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TCOOP 2013 Player of the Series Jaroslav Tjepan proves Gus Hansen's confidence

It's the day before the Main Event of the World Series of Poker. You're in Las Vegas but don't happen to have a spare $10,000 knocking around. That is annoying. Then Gus Hansen ambles by, probably checking out the talent on the rail. He offers to buy you in. You play the Big One. This simply doesn't happen to normal people. The first few steps perhaps, but likely not the part where the Great Dane tosses you a couple of $5k chips to play. It did, however, happen to Jaroslav...more

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TCOOP 2013: jogin23 sprints to a win in Event #1, $27 NLHE (6-max)

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There are lots of excellent big-money poker tournaments around the world in January. The ongoing PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, for instance, is a big favorite with players from all over thanks to its diverse schedule and big prize pools. Other tournaments in Australia and North America draw big crowds, too. But...more

TCOOP 2013: Yaba smashes field and wins Event #2 ($55 NL Omaha Hi/Lo)


Canada's Yaba did not back down on the final table bubble. With action hand-for-hand, Yaba took on the chip leader and won a decisive pot in a double up to avoid elimination. That daring move propelled Yaba into the chip lead with ten to go. Yaba held the lead when...more

Kroko-dill up for PokerStars Grand Slam, nearly 30 set for Triple COOP


As the Turbo Championship of Online Poker kicked off this afternoon, we started looking at some numbers, and we realized something. In the history of the World Championship of Online Poker, Spring Championship of Online Poker, and Sunday Million, no one has won what we call the PokerStars Grand Slam--a...more

PokerStars Women: TCOOP advice from the pros

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Today is the first day of the second running of the Turbo Championship of Online Poker. The next 10 days offer 50 tournaments and a cumulative guarantee of $15 million. TCOOP is appealing to a crowd that varies a bit from WCOOP, SCOOP, and MicroMillions in that most of the...more

TCOOP 2013: Players, start your engines


Don't blink. Use toothpicks to keep your eyes open if you must. But just don't blink. The PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker begins tomorrow, and the action moves so fast, you might miss it if you close your eyes for a millisecond. PokerStars unveiled TCOOP last year to rave...more

Free $27 TCOOP ticket offer


After the success of our first Turbo Championship of Online Poker last year, you'd expect us to be content to chill, sit back and let you pile in again. You see, the entry numbers were so good last time around that it's fair to assume they will be again. Well,...more

TCOOP advice from the Pros

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Are you ready for TCOOP 2013?


The Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) starts in just a few weeks. That first event is a $27 six-max with a $750,000 guarantee. Do you want to play it? Of course. But are you ready to play it? Well, that is another question. Have you done your homework? We...more

Turbo Championship of Online Poker ready for launch in 2013


Put on your seatbelt. Adjust your mirrors. If you have easy access to a crash helmet, strap it on. The Turbo Championship of Online Poker is on the way. Today, PokerStars announced the official schedule for the first online poker series of 2013. TCOOP runs January 17 through 27 and...more

TCOOP: Easing into the champion's role


The Turbo Championship of Online Poker revealed a lot about the nature of today's game. Of the many things we learned, it's that the series can produce champions from the ranks of relative unknowns. Just a few days removed from the end of the first TCOOP, we asked a few...more

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