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Universal Championship of Poker

The Universal Championship of Poker sees a fortnight of guaranteed tournaments from 10th - 24th September in a bid to find a player worthy of the title ‘The Greatest Poker Player in the Universe’.

With more than 50 events, including a €75K guaranteed Main Event, players will be competing on a leaderboard to take away the first-place prize of €5,000, along with their title and the matching trophy.

To earn points and climb the board, the formula is:

 •  Tournament buy-in amount * (total entrants / your finishing place in the tournament)

Players looking to stream their progress on Twitch, YouTube or Facebook Live will also be entered into an additional €5,000 ‘Great Players’ leaderboard, with several ways of earning points:

 •  Players must tweet @ThrillOfPoker with a link to their stream

 •  Player’s poker alias and poker room must be clearly visible

 •  Stream must be publicly accessible worldwide

 •  Recorded stream must be accessible after the event has completed

Most interesting daily stream = 250 points

 •  A discretionary prize awarded by MPN to the most exciting stream each day

Final table bonus = 50 points

 •  Awarded to players who stream a final table, this can be won once per each event final table streamed


Greatest Poker Player in the Universe Leaderboard

Great Players Leaderboard

  1. The promotion runs from September 10th until September 24th.
  2. We reserve the right to cancel or amend any instance of any network tournament at any time.
  3. No alternative prizes will be offered.
  4. You may not create more than one account with your poker room. If you do, you will forfeit all prizes and you risk closure of all your accounts.
  5. If you collude or otherwise behave unethically at any time, you will forfeit all prizes and you risk closure of your account.
  6. We reserve the right to withdraw the promotion at any time.
  7. In addition to these rules, all of the normal network rules and your poker room’s Terms and Conditions also apply.
  8. Only Events 1 to 58 and the Main Event of the Universal Championship of Poker count towards the Greatest Poker Player in the Universe leaderboard and the Great Players leaderboard. For the sake of clarity, no satellites count towards the leaderboard.
  9. Because there can only be one Greatest Poker Player in the Universe, in case of a tie for first place, the winner will be the player who won most money in UCOP. In case there is a tie for any other leader board position, the prizes will be divided equally amount the tied players.
  10. Because great players make their opponents welcome, if you use the chat to abuse your opponents at any time during UCOP, you may be disqualified from the Greatest Poker Player in the Universe and/or the Great Players promotion.
  11. If you win the Greatest Poker Player in the Universe title, you consent to MPN and your poker room to use of your real name, location (city/country), likeness, and other publicly available information about you. The aforementioned items may be used in any media for marketing and publicity campaigns relating to UCOP.
  12. Leaderboard prizes will be awarded by 23:59 GMT on 2 October 2017.
  13. All general Grosvenor terms and conditions apply.

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