2006 World Championship of Online Poker
Online version of WSOP commences on Sept 16th.
TheWorld Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) is the largest poker tournament series held online. Every year host a two week extravaganza for Online Poker Players which is dubbed the online equivalent to the World Series of Poker.
This year is no different and the 2006 WCOOP will commence on September 16th and continue with 16 days of big prize poker tournaments. With a total of 18 events and a guaranteed prize pool of $10million this years event is the biggest yet overtaking last years $8million guaranteed prize pool.
This year’s WCOOP schedule see’s the introduction of Razz and HORSE poker for the first time including a $5,000 HORSE championship hosted by Team Pokerstar’s own Barry Greenstein.
The main event is the final tournament in the schedule on October 1st and will take the form of $2,500 buy-in No Limit Hold’em tournament with a guaranteed prize pool of $3million!
Don’t let the size of the buy-ins scare you off asis giving away $1.5million worth of free seats into WCOOP events this year via their VIP club and Frequent Player Point Freerolls. Not only that but low entry fee satellites are running daily to win your seat in the WCOOP events.
As with previous years each event winner will not only take home a huge pile of cash but will also receive a champion’s gold bracelet just like at the WSOP to commemorate their win.
See below for a complete schedule of the 2006 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) events and to join in the action head over totoday!
World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) schedule
|Sunday||September 17||No Limit Hold’em||$530||$1,500,000|
|Monday||September 18||Pot Limit Omaha (rebuys)||$320||$400,000|
|Tuesday||September 19||No Limit Hold’em Match Play||$215||$300,000|
|Wednesday||September 20||Limit Omaha High/Low||$530||$300,000|
|Thursday||September 21||No Limit Hold’em (rebuys)||$215||$1,000,000|
|Friday||September 22||Limit Hold’em||$215||$200,000|
|Saturday||September 23||Pot Limit Hold’em||$530||$400,000|
|Sunday||September 24||No Limit Hold’em||$1,050||$1,000,000|
|Monday||September 25||Seven Card Stud||$320||$100,000|
|Tuesday||September 26||Pot Limit Omaha8||$320||$200,000|
|Wednesday||September 27||Pot Limit Hold’em||$320||$400,000|
|Thursday||September 28||Seven Card Stud High/Low||$530||$200,000|
|Friday||September 29||Pot Limit Omaha||$530||$300,000|
|Saturday||September 30||Limit Hold’em||$1,050||$400,000|
|Sunday||October 1||No Limit Hold’em||$2,600||$3,000,000|
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