The Microgaming Poker Network, which is more commonly known as MPN recently announced on its website, www.microgaming.co.uk that the Universal Championship of Poker (UCOP) was getting underway this past Sunday, Sept. 9 and running right through Sunday, Sept. 23.
So, there is bigger news. Recently, they announce the details for this month’s competition. Furthermore, this will be MPN’s biggest tournament ever. Overall, there are 88 events at over 360 satellites during the two-week time frame. There will be a guaranteed one million euro in prize money up for grabs over the course of this Microgaming poker event.
When Does The Universal Championship of Poker Returns to Microgaming?
Indeed, there are notable UCOP satellites. For the final day, you can participate in 100-seat Mega Feeder to the Main Event worth 22,000 euro. There is also a weekly Monster Rebuy as a direct feeder to the Main Event. This will directly register all winners into the UCOP Main Event that features 110,000 euro in prize money.
Players are permitted to enter at least 10 UCOP satellites with a buy-in of 11 euro up to Sept. 23 for a chance to win a ticket to the UCOP Main Event Freeroll. Offering the highest single payout prize pool in the history of UCOP, the Main Event offers 100,000 euro guaranteed.
Yes, there is a lot of prize money at stake. Ultimately, this attracts some of the best Microgaming poker players in the world. More specifically, it attracts the prestigious title of the ‘best of the best’ is also on the line. The winner that does go on to take the top spot on the UCOP leaderboard at the end of the tournament will be crowned the “Greatest Poker Player in the Universe.” This prestigious title also comes with a custom trophy, 3000 euro in cash and two MPN Poker Tour packages known as MPNPT.
Yes, the prize package consists of entry into the main event. Additionally, it includes one side event on the tour. Furthermore, this also includes accommodations and travel expenses for the winner and their quest. As described in the event listing on the Microgaming website, “The winner will also get a chance to experience the unique and friendly atmosphere at MPN events, including incredible player parties and luxury VIP activities hosted in some of the most beautiful cities Europe has to offer.”
Microgaming’s UCOP continues to go from strength to strength
Indeed, Alex Scott holds the title of Managing Director of Poker at Microgaming. Recently, he goes on record in a press release. Furthermore, he says “UCOP continues to go from strength to strength. After that, he goes onto say and with one million euro guaranteed. Ultimately, we will be offering the biggest event series in the MPN’s history this September. We’ll be glued to our screens, watching the players who will be streaming the events live. We look forward to seeing the drama unfold over the coming weeks.”
Full details of this special UCOP event can be found at www.mpn.poker under the section Promotions for the Universal Championship of Poker. This is just one of the many promotions that the MPN Poker Tour runs throughout the year. Right now on the site is the 10,000 euro new player freeroll promotion and Bad Beat Jackpot.