Online Poker Events Winter 2015

Poker Events Winter 2015While you are stuck indoors this winter, there are some great online poker events to keep you occupied. These range from single day events through to 2-week long mini-festivals involving tournaments with big prize pools and many different structures.

This page gives you a flavour of what is going on at many of the biggest online poker sites.

Winter Poker Events Online for US Players:

There are two notable events at offshore US poker sites Carbon and America’s Cardroom (ACR).

Carbon has a new concept with ‘Megastacks’ running on Sunday the 18th of January. There are different buy-in levels, and $100,000 in combined guarantees. What is different with this event is that you get 15,000 starting chips – that’s a lot of play for your money!

In early Feb, COPs returns. This is the main tournament event which Carbon hold – on average there is one every 3 months. With millions in guarantees and a long list of small to mid buy-in games, there are plenty of opportunities to grab yourself a big score. The dates for your diary are the 8th through to the 22nd of February 2015. Check out the schedule over at

February also sees the 2nd $1,000,000 guaranteed poker tournament available to US players since the crack-down of Black Friday. This is at America’s Cardroom, and runs on the 22nd of the month. There are satellite qualifiers running right now or you can buy-in direct for $530. ACR also have excellent regular promotions. I recommend checking out ‘Sit N Crush’ and ‘The Beast’ in particular. See for the latest deals.

Winter Poker Events for International Players:

The big international sites compete with each other intensively when it comes to online events. There is one running right now at Fulll Tilt Poker, who host the smaller buy-in ‘Mini-FTOPs’ through to the 18th of January. This is the same as their main FTOPS events, only with buy-ins at 10% of the original (from $5 through to $50). Expect big fields and huge prize pools.

PokerStars red spade logoAfter this there is the giant-sized TCOOP (Turbo Championship of Online Poker) to look forward to at PokerStars. This runs from the 22nd of January through to the 1st of February. All the events (and there are some big buy-ins) are turbo speed, these include Zoom games, 2x and 3x Turbo rebuys and many poker formats and table sizes too.

There are 3 tiers for players of different bankroll sizes, making this even accessible to all players. You’ll also find a lot of satellite qualifiers running for seats in the big prize events. With $15,000,000 in total prizes, there is career-changing money available for the winners of these tournaments.

Join with marketing code PSP3108, then use bonus code STARS600 up to 3 times (total $600) at PokerStars to get your bankroll off to the best possible start. See the TCOOP schedule and satellites at now!

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