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Titan Poker Players claim European Championship Of Online Poker Bracelets And A Share Of Over $4.7M In Prizes.

ECOOP III Titan Poker

Avid poker players at popular online poker room Titan Poker won big cash prizes and presigious jewelled bracelets as the European Championship of Online Poker (ECOOP III) drew to a close after fourteen exciting poker tournaments.

A total of $4,717,900 was awarded to winning poker players during the 14 events, nearly $600,000 more than the $4.15 Million that was guaranteed in prizes at ECOOP III.

The thrilling ECOOP III ended on Sunday, December 7th, with winners of each of the 14 ECOOP events being awarded a prestigious ECOOP bracelet. All 14 bracelets are made of 18 carat gold. The Main Event bracelet (pictured) features a total of 69 precious stones: 33 Rubies, 20 Black Diamonds, and 16 White Diamonds!

The series concluded with a $1,500,000 No Limit Texas Hold'em Main Event, which was won by player Intruder123, who took home a grand prize of $315,000. Second place finisher at this final tournament was player piccajo with a prize of $165,000, and third place went to player jornxx, who won $120,000 prize.

After the online tournament, which lasted over 15 hours, player jornxx said he was "happy with his winnings" and vowed to continue to play poker online at Titan Poker and "win some more."

Players from Titan Poker won 4 ECOOP III bracelets during the series. Italian hairdresser Lorenzo Savallo, kick started the winning tide with his $24,518 success at the ECOOP #2 $100,000 GP. Three days later, young Canadian player 'ch0ppy' followed suite with prize winnings of $91,770 after a hard-won triumph at the ECOOP #5 $350,000 GP event.

Talented Titan Poker player Jochum Weenik (see winners page on Titan Poker website), 22, from the Netherlands, won a $100,000 first prize at the ECOOP III #7 $500,000 GP event.

A fourth ECOOP III bracelet was won by player dfabio, who took home $59,400 when he beat out 899 players in ECOOP III Event number 10, a No Limit Texas Hold'em Freezeout tournament with six-player tables.

Titan Poker's first ECOOP, which was staged last December, saw online players competing over 10 days for their share of $2.5 Million in cash prizes. ECOOP II followed in May this year with a grand total of $3,600,000 in guaranteed prizes over 10 nights of tournament action.

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