TCOOP 2017: konway scores the final KO in Event #26 ($82 PLO [4-Max, Zoom, P

There are plenty of ways to turbo-charge a tournament. Make it short-handed. Add significant bounties. Reduce the level length. Make it Zoom. How about all of the above, you say? Witness tonight's TCOOP Event #26, an $82 Zoom PLO affair played on 4-max tables with a Progressive K...more

by Kristin Bihr on January 22, 2017 9:09 PM

TCOOP 2017: ludd£90 goes from six big blinds to Event #24 champion ([$215 NL

A new quirk in this year's TCOOP? For the first time in series history, PokerStars players voted on the format of two events-- one no-limit hold'em tourney and one non-NLHE. Today brought the NLHE Player's Voice event and the official moniker is quite the mouthful-- No-Limit Hold...more

by Kristin Bihr on January 22, 2017 7:41 PM

TCOOP 2017: jeanfranco07 rides all the way in Event #27 ($215 NLHE Hyper-Tur

If the turbo-charged events of the TCOOP still weren't fast enough for you then you should've jumped into Event #27 of the series. That was where the "turbo" was taken to a whole new level with the addition of the word "hyper". Thousands of players, over half a million dollars in...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on January 22, 2017 6:08 PM

TCOOP 2017: vip25459 takes the title, Boeree finishes 5th in Event #25 ($700

Event #25 was a wild free-for-all with ever-growing targets and more than $1 million in prize money. A total of 1,733 players signed up for the $700 progressive knockout NLHE tournament and the entire $1,142,445 prize pool was collected and distributed in just six hoursBounties a...more

by Alex Villegas on January 22, 2017 5:12 PM

TCOOP 2017: Second time's the charm for GeraldoCesar in Event #23, $215 NLHE

This afternoon, for the second time in as many days, Geraldo Cesar "GeraldoCesar" Neto was heads-up for a TCOOP title with the chip lead. Yesterday he saw his lead in Event #20 slip away into a runner-up finish within moments, his opportunity for a second TCOOP title in as many y...more

by Jason Kirk on January 22, 2017 1:39 PM

TCOOP 2017: sup-sport777 bashes a home run in Event #22 ($215 NLO8, 6-Max, P

Taking a deal while at the final table of a tournament will always be a hotly debated subject around poker circles. Personality, past performance, alcohol, and current financial situation can always influence the decision. The end of the 2017 Turbo Championship of Online Poker Ev...more

by David Aydt on January 22, 2017 12:32 PM

TCOOP 2017: Dhr. Awesome earns a second COOP title and $21,648 in Event #18

Since the TCOOP was introduced to PokerStars' MTT canon five years ago, we've seen four online legends earn a "Triple COOP"-- our euphemism for one who has WCOOP, SCOOP and TCOOP titles. Shawn "buck21" Buchanan, James "Andy McLEOD" Obst, Rui "RuiNF" Ferreira, and Fabrizio "SixthS...more

by Kristin Bihr on January 22, 2017 5:40 AM

TCOOP 2017: Purkenya punishes in Event #21 ($27 NLHE Saturday Speedway SE)

Event #21 of the TCOOP was a $27 No Limit Holdem Turbo Event and a Special Edition of the Saturday Speedway. It seems that "Speedway" was a fitting name for this event, because a few of our players were definitely in a hurry! There was plenty of action throughout the final table,...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on January 22, 2017 12:02 AM

TCOOP 2017: Austria's Thomas 'WushuTM' Muhlocker wins Event #19 $82 NL

Even if Thomas 'WushuTM' Muhlocker never played another hand of poker the rest of his life, he could go to the grave knowing that he once beat Daniel Negreanu heads-up for a High Roller title. The tournament took place at the EPT10 Barcelona in 2013. The young Austrian rallied fr...more

by Pauly McGuire on January 21, 2017 8:08 PM

TCOOP 2017: thehushpuppy denies GeraldoCesar in Event #20, $82 NLO8 (6-Max,

The number of people in the world who make thousands of dollars per hour for their work is usually restricted to those who have spent years or even decades becoming educated and learning their craft. When January rolls around, a handful of No-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo players get a chanc...more

by Jason Kirk on January 21, 2017 4:52 PM

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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.

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