PokerStars’ most prestigious online series, the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), has awarded a record-breaking $104.7 million across 20 days of top tournament action.
The series surpassed its $75 million guarantee by almost $30 million when more than 1.2 million total entries pushed the prize pool into history books. The WCOOP record was previously held by last year’s series, which generated a prize-pool of over $99 million.
New UFC themed tournaments awarded four packages worth $3,500, alongside big money prizes, to UFC® 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz in New York, where Ambassador Johnny Walker will be in action The Main Event High is still running, with $1.6 million up for grabs for first place.
They operates the world’s most popular online poker sites, serving the global poker community. Since it launched in 2001, it has become the first choice of players all over the world, with more daily tournaments than anywhere else and with the best online security. More than 200 billion hands have been dealt, which is more than any other site.
The Stars Group owns or licenses gaming and related consumer businesses and brands, including PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, FOX Bet, Full Tilt, Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo, Sky Poker and BetEasy as well as live poker tour and event brands, including the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship, European Poker Tour, PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, Latin American Poker Tour, Asia Pacific Poker Tour, PokerStars Festival and PokerStars MEGASTACK.
The Stars Group is one of the world’s most licensed online gaming operators with its subsidiaries collectively holding licenses or approvals in 21 jurisdictions throughout the world, including in Europe, Australia, and the Americas.