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PokerStars Gets Regional With New Offering

by Omar

The past couple of months in the world of online poker tournaments has been filled with event after event, series after series. PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, Cake Poker and Bodog Poker have either held or announced events in the past 30 days. Fresh off of their successful World Championship of Online Poker, PokerStars has just announced that they will be holding 13 separate Regional Championships of Online Poker (RCOOPs). This is on top of their already successful and exciting WCOOPs and Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). This new event is offering $7 million in guaranteed prize money and will be held on PokerStars from October 2010 through February 2011.

Russian Championship of Online Poker

From October 31st to November 7th, the action will get started for the Russian Open Championship of Online Poker. These tournaments will be open for players from the following countries:

Armenia,
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Georgia
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Moldova
the Russian Federation
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
Uzbekistan

Nordic Championship of Online Poker

From there, the action swings over to the Nordic Championship of Online Poker from November 4th to 14th and is open to players residing in:

Denmark
Finland
Iceland
Norway
Sweden
Aland Islands
Faroe Islands
Greenland

For the US market, players will need to wait until late November to get in on the fun.

Here is the complete schedule for the United States’ installment of the Regional Championship of Online Poker:

USA Championship of Online Poker

Event #1: November 21st at 17:00 ET
$55 No Limit Hold’em Six-Max with Rebuys
$150,000 Guaranteed

Event #2: November 21st at 20:00 ET
$215 Pot Limit Omaha High/Low
$100,000 Guaranteed

Event #3: November 22nd at 21:30 ET
$215 No Limit Hold’em 2X Turbo
$200,000 Guaranteed

Event #4: November 23rd at 21:30 ET
$320 No Limit Hold’em
$750,000 Guaranteed

Event #5: November 24th at 21:30 ET
$215 No Limit Hold’em Heads-Up
$100,000 Guaranteed

Event #6: November 26th at 17:00 ET
$320 HORSE
$150,000 Guaranteed

Event #7: November 26th at 20:00 ET
$320 No Limit Hold’em Six-Max
$300,000 Guaranteed

Event #8: November 27th at 17:00 ET
$215 Seven Card Stud High/Low
$75,000 Guaranteed

Event #9: November 27th at 20:00 ET
$215 No Limit Hold’em Cubed
$300,000 Guaranteed

Event #10: November 28th at 17:00 ET
$320 Pot Limit Omaha Cubed
$150,000 Guaranteed

Event #11: November 28th at 20:00 ET
$530 USACOOP Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed

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