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Grab Your Share of $40 Million in Guaranteed Prizes in PokerStars SCOOP

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There is no need to wait in line to grab a share of the massive opportunity waiting in the 2015 Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) that kicked off on May 10th at PokerStars.

From May 10th-24th you can ride the action in 46 event types — 138 events total. The 46 events are divided in to low, medium, and high buy-ins and the full guaranteed prize pool for all events combined is $40 million! Wrap your thoughts around that...$40,000,000 reasons to play!!!

Every day will find three event types — day one featured four different events. Kick off for the series was at 08:00 AM ET with SCOOP-01-L: $11 NL Hold'em — that beauty packed a $75,000 guarantee, SCOOP-01-M: $109 NL Hold'em [Sunday Kickoff SE] a $150,000 guarantee, and SCOOP-01-H: $1,050 NL Hold'em a $300,000 guarantee.

All level of players — grinders, recreational, newbies, pros — can get involved and play to build their bankroll with buy-ins ranging from $7.50 to $21,000. Each event has a guaranteed prize pool. If you're a low limit player, start at your comfort zone and by the end of the day, you could be playing a high limit comfort zone.

The schedule is geared to please with a variety of games offered, although No Limit Hold'em is the most common, you will also find Limit Hold'em; Pot Limit Omaha; H.O.R.S.E.; 8-Game; Deuce to 7 Single Draw; and Badugi. The formats also vary with Heads-up, Knockouts, Rebuys, Shootouts, Zoom, Turbo, and Freezeout.

The finale of SCOOP will be highlighted by three main events that start on May 24th at 02:30 PM ET.

  • Low SCOOP Main Event features a $1 million guaranteed prize pool for a $109 buy-in
  • Medium Main Event features a $2 million guaranteed prize pool for a $1,050 buy-in
  • High Main Event features a $4 million guaranteed prize pool for a $10,300 buy-in

Russia's Ivan "vandir4rek" Soshnikov won last year's $10,300 SCOOP Main Event after fighting his way through 657 players to claim $1.048 million after a three-way deal was made.

SCOOP satellites and qualifiers are running around the clock for all events with some satellites starting as low as $0.11 or one FPP. Get started!

The 2015 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker:

Sunday, May 10

08:00 ET - Event 01, $11 / $109 / $1,050: No Limit Hold'em - SCOOP Kickoff (2-Day Event)
11:00 ET - Event 02, $27 / $215 / $2,100: No Limit Hold'em [6-Max, Progressive Super-Knockout] (2-Day Event)
14:30 ET - Event 03, $27 / $215 / $2,100: No Limit Hold'em (2-Day Event)
17:00 ET - Event 04, $11 / $109 / $1,050: No Limit Hold'em [Turbo]

Monday, May 11

11:00 ET - Event 05, $27 / $215 / $2,100: Fixed Limit Badugi
14:00 ET - Event 06, $7.50 / $82 / $700: No Limit Hold'em [Heads-Up]
17:00 ET - Event 07, $7.50 / $82 / $700: No Limit Hold'em [Rebuys]

Tuesday, May 12

11:00 ET - Event 08, $27 / $215 / $2,100: No Limit 5-Card Draw
14:00 ET - Event 09, $11 / $109 / $1,050: No Limit Hold'em (2-Day Event)
17:00 ET - Event 10, $11 / $109 / $1,050: PL Omaha [6-Max, Rebuys] (2-Day Event)

Wednesday, May 13

11:00 ET - Event 11, $27 / $215 / $2,100: Fixed Limit Triple Draw 2-7
14:00 ET - Event 12, $7.50 / $82 / $700: No Limit Hold'em [Ante Up] (2-Day Event)
17:00 ET - Event 13, $27 / $215 / $2,100: 7-Card Stud

Thursday, May 14

11:00 ET - Event 14, $27 / $215 / $2,100: NL Single Draw 2-7
14:00 ET - Event 15, $11 / $109 / $1,050: No Limit Hold'em [Progressive Super-Knockout] (2-Day Event)
17:00 ET - Event 16, $27 / $215 / $2,100: PL Omaha [Heads-Up] (2-Day Event)

