PokerStars running Regional Championships of Online Poker

With the WCOOP and SCOOP already offering online poker players over $100 million in guaranteed prize money, it’s not like PokerStars needs to host anymore huge internet poker events.  But the PokerStars staff never seems to rest since they just recently announced that they’ll be running 13 Regional Championships of Online Poker

The RCOOP poker games take place in October, November, December, and February with over $7 million in total prize money being offered.  The biggest RCOOP event is the USA Championship of Online Poker where $3.3 million will be given out throughout 11 tournaments.  The second largest RCOOP event will be the Germanics Championship of Online Poker where €828,000 will be offered.  The Nordic Championship of Online Poker will offer $700,000 while the rest of the RCOOP prize pools are listed below:

Canadian Championship of Online Poker – $580,000 total prize pool
UK and Ireland Championship of Online Poker – $500,000 total prize pool
Benelux Championship of Online Poker – €235,500 total prize pool
Russian Open Championship of Online Poker – $200,000 total prize pool
Latin American Championship of Online Poker – $160,000 total prize pool
Iberian Championship of Online Poker – €113,000 total prize pool
Central and Eastern European Championship of Online Poker – $150,000 total prize pool
Asia Pacific Championship of Online Poker – $100,000 total prize pool
Mediterranean Championship of Online Poker – $80,000 total prize pool
Baltics Championship of Online Poker – $43,000 total prize pool

To find out what region you fit in, simply download the poker software for PokerStars and look through the lobby to see where your country is listed.  The appropriate poker tournament for your region will be listed along with the buy-in and prize pool amount.  And while you are looking for what regional championship tournament you can play in, you should also check out PokerStars’ other fantastic online poker deals!

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