PokerStars today announced a new Championship of Online Poker tournament that brings together poker players from France, Spain, and Portugal to compete for a guaranteed prize pool of €10 million as well as three Platinum Passes to the PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC), each worth $30,000. The Southern Europe Championship of Online Poker (SECOOP), which will take place from October 28 to November 12, will feature 149 events with buy-ins starting from just €5.
Key tournament highlights include the €250 Main Event on November 11 with a €1 million guarantee, and two Sunday Special tournaments on October 28 and November 4 with guarantees of €300,000 and €350,000, respectively.
Players (excluding those in Portugal) will also be able to vie for a total of three PSPC Platinum Passes, which will be awarded across the SECOOP Challenge and daily leader boards.
Players will receive an SECOOP Challenge stamp for each day during which they participate in at least one SECOOP tournament. Players will receive a ticket to a freeroll with the chance to win a Platinum Pass for collecting four stamps, and can collect a second freeroll ticket for collecting eight. The freerolls will take place on November 18 at 20:00 and 20:15 CET.
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