Friday, May 15

11:00 ET - Event 17, $11 / $109 / $1,050: No Limit Hold'em [Big Antes, Rebuys] (2-Day Event)
14:00 ET - Event 18, $27 / $215 / $2,100: No Limit Hold'em [6-Max Shootout]
17:00 ET - Event 19, $27 / $215 / $2,100: FL Omaha Hi/Lo [8-Max]

Saturday, May 16

11:00 ET - Event 20, $27 / $215 / $2,100: No Limit Hold'em [4-Max] (2-Day Event)
14:00 ET - Event 21, $7.50 / $82 / $700: PL 5-Card Omaha [6-Max, 1 Rebuy, 1 Add-On] (2-Day Event)
17:00 ET - Event 22, $7.50 / $82 / $700: No Limit Hold'em [6-Max, Variable Level Times, Ultra-Deep] (2-Day Event)

Sunday, May 17

11:00 ET - Event 23, $27 / $215 / $2,100: No Limit Hold'em [6-Max] (2-Day Event)
14:30 ET - Event 24, $27 / $215 / $2,100: No Limit Hold'em (2-Day Event)
17:00 ET - Event 25, $27 / $215 / $2,100: PL Omaha [6-Max, Turbo, Zoom]

Monday, May 18

11:00 ET - Event 26, $11 / $109 / $1,050: No Limit Hold'em [n-Stack]
14:00 ET - Event 27, $11 / $109 / $1,050: Pot Limit 5-Card Omaha Hi/Lo [6-Max, Rebuys] (2-Day Event)
17:00 ET - Event 28, $27 / $215 / $2,100: 7-Card Stud Hi/Lo

Tuesday, May 19

11:00 ET - Event 29, $27 / $215 / $2,100: PL Omaha [6-Max, Re-Entry Available]
14:00 ET - Event 30, $11 / $109 / $1,050: No Limit Hold'em (2-Day Event)
17:00 ET - Event 31, $27 / $215 / $2,100: FL Hold'em [6-Max]

Wednesday, May 20

11:00 ET - Event 32, $27 / $215 / $2,100: Razz
14:00 ET - Event 33, $27 / $215 / $2,100: No Limit Hold'em [Re-Entry Available]
17:00 ET - Event 34, $27 / $215 / $2,100: NL Omaha Hi/Lo

Thursday, May 21

11:00 ET - Event 35, $27 / $215 / $2,100: 8-Game
14:00 ET - Event 36, $11 / $109 / $1,050: No Limit Hold'em [Progressive Super-Knockout] (2-Day Event)
17:00 ET - Event 37, $27 / $215 / $2,100: PL Omaha Hi/Lo

Friday, May 22

11:00 ET - Event 38, $27 / $215 / $2,100: No Limit Hold'em [1 Rebuy, 1 Add-On] (2-Day Event)
14:00 ET - Event 39, $7.50 / $82 / $700: H.O.R.S.E.
17:00 ET - Event 40, $27 / $215 / $2,100: No Limit Hold'em [Turbo, Zoom]

Saturday, May 23

11:00 ET - Event 41, $55 / $530 / $5,200: Pot Limit Omaha [6-Max, n-Stack]
14:00 ET - Event 42, $215/$2,100/$21,000: No Limit Hold'em [Heads-Up, High-Roller] (2-Day Event)
17:00 ET - Event 43, $27 / $215 / $2,100: No Limit Hold'em [6-Max, Variable Level Times, Progressive Super-Knockout] (2-Day Event)

Sunday, May 24

11:00 ET - Event 44, $27 / $215 / $2,100: No Limit Hold'em [8-Max] (2-Day Event)
14:30 ET - Event 45, $109/$1,050/$10,300: No Limit Hold'em Main Event (2-Day Event)
17:00 ET - Event 46, $11 / $109 / $1,050: No Limit Hold'em SCOOP Wrap-Up [Turbo, Re-Entry Available]

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