APPT9 Aussie Millions: Straya

Having worked a number of long World Series of Poker campaigns, I've been fortunate enough to be in Las Vegas on several different occasions for Independence Day on the 4th of July.As an Australian, it's interesting to compare how America celebrates Independence Day against how w...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on January 25, 2015 9:28 PM

TCOOP 2015: Nice hourly for shibonimo in Event #19 ($215 Sunday Supersonic)

You are standing around a bar chatting with mates about your jobs. One chap whines about his minimum hourly wage. Another just got a pay rise and is quite happy with making $30 an hour. Then you turn to your friend, known as shibonimo, and ask him what the pay is like in his line...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on January 25, 2015 6:37 PM

Sunday Warm-Up: Firka fires up a victory, winning $64K after four-way deal

Unlike the current Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) series, the $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up would be played with normal blind structures lasting over 11 hours long. Like the TCOOP events however, big money awaited the players who reach the final table after overc...more

by David Aydt on January 25, 2015 6:29 PM

APPT9 Aussie Millions Day 1b: Australia Day honours for poker philanthropist

January 26.Day 13 of the 2015 Aussie Millions Poker Championship.Day 1b of the $10,600 Main Event.Australia Day.It's a day that Australians get to celebrate this wonderful sunburnt country. Beer and BBQs are normally the agenda of the day, but for around 150 poker players inside ...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on January 25, 2015 5:57 PM

TCOOP 2015: SonnyRamone rock rock rocks all the way to Super-Knockout victor

Two Germans -- SonnyRamone and herosnappinG -- were pitted against each other to determine the winner in TCOOP Event #18. Both were seeking their first COOP championship, but neither were a stranger to a COOP final table. herosnappinG came close twice with second-place finishes ...more

by Pauly McGuire on January 25, 2015 5:49 PM

TCOOP 2015 Robeebee buzzes field, denies Nicolas "niccc" Chouity a Triple CO

Amidst this tournament's second round of deal negotiations, Robeebee claimed that the day before, he visited a psychic who predicted he'd win $120,000. His opponent Maison Close played Scully to his Mulder, offering a dose of healthy skepticism. Robeebee: i got fortune teller te...more

by Kristin Bihr on January 25, 2015 3:31 PM

Rapinder Cheema wins UKIPT5 London Main Event and £78,825

Season 5's London UKIPT has just been played to a winner and Rapinder Cheema is the man who felled all rival contenders to claim the title here at The Hippodrome Casino London.After defeating Fernando Marin heads-up and collecting the £78,825 first place prize money(after a deal ...more

by Rod Stirzaker on January 25, 2015 3:15 PM

TCOOP 2015: shipitpapa ships the knockout title in Event #16 ($320 NLHE Turb

While the top prize in Event #16 was a five-figure number, shipitpapa managed to ship a six-figure payday from the tournament. In addition to winning $76,972.82 for besting a field of 4,193 players, shipitpapa collected $25,099.59 in bounties throughout the five-hour tournament.T...more

by Alex Villegas on January 25, 2015 3:01 PM

TCOOP 2015: Two hours' work nets Tiago_Dias19 $84K in Event #15, $215 NLHE (

TCOOP is the series for lovers of fast-paced poker tournaments, no doubt, but even among them there's a subset of players who want even faster action when there are tens of thousands of dollars on the line. The kind of jet-setters who don't have six hours to spend every time they...more

by Jason Kirk on January 25, 2015 12:14 PM

TCOOP 2015: Michael "SilentPurple" MacHugh tops Yuri "theNERDguy" Martins to

The final tables of these TCOOP events fly by so quickly -- thanks to the "turbo" format and its rapidly increasing levels -- there often isn't a lot of time for players to discuss deals as are otherwise common at the conclusions of many 'COOP events. Sometimes they do manage to...more

by Martin Harris on January 25, 2015 9:53 AM

Live Tournament Coverage

2015 TCOOP

The PokerStars Turbo Championship is underway with $15 million in guaranteed prize money. Get your share before it's too late!

UKIPT London

Congratulations to Rapinder Cheema, winner of UKIPT5 London and £78,825

Aussie Millions

Aussie Millions Main Event Day 1b
Level 3: Blinds 100-200, ante 25
155 entrants