Get ready for some big-time tournament action. SCOOP is coming, so find a sitter for the kids, and call the neighbors. The 2022 version of SCOOP will be the biggest and largest to date, which is saying something for version #14 of the annual SCOOP online festival of poker awesomeness. PokerStars knows how to throw a party and host a fun online poker series. Their COOPs are among the best in the business, and the SCOOP is one of the most popular online poker series in the gambling world.
So, mark your calendar for May 8. That's when the 2022 SCOOP begins and it will run for the rest of the month through the final day on June 1.
The 2022 SCOOP features 318 events, which is spread out over three tiers of buy-ins to cater players of every ilk... whether you're a low roller seeking a chance to build your bankroll and take a big shot, ir if you're a big shot who's fallen on hard times and needs to drop down a level to get back to basics. SCOOP has a low, medium, and high tier of buy-ins. This year's lowest is $2.20 and it peaks out at $25K for the High Rollers.
The Main Event is always a prestigious event. The SCOOP High Main Event winner becomes an instant celebrity in the online realm, which is great if you're an up and coming aspiring pro who wants the world to take note of their mad skills, or it's a way for an established player to get another notch of respect with an impressive victory in the SCOOP Main Event.
The Main Event will be a four-day affair with three tiers and $11.5 million in guaranteed prize pools. It starts on Sunday, May 29 with a low buy-in of $109 and a $2.5 million guarantee, a medium buy-in of $1,050 and $4 million guarantee, and a high buy-in of $10,300 with a $5 million guarantee.
Overall, there will be $78.5 million in guarantee prize pools, which is great if you like to hunt for overlay in random events.
"At PokerStars, SCOOP is a series that we really look forward to planning each year because we know how much our community enjoy the event and all the action that comes with it," said PokerStars Managing Director & Commercial Officer Severin Rasset. "The 2022 Series is set to be very exciting and with up to $1 million of added value up for grabs, we're really looking forward to rewarding our players. As always, we've ensured that the whole community, whether they are new to the game or experienced poker players, can fully immerse themselves into the Series, with a variety of buy-ins to suit all levels. The countdown is on, and we hope our players can use the 14th year of the SCOOP series to have fun and of course play responsibly."
Head over to PokerStars for a complete schedule of events.