$40,000,000 To Be Guaranteed by PokerstarsPublished on April 18th, 2013 12:23 am EST
The final version of the SCOOP (Spring Championship of Online Poker) 2013 schedule was released by Pokerstars earlier this week.
Pokerstars is guaranteeing a total of $40 million for SCOOP 2013, which is up substantially from the $30 million that they guaranteed last year.
There will be a total of 44 "events" this year, with each event comprising of a low, medium and high buy-in tournament. For instance, the first event of the series (NL Hold'em 6-Max) will feature a $27 buy-in tournament, a $215 buy-in tournament and a $2,100 buy-in tournament.
This year's SCOOP will run from May 12th to May 26th. The first event (NL Hold'em 6-Max) will get underway at 11 am ET on May 12th, while the last event (SCOOP Wrap-Up, 3x Chance, Turbo) will get underway at 17:00 ET on May 26th.
The main event, which will get underway at 14:30 ET on May 26th, will have a total of $6 million in guarantees, spread out over three tournaments:
Main Event (Low), $109, $1 million Guaranteed
Main Event (Medium), $1,050, $2 million Guaranteed
Main Event (High), $10,300, $3 million Guaranteed
There will be a number of new games featured in this year's SCOOP, including PL 5-Card Omaha and PL Courchevel Hi/Lo.
The full schedule can be found below.
Source: Pokerstars.com - SCOOP 2013 Schedule
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