Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP)
Run in April and May, the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) has over $135-million guaranteed in the prize pool. Who wouldn't want to get involved in that?!
Buy-ins start at as little at $2.20 and tournaments produce millionaires. All tournaments in the SCOOP lead up to the final events and players are rewarded handsomely for their places.
Poker players of all levels can take part in the Spin & Go tournaments in the lead up to the SCOOP main events. Players can win entries to the main tables and much more.
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When can I play in the SCOOP?
More information on how to enter and when the next SCOOP will be taking place can be found right HERE
What is PokerStars?
is one of the biggest online poker sites on the web. Founded by Isai Scheinberg and Mark Scheinberg in 2001, PokerStars has grown into a hugely popular name. With its plethora of tournaments and poker styles on offer, it is a massive hit with everyone from casual to professional poker players.
PokerStars is credited with bringing competitive poker to the masses, with Chris Moneymaker going from playing online poker to winning the prestigious World Series of Poker (WSOP) in 2003. That could be you!
What kind of poker does PokerStars offer?
PokerStars has a number of variations of poker available for players:
- Texas hold 'em
- Omaha Hi/Lo (8 or Better)
- Stud Hi/Lo (8 or Better)
- Five-card draw
- 2-7 Triple Draw
- 2-7 Single Draw
- Mixed Hold'em
- Mixed Omaha Hi/Lo
- Triple Stud
- 8-Game Mix
Buy-ins on PokerStars vary depending on the tournament. What makes PokerStars so popular is that even casual poker players have a chance to win big, with a small buy-in to boot.
How to access PokerStars
Players can access PokerStars via their website or mobile apps. The best part is you can take part in the fun no matter where you are in the world.
PokerStars tournament highlights
PokerStars' World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) is seen as the biggest online poker tournament in the world. It is the online equivalent of the World Series of Poker.
The Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) is another big tournament, but is aimed at various levels of poker players, with lower buy-ins than that of WCOOP.
The Sunday Million is also a very popular tournament on PokerStars. It is the world's biggest weekly poker tournament with a prize pool of $1,000,000 guaranteed. Players can win their seats at this tournament by competing in other PokerStars tournaments during the week.
PokerStars offers and promotions
PokerStars has two main deals for new players - deposit bonus and free play (essentially a free bet). Specials and promotions are also run in conjunction with the major tournaments. To take advantage of these promotions, simply register an account and get to playing.