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WCOOP Super High Roller: Mike "Timex" McDonald Leads Final 8

Tags: Mike McDonald, super high roller, Timex, WCOOP
Posted on 21 September 2015 by "T".

Despite the massive buy-in of $51,000, 46 people from all over the globe entered the 2015 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) Super High Roller. The tournament, which is the biggest buy-in event in online poker history, concluded with eight players after several hours of play on Sunday.

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PokerStars' December Festival: $27 Million Up For Grabs!

Tags: christmas 2013, pokerstars, pokerstars christmas, pokerstars december festival, WCOOP
Posted on 28 November 2013 by "T".

Are you tired of the cold and want to spend Christmas sipping cocktails in the sun on a paradise island in the Caribbean? Maybe you want to be able to finally afford the car of your dreams and enter Las Vegas via the Interstate 15 from California at night?!? Whatever your dreams might be, you can make them come true in December on PokerStars!

A total of $27,000,000 is at stake on PokerStars during the month of December! Starting this Sunday (December 1), old favourites such as Golden Sit & Go's and Milestone hands will return along with some new promotions, including the brand new WCOOP Challenge Series ($10,000,000 guaranteed) and December Mission Week.

There are tournaments to cater for all bankrolls and cheap satellites are running around the clock. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity! This can be the best (and wealthiest) Christmas of your life! Good luck and may the flop be with you!


22 year old takes home WCOOP 2013 Main Event

Tags: main event, PlayinWasted, pokerstars, wcoop
Posted on 02 October 2013 by "M".

pokerstarsThe WCOOP 2013 Main Event concluded with three German players in the top. With a buy-in of $5,200, 2,133 players and a total prize pool of  $10,665,000.00, the germanic top three all earned +$1 million from the 26 hour main event battle.

The winner of the event was a player called PlayinWasted who, according to several sources, is just 22 years old and used to play low cash stakes not longer than two years ago.
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WCOOP 2012 has Started! Only 1 Day Left to Claim Your Reload Bonus!

Tags: 2012 wcoop, pokerstars, reload bonus, wcoop, world championship of online poker
Posted on 03 September 2012 by "T".

The 2012 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) kicked off yesterday and will continue until September 23, with 65 events and an overall guaranteed prize pool of $30,000,000! The buy-ins range from $215 to $10,300 and there are cheap satellites running around the clock to all the remaining 63 events. This means that it doesn't have to cost more than a few dollars to take a shot at the big tournaments where some serious cash is up for grabs!

Is your account balance 0 on PokerStars? Then you should check out the 20% Reload Bonus up to $100 before making your next deposit. The bonus is available until 23:59 ET on September 4 and you'll have 45 days to clear the bonus. Click here for more info.



Liv Boeree won WCOOP 2nd Chance ($40,448)

Tags: liv boeree, pokerstars, wcoop
Posted on 13 September 2011 by "T".

Last Sunday the Team PokerStars Pro Liv Boeree, from UK, took home the World Championship of Online Poker 2nd chance $109 NLHE tournament. Not less than 2,528 players took part in the tournament and for the win Boeree received $40,448. 

"Won it!!! Just took down the #WCOOP 2nd chance $100 tourney for $40,448. I love online poker.", Boeree wrote on her Twitter after the win.

Boeree has been running pretty well in online tournaments at PokerStars this year. In February, for example, she won the Sunday Warm-up and laid hands on $147,780. However, her most notable and biggest win so far in her career was at the 2010 EPT San Remo when she took down the Main Event for amazing €1,2500,000!



WCOOP - Main Event: Tyson Marks wins the biggest cash prize ever ($2.2 million)

Tags: Alex Kravchenko, Main Event, pokerstars, potterpoker, tyson marks, WCOOP
Posted on 29 September 2010 by "T".

PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker is now in the books after that the Main Event and the High Roller event finished early yesterday morning. What an amazing ending the 2010 WCOOP got! Tyson "POTTERPOKER" Marks won the Main Event and took home the biggest cash prize in the history of online tournament poker ($2,278,097) and Alex "Kravchencko" Kravchenko, the russian poker pro who finished in 4th place in the 2007 WSOP Main Event, took home the Eight Game High Roller event ($345,800) after a very exciting final table which included quite a few notables.

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"tbvle" wins the 50 billionth hand ($56,140) at PokerStars

Tags: 50 billionth hand, deposit bonus, PokerStars, promotion, wcoop
Posted on 23 September 2010 by "T".

After weeks of buildup and handing out prizes for every millionth hand since 49.7 billion, the 50 billionth hand has been dealt at PokerStars. It happened at 10:37 a.m. EDT Wednesday when there were 220,000 players on the site playing on 33,000 tables.

