December 14, 2008 (InfoPowa News) — Avid poker players at online poker room Titan Poker won huge 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 series concluded with a $1,500,000 No Limit Texas Hold'em Main Event, which was won by player Intruder123, who took home a prize of $315,000. Second place at this final tournament was player piccajo with a prize of $165,000, and third place went to player jornxx, who won $120,000.
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 at www.titanpoker.com and "win some more."
Players from TitanPoker.com 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.
Talented Titan Poker player Jochum Weenik, 22, from the Netherlands, won a $100,000 first prize at the ECOOP III #7 $500,000 GP.
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 event with six-player tables.
Titan Poker's first ECOOP, which was staged last December, saw players competing over ten days for their share of $2,500,000 in cash prizes. ECOOP II followed in May this year with a grand total of $3,600,000 in guaranteed prizes over ten nights of tournament play.
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