Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Titan Poker ECOOP V Start Date Approaching

When it comes to the Titan Poker franchise, the European Championship of Online Poker is something that has long been a tradition. Since Titan Poker is the largest website in the world for online poker that does not allow players from the United States, it has only been natural for them to host this exceptional event.

While not as large as the World Championship of Online Poker that Poker Stars holds regularly, the ECOOP is definitely a place to go if you’d like the chance to win some large prize pools. The fifth instalment of this tournament is going to start on November 23rd and ends on December 6th inclusively. With one tournament running on each successive day, that gives players 14 different opportunities to leave their mark on the championship before all has been said and done.

November 23rd will see a $200 + $16 tournament for No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em being run. That event actually has a guaranteed prize pool of $250,000 attached to it, giving people some serious cash to play towards. The other bookend of the tournament is a $1500 + $80 tournament for No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em taking place on the final day of December 6th. That tournament has a guaranteed prize pool of $1.5 million attached to it and is effectively the flagship finale of the entire championship.

In between, there are excellent events for Omaha, Omaha Hi/Lo and Seven Card Stud. With rule structures allowing for normal events, turbo events, rebuy events and events with six-handed tables, there can be no complaints about a lack of choice as players start to consider which tournaments they will participate in.

The largest buy-in for the event will be on November 30th. It is an event for high rollers with a buy-in of $2500 and a guaranteed prize pool of $500,000. The average roller will likely be far more comfortable with the tournament taking place the previous day that has the same guaranteed prize pool but a much smaller $500 buy-in to its name.

As is always the case with big online tournaments, satellites are always available. In fact, they have already started running for most events on Titan Poker.