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Calling all Bloggers – The WBCOOP Starts January 24th at PokerStars

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Are you a Blogger? If so then you need to get ready to play online poker in the World Blogger Championship Of Online Poker (WBCOOP) that returns with $58,000 in SCOOP Tickets up for grabs!

January 24th will be the day to leave your blog and get to PokerStars to play in the annual PokerStars WBCOOP event which runs until January 29th with the grand finale – the Main Event on January 30th.  There will be six tournaments running throughout the week as follows:

•    Monday, January 24th - Pot Limit Omaha at 14:00 ET
•    Tuesday, January 25th - No Limit Holdem at 19:00 ET
•    Wednesday, January 26th - Pot Limit Omaha HI/Lo at 22:00 ET
•    Thursday, January 27th - No Limit Holdem at 14:00 ET
•    Friday, January 28th – 8 Game Mix at 17:00 ET
•    Saturday, January 29th - No Limit Holdem at 19:00 ET

The prize pools for all of these events will include $58,000 in Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP*) tickets, so winning could be worth thousands of dollars when you go on to win a SCOOP event! The prizes to be awarded in each event are:

•    1st Place - Two $215 SCOOP Tickets, Two Sunday Million Tickets and one WBCOOP Main Event (ME) Ticket
•    2nd – 9th Place - One $215 SCOOP Ticket and one WBCOOP ME Ticket
•    10th -36th Place - One $33 SCOOP Ticket plus one WBCOOP ME Ticket
•    37th – 63rd Place - One $16.50 SCOOP Ticket and WBCOOP ME Ticket
•    64th – 153rd Place - One $11 SCOOP Ticket and a WBCOOP ME Ticket
•    154th – 200th Place - A WBCOOP ME Ticket

Then the action comes to a head on Sunday, January 30th at 15:00 ET when the WBCOOP Main Event kicks off!  After you win your ticket to play in this big event, register in the PokerStars Lobby under the ‘Tourney and ‘All’ tabs. Then play your cards right in the Main Event and you can walk away with these SCOOP entries:

•    1st Place - SCOOP Tickets worth up to $2,760
•    2nd – 10th Place - Ten SCOOP Tickets valued up of $2,010
•    11th – 36th Place - SCOOP Tickets worth up to $215
•    37th – 63rd Place - SCOOP Tickets valued at $55
•    64th – 153rd Place - SCOOP Tickets worth $22
•    154th -200th Place - SCOOP Tickets valued at $11
•    201st  - 250th -  SCOOP Tickets worth $7.50

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Ready to qualify to play in the WBCOOP? Then just register as a verified blogger by going to the WBCOOP registration page to find out how to submit your blog for verification. Once you are registered, you can play in any or all of the free WBCOOP preliminary events and qualify for the Main Event. For your blog to be eligible, it needs to have been online for at least two months and updated on a regular basis. Blogs created specifically for this promotion, or that only have a few posts, will not be granted entry to WBCOOP. If you have been eligible in the past for WBCCOP but have not updated your blog on a regular basis since the last event, you will not be eligible to play. All decisions about eligibility rest with WBCOOP management and are final.

The 2010 WBCOOP Main Event attracted 2,062 of the blogosphere’s best poker players and this year the ranks are expected to swell! So don’t miss this exciting FREE event just for bloggers – only at PokerStars!

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