The PokerStars World Series of Online Poker (WCOOP) has hit the Main Event stage and the big names like Andre Akkari, Parker Talbot and Mustapha Kanit will be racing for the $1,665,962 top prize. Prize pool contains more than $11.8 million and the participants are obligated to pay the $5,000 entry fee.
Besides Akkari, Kanit and Talbot there are some contestants like Phil Galfond and Team PokerStars Online player Fintan ‘EasyWithAces’ Hand who could stage a surprise.
There were over 2,200 entries booked on day 2, which means that $10 million guarantee Main Event was already smashed.
Also, there was a turbo NLHE event and it had 219 entries booked. Mike Leah won the event and along with all other victories he achieved online, it is estimated that he earned over $3.6 million. On the road, he won over $7.8 million which combined with his online victories brought him more than $12 million altogether.
In the Six-Max PLO Event on PokerStars, Ben Tollerene won the £840,000 prize. Besides him, 23 more players are remaining fighting for the $10,000-entry event prize.