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Updated: 4th September 2009 Written by / Promotion Poker

Americas Cup of Poker PokerSTARS - Americas Cup of Poker - ACOP, is a series of daily freeroll, $0.20 and $5.50 tournaments which takes place at PokerStars from the 27th July - 16th August 2009. Poker players from North and South America can enter these freerolls, players from around the world can also participate as wildcards to win for their country.

The qualifiers will determine which Eight teams will head to Argentina to play in a live tournament with a prize pool of $250,000

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PokerStars Americas Cup of Poker - ACOP

Poker players from the 13 listed countries of North and South America can help their country get to the live event in Argentina at a ski resort in Bariloche. Earn points for your country by playing the daily freerolls and ($0.20 or $5.50) tournaments. Once the Group stages have completed the top two countries from each group (A,B,C and D) will get to the live final event in Argentina.

  • USA
  • Mexico
  • Ecuador
  • Canada
  • Colombia
  • Uruguay
  • Chile
  • Venezuela
  • Peru
  • Costa Rica
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Paraguay.

If you're not from one of the countries above you can still enter as a wildcard. There are three freeroll tournaments taking place daily at 21:00 ET between 24th - 26th July 2009. The freeroll winners will determine which three countries will become wildcards and that country will be added to the group stages allowing their whole country to participate. You can find these PokerStars freerolls in the lobby by clicking on the Tourney tab then Regional.

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Americas Cup of Poker Group Stages

Group A (USA, Mexico, Ecuador and Wildcard 1)

Round 1
USA verses Ecuador
Mexico verses Wildcard 1

Dates: Daily 27th July  - 2nd August 2009
Freeroll: 20:30 ET
$0.20: 21:00 ET
$5.50: 21:30 ET

Round 2
USA verses Wildcard 1
Mexico verses Ecuador

Dates: Daily 3rd -9th August 2009
Freeroll: 20:30 ET
$0.20: 21:00 ET
$5.50: 21:30 ET

Round 3
USA verses Mexico
Ecuador verses Wildcard 1

Dates: Daily 10th - 16th August 2009
Freeroll: 20:30 ET
$0.20: 21:00 ET
$5.50: 21:30 ET

Group B (Canada, Columbia, Uruguay and Wildcard 2)

Round 1
Canada verses Uruguay
Uruguay verses Colombia

Dates: Daily 27th July  - 2nd August 2009
Freeroll: 20:30 ET
$0.20: 21:00 ET
$5.50: 21:30 ET

Round 2
Canada verses Wildcard 2
Uruguay verses Colombia

Dates: Daily 3rd -9th August 2009
Freeroll: 20:30 ET
$0.20: 21:00 ET
$5.50: 21:30 ET

Round 3
Canada verses Columbia
Uruguay verses Wildcard 2

Dates: Daily 10th - 16th August 2009
Freeroll: 20:30 ET
$0.20: 21:00 ET
$5.50: 21:30 ET

Group C (Chile, Venezuela, Peru and Costa Rica)

Round 1
Chile verses Venezuela
Peru verses Costa Rica

Dates: Daily 27th July  - 2nd August 2009
Freeroll: 21:00 ET
$0.20: 21:30 ET
$5.50: 22:00 ET

Round 2
Chile verses Costa Rica
Peru verses Venezuela

Dates: Daily 3rd -9th August 2009
Freeroll: 21:00 ET
$0.20: 21:30 ET
$5.50: 22:00 ET

Round 3
Chile verses Peru
Venezuela verses Costa Rica

Dates: Daily 10th - 16th August 2009
Freeroll: 21:00 ET
$0.20: 21:30 ET
$5.50: 22:00 ET

Group D (Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and a Wildcard 3)

Round 1
Brazil verses Paraguay
Argentina verses Wildcard 3

Dates: Daily 27th July  - 2nd August 2009
Freeroll: 21:00 ET
$0.20: 21:30 ET
$5.50: 22:00 ET

Round 2
Brazil verses Wildcard 3
Argentina verses Paraguay

Dates: Daily 3rd -9th August 2009
Freeroll: 21:00 ET
$0.20: 21:30 ET
$5.50: 22:00 ET

Round 3
Brazil verses Argentina
Paraguay verses Wildcard 3

Dates: Daily 10th - 16th August 2009
Freeroll: 21:00 ET
$0.20: 21:30 ET
$5.50: 22:00 ET

Americas Cup of Poker Final (Live Event)

The Top 100 finishers in each group stage tournament will earn points for their country, the two countries with the most points earned from each group will make up the eight teams who will go to the final live event in Argentina. Each team will consist of five players, those who earned the most points for their country during the group stages. PokerStars will be adding one member from the PokerStars Pro Team to each eight qualifying teams.

Americas Cup of Poker final Payout

  1. $100,000
  2. $60,000
  3. $30,000
  4. $20,000
  5. $10,000
  6. $10,000
  7. $10,000
  8. $10,000


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