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Get Ready for the 2012 PokerStars Blogger Championship!

PokerStars WBCOOP 2012
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It's that time of the year again! The world's largest poker site – PokerStars – hosts the 2012 World Blogger Championship of Online Poker and all you bloggers are more than welcome to join in. The championship takes off February 23rd and all you need to do to enter is either write a blog post or make a short video shouting out what you would do if you won the $5,000 WBCOOP Best Blogger prize. By doing so you will receive 10 tickets to play any of the 30 WBCOOP events.

The Blogger Championship rewards thousands in cash prizes, packages to live poker events, as well as online tournaments. The $5,000 WBCOOP Main Event will crown the best poker-playing blogger while cash prizes up to $5,000 will also be given out to the Best Blogger, the Best Live Tweeter, and players who top the WBCOOP Leader Board.

In order to take part in the PokerStars 2012 WBCOOP you need to write a 500-word blog post and tell the world and PokerStars what would you do with the $5,000 Best Blogger prize and send it to PokerStars. You can also make a short video on the same topic and send it to PokerStars as well. Then you need to share the post or the video with all of your friends.

PokerStars will then send you 10 tickets to use in your choice of the 30 WBCOOP tournaments offered. All players to finish in the top positions in WBCOOP events will receive PokerStars 2012 Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) tickets, and all those that finish in the money will also be rewarded with seats at the 2012 WBCOOP Main Event.

Two PokerStars players will be rewarded with cash prizes regardless of whether they play any of the WBCOOP events or not. The user to be named the Best Blogger will receive a $5,000 cash prize while the Best Live Tweeter will be granted $1,000 in cash. Players to score the most during WBCOOP tournaments will receive points and will be ranked in the WBCOOP Leader Board. Those to top the Player Leader Board will be rewarded with cash prizes as well.

The 2012 WBCOOP Main Event will run Sunday, March 4th at 10 am ET and feature a $5,000 prize pool. Last year's Blogger Championship winner dexali received $2,760 worth of PokerStars online tournament tickets including $1,050 SCOOP ticket, $530 SCOOP ticket, $320 SCOOP ticket, and four $215 Sunday Million tickets.

In order to take part in the 2012 World Blogger Championship of Online Poker you first need to get a PokerStars account. Download PokerStars here at PokerWorks and sign up using the PokerStars marketing code POKERWORKS. This will allow you to enter all of the PokerWorks' exclusive promotions and freerolls taking place on the world's largest poker site.

Make your first deposit using the PokerStars bonus code STARS600 and you will be eligible for the 100% up to $600 first deposit bonus.

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