PokerStars prestigious online series called the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) was awarded $104.7 million for 20 days of top action. The series beat its $75 million guarantee by nearly $30 million. The WCOOP record had been previously held by last years series which generated more than $99 million.
There were about 1 219 969 entries this year and the prize pool totalled around $104 733 898. $11.18 million was awarded during the Main Event High which was the biggest COOP Main Event since 2010. New UFC themed tournaments gave four packages which are believed to be worth $3500.
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PokerStars operate the World’s most popular poker websites and serve the Global poker community. Since launching back in 2001, it has gone on to become one of the first choice of players world-wide. It hosts more daily tournaments than anywhere else and has the best online security. More than 200 billion hands have been dealt on PokerStars.
The Stars Group owns licences gaming and related consumed businesses and brands which include PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, FoxBet, FullTilt, Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo, Sky Poker, BetEasy and live poker and event brands. Stars Group are one of the world’s most licensed online gaming operators and its subsidiaries hold lincenses or approvals in 21 jurisdictions across the world including Europe, Australia and the Americas.