Deliver Your News to the World Presents ECOOP IV!


Manila – 30th March 2009 --, Asia’s number one online poker room, is pleased to announce that they will be hosting the fourth installment of the ever popular European Championship of Online Poker (ECOOP) tournament series.

A total of $4,550,000 in guaranteed prize money is up for grabs on the virtual tables as the series gets bigger and better every year. ECOOP IV is one of the biggest online tournament series in the world and runs for 14 days with a showpiece event every single day. ECOOP IV tournaments feature lots of variations on the game and will start on May 25 and run through to June 7. The final day will feature the series’ showpiece main event, a mega no limit hold ‘em tournament with a guaranteed prize pool of $1,500,000. The buy-in is set at $1,500+$80.

A spokesman said: “The ECOOP just continues to get bigger and bigger every year. The inaugural ECOOP featured $2,500,000 in guaranteed prize money but in 2009 that has grown to $4,550,000! players seem to do very well in major events and promotions on the iPoker network and we’re not expecting 2009 to be any different!”

Satellites for the ECOOP IV will commence on March 16th and qualification starts from as little as $1. will also be running exclusive freerolls to the ECOOP IV events. There are plenty of other ways to win big money at DafaPoker between now and the ECOOP as well. Along with the poker site’s regular offerings and its top notch and rewarding VIP club, players who register at DafaPoker are eligible for a 200% sign up bonus and daily, weekly, and monthly freerolls. recently ran a huge $400,000 rake race in February which took place across the entire iPoker network. DafaPoker player ‘poker813’ came out on top and was awarded $20,000 for his efforts.

See for the complete ECOOP IV tournament and satellite schedule and other details.

NOTES TO EDITORS is Asia’s No. 1 online poker room and offers a wide variety of online poker games such as No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em, Omaha, Omaha Hi-Lo and other popular Chinese poker games such as 13 Cards, Doudizhu and Big 2.It is powered by Playtech, the largest gaming software provider in the world and is part of the iPoker Network, the largest poker network in the industry. is a subsidiary of AsianLogic. AsianLogic is a leading online and land-based gaming company focusing on the Asia-Pacific markets. The Company is listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange (AIM: ALOG). AsianLogic owns and operates eight online casino brands and two online poker rooms as well as land-based sportsbook operations through its MegaSportsWorld brand. It is a specialist in Asia-specific games such as Mahjong, Cho-Da-Di, Do-Di-Zhu and 13 Card Poker. The Company owns and operates the Asian Poker Tour. The Company also maintains a corporate advisory team specialising in the gaming sector which is an active investor in gaming-related businesses as well as providing consultancy and analytical services. AsianLogic enjoys strong commercial relationships with leading gaming providers including Playtech, ID Games and LVS. Founded as ESL in 2002, AsianLogic employs over 300 employees, the majority of whom are based in the Philippines.

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