Poker Championship Kicks OffPublished September 11, 2005 by OCR Editor
The World Championship of Online Poker has begun and there are top prizes in the $500 No-Limit event that offer players a chance to take home $306,200. This competition is four years old and it has a well know amount players from over 50 different countri
The online casino poker competition goes through until the 18th of this month. The turnout is expected to be in the thousands. The giveaways are huge and the total prize pool amounted to a more than $1,531,000. First prize paid $306,200. There were 324 players who received payouts.
Director of Communications for Poker Stars online casino Nolan Dalla had this to say about the tournament: I am thrilled with the response to this year's WCOOP. Poker continues to boom and shows absolutely no signs of slowing down. This is especially true for online poker. WCOOP gives all players a unique opportunity to compete for a world championship title from any computer in the world. With so many players and so many different tournaments this is the Olympic Games of poker.