2018 WCOOP To Kick Off on September 2nd

Published on August 2nd, 2018 9:14 pm EST

The Pokerstars World Championship of Online Poker is back for the 2018 edition.  Get ready!Pokerstars is still the 800 pound gorilla of the online poker industry, despite the best efforts of sites like partypoker to cut the gap.

This is no more apparent than in the 2018 WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker), where Pokerstars is guaranteeing an astonishing $116 million in total prize money.

On top of all that, Pokerstars is also giving out six Platinum Passes over the course of the event, each of which is worth $30,000. These Passes will gain you entrance to the $25,000 Pokerstars Players No Limit Hold'em Championship (PSPC) at the 2019 PCA, as well as accommodation at the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort and travel expenses.


There are a total of 61 events on this year's WCOOP calendar. Each event will be comprised of a Low, Medium and High buy-in tournament.

For instance, WCOOP-2, which is a standard No Limit Hold'em event, will have a Low tournament with a buy-in of $11, a Medium tournament with a buy-in of $109, as well as a High tournament with a buy-in of $1,050. The tournaments will have guarantees of $100,000, $300,000 and $500,000, respectively.

The main event, which gets underway at 13:00 ET on September 16th, will feature a Low tournament with a buy-in of $55, as well as a High tournament with a buy-in of $5,200. The $5,200 buy-in main event will have a total guaranteed prize pool of $5 million.

The highest buy-in event of the tournament series will be WCOOP-16-H, which will be a High Roller Pot Limit Omaha event with a buy-in of $25,000.


This year's WCOOP kicks off on September 2nd and will run until September 17th.

For the full WCOOP schedule, please visit the link below:

Source: Pokerstars.com - 2018 Pokerstars WCOOP Schedule


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