The 50th billionth hands was played on a table named Ornamenta ($,02/ $.05) and the winner of the hand was a player with the nickname "tbvle". For winning the hand he received $56,140 and the other players at the table received between $2,990 and $3,070 - depending on how many VIP points they have earned the previous 50 hands. But that's not all, all players received a $5,200 WCOOP Main Event ticket as well. It must have been an amazing feeling for these players, who were playing for peanuts, to win so much money.



WCOOP: ex-World Champion Greg Raymer places high in 2 events

Tags: 2010, grey raymer, main event, wcoop, world champion, wsop
Posted on 15 September 2010 by "T".

Greg "Fossilman" Raymer, the 2004 WSOP Main Event champ, has been doing very well so far in PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker. He ended up in 13th place in event #25 for $4,000 and made it all the way to the final table in event #27 where he got knocked out in 3rd place ($10,000). It will be interesting to see if any other big names will have as big success in 2010 WCOOP as Greg Raymer.

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PokerStars - WCOOP: Three-way deal in 2 events

Tags: bonus, free money, pokerstars, wcoop
Posted on 14 September 2010 by "T".

WCOOP Event #22, a two-day tournament, was finalized this noon. The three last men standing in the tournament had even stacks and quickly agreed on making a deal. All of them walked away with a big piece each from the $3 million+ prize pool.

In Event #23, which finished last night, a three-way deal was made as well. However, there wasn't as much money up for grabs in this event as in Event #22.

A big congratulations to all the players who made it to the final table in both these events!

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WCOOP - Main Event: "Jovial Gent" wins $1,715,200

Tags: evgeniy Jovial Gent Timoshenko, main event, pokerstars, reddeevil, Udon Wannit, wcoop
Posted on 22 September 2009 by "T".

2009 World Championship of Online Poker has now come to an end as its last and most prestige full event has been played - The Main Event with a $10,000,000 guarantee. The Main Event of WCOOP started last Sunday. 2144 players signed up for the tournament by paying the buy-in of $5200, or winning a seat through one of many Main Event satellites. Out of those 2144 players, 178 made it to Day 2 of the tournament that was played yesterday (Monday).

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WCOOP - Main Event: Day 1 report

Tags: j.c. tran, pokerstars, wcoop, world championship of online poker
Posted on 21 September 2009 by "T".

Day 1 of PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker started yesterday. Even though the buy-in was as high as $5200 the tournament still attracted a big starting field. 2144 players signed up for the WCOOP Main Event, many of them won their seat through satellites starting from just a few dollars. Thanks to that so many people took part in the tournament the prize pool became greater than the $10,000,000 guaranteed by PokerStars.

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PokerStars: WCOOP bigger than Wimledon and the PGA tour

Tags: PGA tour, pokerstars, wcoop, wimbledon
Posted on 09 September 2009 by "T".

PokerStars 'World Championship of Online Poker' is just getting bigger and bigger every year since it started 7 years ago. In this years WCOOP not less than $40,000,000 is guaranteed in 45 events. Not many poker sites in the world other than PokerStars could guarantee these enormous amounts of money within the short time that WCOOP has been running.

Neither the PGA Tour or the ATP-tours biggest tournament 'Wimbledon' comes even close those to these kinds of prize pools. Since the first WCOOP was played, the total prize pool has grown with around 6000%, and probably it will continue increase in future WCOOP tournaments.


Lots of action

Tags: pokerstars, wcoop, world championship of online poker
Posted on 03 September 2009 by "T".

Lately there has been a lot of thing going on in the poker scene. With that I refer to all the big live tournaments such as EPT, WPT, IPT etc that has been played. All the great high stakes action at Full Tilt poker and other poker sites. And when it comes to online poker tournaments, it can't get any better as PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker with a guarantee of $40,000,000 starts in a few hours!

2009 WCOOP kicks off tonight with the following events:

20:30 CET - Event 1: No Limit Holdem - $1,25 million guaranteed
22:30 CET - Event 2: Razz - $200,000 guaranteed

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PokerStars: $40,000,000 guaranteed in WCOOP 2009

Tags: pokerstars, wcoop, wcoop 2009, world championship of online poker
Posted on 04 August 2009 by "T".

It's once again time for World Championship of Online Poker at PokerStars. This year, WCOOP will be bigger than ever before, and PokerStars guarantees $40,000,000 in 45 events, including three High Roller events and the Main Event which has a prize pool of $10,000,000! PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker will start off with 2 tournaments on the 3rd September - No Limit Hold'em ($1,25 million guaranteed) and a Razz tournament ($200k guarantee), and end on the 20th September with the Main Event ($10,000,000 guaranteed). 

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