Bookmark this page to see what events are running and when during the first ever MICOOP over on PokerStars MI.
Last updated: September 05, 2022
On PokerStars MI, The Michigan Championship of Online Poker has gotten underway for the very first time.
The series is off to a flying start with every tournament smashing their guarantees. Already over $400,000 in prize money has been paid out with just two days of play in the first series in MI online poker.
To save you having to dig around the PokerStars Michigan client, below is the full MICOOP schedule so you can see exactly what is running and when. We also have answers for all your burning questions in this PokerStars Michigan MICOOP FAQ.
If you want to learn more about MICOOP and how the $1 million guarantee will be paid out across 60 events, you can also check out our official news article from last week.
Since January 29, 2021, PokerStars MI has been running real money cash games online in the state of Michigan for the first time since Black Friday.
At the moment, PokerStars is the only operator offering internet poker in the state, but it is expected that BetMGM is going to launch with a poker room any day now.
However, PokerStars MI currently enjoys a de facto monopoly, skyrocketing into poll position as the largest poker room across all US regulated markets. An astonishing feat.
MICOOP is its very first tournament series.
60 events are on the docket for MICOOP. The full schedule can be found below but standout events include:
Of course. You can sign up for a PokerStars MI in just a few clicks. There are welcome bonuses to sweeten the deal.
Also if you have an old PokerStars account dating back to pre-Black Friday days, you can use your existing credentials to log in, but you will still need to create a PokerStars Michigan account.
Sign up to PokerStars MI today and enjoy $30 FREE or a $600 first-deposit bonus »
You can also check out the PokerStars MI FAQ here in case you want to find out more about the poker room and available sign-ups bonuses and promotions before you sign up.
PokerStars is laying on a Second Chance All-in Shootout Freerolls for all players that bust out of MICOOP events.
So if you bust out of the money of any event, you win a ticket to an All-In Shootout. These are all-in tournaments, basically a random lottery of prizes, that will award prizes to the next MICOOP events.
No. There is no series leaderboard being offered. Instead, the operator is running Daily Second Chance Freerolls and a Main Event Depositor Freeroll.
Yes, there is a good selection of events that are not standard Texas Hold’em. You’ll find five PLO events, plus one each of Omaha hi/lo, 5 Card Omaha, Limit Stud Hi/Lo and 5-Card Draw.
There are also two mixed rotation games—HORSE and 8-Game.
There’s a ton on non-standard tournaments on there. Some highlights include:
There are plenty of ways to qualify into the MICOOP Main Event.
Players that deposit $30 or more with the code ‘MICOOP’ between now and 13:59 ET on March 7 will get a free ticket to the $10,500 MICOOP Main Event Depositor Freeroll.
This freeroll guarantees 35 tickets to the Main Event, each valued at $300.
There is also a $3 Spin and Go now in the client, awarding tickets to the Main Event. Often the prize will be cash: $6, $12 or $3… but 0.25% of the time, players will compete for a $300 Main Event ticket.
Progressive Total KO Tournament is a special type of bounty tournament available on PokerStars in which the entire buy-in goes to fund each player’s bounty.
There is no regular prize pool (unless the tournament falls short of its guarantee) meaning the only way players can make money is by eliminating other players.
The MICOOP 2021 schedule does feature such a format. It is marked #60 and is scheduled to take place on March 8. It comes for a buy-in of $20 and is structured as a heads-up, turbo, zoom event.
You can check out the full MICOOP Schedule below.
It is made up of 60 events all with buy-ins between $10 at the low end and $500 at the top end.
$1 million will be paid out in total, but you can check out what events are running when below.
|Feb-20||Sat||1||NLHE||MICOOP Kick Off Nightly Stars SE||$30,000.00||$100.00|
|Feb-21||Sun||5||NLHE||PKO Sunday Warm Up SE||$10,000.00||$50.00|
|Feb-21||Sun||6||NLHE||Sunday Special SE||$40,000.00||$200.00|
|Feb-21||Sun||7||NLHE||Sunday Special Mini||$12,500.00||$25.00|
|Feb-21||Sun||10||NLHE||8-Max Hyper-Turbo Sunday Supersonic SE||$5,000.00||$50.00|
|Feb-22||Mon||12||NLHE||6-Max PKO Battle Royale SE||$20,000.00||$50.00|
|Feb-23||Tue||14||NLHE||Super Tuesday SE||$30,000.00||$200.00|
|Feb-23||Tue||15||NLHE||Super Tuesday Mini||$15,000.00||$30.00|
|Feb-23||Tue||16||PL 5-Card Draw||Turbo||$3,000.00||$50.00|
|Feb-24||Wed||18||NLHE||6-Max High Roller||$35,000.00||$500.00|
|Feb-25||Thu||20||NLHE||PKO Thursday Thrill SE||$30,000.00||$200.00|
|Feb-25||Thu||21||NLHE||PKO Thursday Thrill Mini||$15,000.00||$30.00|
|Feb-25||Thu||22||5-Card PLO||6-Max Turbo||$3,000.00||$30.00|
|Feb-27||Sat||28||NLHE||Turbo Saturday Speedway SE||$10,000.00||$100.00|
|Feb-28||Sun||30||NLHE||Sunday Warm Up SE||$12,500.00||$50.00|
|Feb-28||Sun||31||NLHE||Sunday Special SE||$50,000.00||$250.00|
|Feb-28||Sun||32||NLHE||Sunday Special Mini||$15,000.00||$30.00|
|Feb-28||Sun||35||NLHE||Hyper-Turbo Sunday Supersonic SE||$10,000.00||$75.00|
|Mar-01||Mon||37||NLHE||6-Max PKO Battle Royale SE||$25,000.00||$100.00|
|Mar-02||Tue||38||NLHE||Super Tuesday SE||$35,000.00||$250.00|
|Mar-02||Tue||39||NLHE||Super Tuesday Mini||$20,000.00||$50.00|
|Mar-03||Wed||41||PLO||6-Max High Roller||$12,500.00||$250.00|
|Mar-04||Thu||44||NLHE||PKO Thursday Thrill SE||$35,000.00||$250.00|
|Mar-04||Thu||45||NLHE||PKO Thursday Thrill Mini||$20,000.00||$50.00|
|Mar-06||Sat||51||NLHE||6-Max Turbo Zoom||$15,000.00||$50.00|
|Mar-06||Sat||52||NLHE||Turbo Saturday Speedway SE||$5,000.00||$50.00|
|Mar-07||Sun||56||NLHE||Main Event Mini||$35,000.00||$50.00|
|Mar-07||Sun||58||NLHE||Hyper-Turbo Sunday Supersonic SE||$10,000.00||$100.00|
|Mar-08||Mon||59||NLHE||Nightly Stars SE||$30,000.00||$100.00|
|Mar-08||Mon||60||NLHE||Heads-Up Turbo PKO Zoom||$10,000.00||$20.00|
Key facts and figures from the first ever PokerStars MI MTT series, which blew through guarantees and generated more than $2 million in prize money.
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