Universal Championship of Poker (Sept 10–24)

August 28, 2017 by  
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Being a world champion must be a great feeling, but what about winning the Universal Championship of Poker (UCOP) and being awarded the title of Greatest Poker Player in the Universe? Take part in UCOP, which is held between 10-24 September, and you could find out.

There’s also the matter of a guaranteed €750,000 in prizes for the tournament series, €5,000 for the eventual winner and, as a bonus prize exclusive to 32Red players, a fantastic €1,500 MPN Poker Tour package will be added!

Universal Championship of Poker 2017 Schedule

Note that as well as a main UCOP €10,000 leaderboard on which you can follow your progress throughout the fortnight, there is also a €5,000 leaderboard that features an important UCOP element – ‘streaming’ events to promote the game.

Universal Championship of Poker 2017 Leaderboard Prizes

Winning the coveted title of Greatest Poker Player in the Universe is more than making a few good results in tournaments – you’ll also need to be a worthy poker ambassador, so valuable extra points can be earned by streaming your UCOP play on Twitch, YouTube or Facebook Live. 100 points are awarded for each event streamed, as well as 250 points for the most interesting daily stream and 50 for each final table you broadcast.

Universal Championship of Poker 2017 Leaderboard Prizes

So, there you have it. The Universal Championship of Poker is a terrific opportunity to win prize money in a series of great value tournaments and to share your experience as you battle it out for the ultimate poker title. The Greatest Poker Player in the Universe – it could be you!

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2nd Universal Championship of Poker

September 1, 2016 by  
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We all know people who claim to be the best at something – the lowest golf handicap at work, the best tennis player, the fastest, fittest, the would-be ‘Boss’ of the regular home poker game… Now you have the chance to beat them all because at 32Red Poker we’re hosting the 2nd Universal Championship of Poker (UCOP II), 4-11 September 2016. Yes, that’s right – not the world, the universe.

And the winner will earn the title of being The Greatest Poker Player in the Universe which, we think you’ll agree, is a pretty decent claim to fame. The eventual UCOP II champion will also get a trophy to place proudly on the mantelpiece or the office desk, and then there’s the €10,000 1st prize!

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You’ll be able to keep up to date with your progress in the quest to rule the (poker) universe via our special Leaderboard. But UCOP II isn’t just a test of your poker ability, although with €500,000 in guaranteed prizes on offer in the series of events – which will feature various formats and tournament types to suit all tastes – it’s well worth getting involved in the cut and thrust of the competitive aspect. Points toward the leaderboard will be awarded for a range of other, very important factors that should be taken into account when bestowing on someone the title of the Greatest.

Of course cashing in tournaments is important, as is consistency and all-round flexibility in terms of being able to play more than just one variant, but other qualities will be rewarded, such as streaming the game online using Twitch, sharing your UCOP II experience with your Twitter followers, and so on. Simply tweeting a screenshot of yourself playing UCOP II using the hashtag #UCOP will move you up the Leaderboard, for example! Success in competition is one thing, but The Greatest should also promote this fantastic game whenever possible.

It’s going to be a fascinating week or so during UCOP II as all kinds of poker fans battle it out to earn the coveted title and a cool €10K – if you’ve yet to embrace Twitch or you’ve not got around to sharing the fun roller-coaster experience that is online poker via social media, then now is the time to spread your wings and get involved. It may well lead you to the enviable accolade of The Greatest Poker Player in the Universe and a juicy boost to your bankroll.

To win your way into the numerous events via our bankroll-friendly satellite structure simply go to Tournaments > Special in the Poker Lobby. Good luck, have fun, and may the poker force be with you!

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