosting the Ultimate Poker Home Game

Playing online poker from the privacy of your own home is something that all poker players love to do. It's a great way to learn, considering the number of hands you'll play compared to live poker, tremendous fun, and can even result in you winning some cash if you're a good play...more

by PokerStars staff on January 20, 2017 1:46 AM

TCOOP 2017: Sweden's Ector fat and sassy after winning Fat Thursday SE Event

Sometimes your luck runs out. Poland's fronk_donk had a heck of a rollercoaster ride at the final table of Event #10 $310 NL Fat Thursday SE. The Pole had a near-chip and a chair situation late in the final table and rallied after getting his stack decimated in a costly three-way...more

by Pauly McGuire on January 19, 2017 8:52 PM

TCOOP 2017: _pippzor_ pips them to win Event #9 ($82 NL Omaha Hi-Lo 6-Max)

The PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker continued today with an event well suited to the Turbo format. No Limit Omaha is already an action game, so it was no surprise to see a big field turn out for Event #9 of the TCOOP series - and $82 No Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Six-Max Tur...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on January 19, 2017 6:50 PM

TCOOP 2017: letsgodody is top marksman in Event #08 ($82 NLHE 6-Max, Prog. K

You couldn't fold your way into the money in event #08. Every dollar had to be earned through coldblooded eliminations.The entire $616,425 prize pool was designated to bounties and each of the 8,219 players started off with a $75 target on their hands. Half of that bounty went st...more

by Alex Villegas on January 19, 2017 4:28 PM

TCOOP 2017: DannyDawkins tops R_Caiaffa in Event #7 ($82 PLO, 6-Max, Turbo,

Day 2 of TCOOP 2017 marked the first appearance of a game and format tailor-made for the series: 6-max Win The Button Pot-Limit Omaha. Turbo blind structures and shorthanded tables already encourage aggressive tactics, and PLO thrives on raises and re-raises, but the addition of ...more

by Jason Kirk on January 19, 2017 2:13 PM

Live Tournament Coverage

TCOOP 2017

The Turbo Championship of Online Poker runs from January 18 to 29. Reports of each event can be found on the PokerStars Blog.

PokerStars Championship Bahamas

Congratulations to Christian Harder, the first PokerStars Championship Bahamas champion!