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The VIP Club Blast Off at PokerStars

PokerStars VIP Club Blast Off
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The New Year is a time of beginning, starting over, promises of better times, goal setting. Along with New Year should also come choices and that's exactly what PokerStars is giving you, their valuable player, with the PokerStars VIP Club Blast Off.

You've heard about the Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP), right? The TCOOP is running 10 full days from January 19th-29th and all VIP Club players from all levels can buy seats at discounted rates in the VIP Store. The higher your status, the better the deal you are going to find. Look for over 100 items that will be offered at a discount in the store from the 4th of January until the end of the month.

Find the TCOOP tickets in the 'Online Tournament Tickets' of the VIP Store. Hurry for your TCOOP tickets as the amount in stock are limited and only one of each discounted ticket offered is allowed.

VIP Ring Game Happy Hours will be running from January 2nd-29th, during which you can earn 50 percent more VPPs and FPPs. Playing your favorite, real money game during the following Happy Hours will earn extra points.

  • January 2-8: 04:00 ET
  • January 9- 15: 10:00 ET
  • January 16-22: 16:00 ET
  • January 23-29: 22:00 ET

Play for the Pace Bonus. Supernova and PlatinumStar VIPS will pick up a cash bonus the following month - based on the VPPs earned in January. Players' accounts will have the Pace Bonus applied before February 1st, 2012, at 12:00 ET. The bonus must be cleared in full by 23:59 ET on February 29th.

Look for Special VIP Tournaments where you'll find extra prizes. The weekly $30,000 VIP Tournament that runs every Saturday in January at 14:30 ET with a buy-in of 100 FPPs for the SilverStar and higher VIPs will find added prizes on top of the prize pool. The prizes are great each week. The winner will also take home a Citizen watch, and all the final table players also receive Shure headphones - week 1; customized leather wallet - week 2; Oakley sunglasses - week 3; and a Logitech Optical Mouse - week 4.

The monthly $100,000 VIP Tournament is part of the VIP Club Blast Off. The tournament kicks off on Saturday, January 28th at 15:00 ET and GoldStar and higher VIPS have a FREE seat; SilverStar VIPS can satellite in. The winner of the $100,000 VIP Tournament will go home with a Tag Heuer watch and final table players will all receive a pair of Porsche sunglasses.

And who can forget the quarterly VIP Tournaments for Supernova and Supernova Elite VIPS? Each tournament has a $1,000,000 prize pool with the next one running on February 11th. There are special satellites for GoldStar and PlatinumStar VIPS - find them in the lobby under 'Tourney' >'VIP' >'All.'

SilverStar and higher VIPs can qualify for TCOOP events through January. Turn some of your FPPs in to play for some big TCOOP prizes and make the move forward to advance your poker playing career. To find the VIP TCOOP Satellites, look in the PokerStars Lobby under 'Tourney'>>'VIP'>> 'All' tab to see the VIP Satellites.

There's a lot waiting for you at PokerStars - start your New Year off right!

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