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SCOOP had very few overlays and set new records for biggest ever prize pool, and most successful Main Events.
Spring Online Tournament Series 2019: Nearly $160 Million Paid Out in Prize Money Across Four MTT Series

A detailed look at how PokerStars’ SCOOP, partypoker’s KO Series, GGNetwork’s Good Game Series 2, and 888’s XL Inferno performed.


Traditionally the busiest month for online poker tournaments, 2019 is no exception, with several operators lining up their flagship online tournament series to run over the next few weeks.
Spring Tournament Series, Wave Two: Breaking Down Every Major MTT Series Running This Month

How over $115 million in prize money is being paid out this May across some of the world’s largest online poker rooms.


GVC’s online poker room, partypoker has confirmed the dates and guarantees for its upcoming online tournament series, Powerfest.
Partypoker Confirms New Slot for its Flagship Online Tournament Series Powerfest

$30 million is guaranteed in next big festival, scheduled for two weeks in April—ahead of PokerStars’ SCOOP.


The countdown has begun and we are only 24 hours away from the kickoff of PokerStars’ most ambitious live poker tournament in its history—the PokerStars…
PokerStars Adds Online Version of PokerStars Players Championship Event

The Mini PSPC follows the same five-day format as the PSPC in the Bahamas except that it comes at a price of 1/1000th of the buy-in.


PokerStars inaugural Bounty Builder Series paid out $29.4 million across 140 tournaments. The Main Event drew 3975 players and 1698 re-entries to amass a prize pool of $2.83 million, easily surpassing its $2 million guarantee by 41.5%.
PokerStars Bounty Builder Series Shows Demand for Progressive Knockouts Remains

The first-ever PokerStars PKO-exclusive tournament series smashed through its guarantees to pay out nearly $30 million in prize money.


144 Monster Series tournaments are now split into low and high stake variants, with the middle buy-in tier now scrapped.
Last Minute Changes: Partypoker Tweaks Monster Series Schedule

The operator has upped the Monster Series guarantee by nearly a million dollars, removing the middle buy-in tier and adding in progressive knockout tournaments.


More than $215 million was paid out across 1590 tournaments. WCOOP and Powerfest were the top tournament series as they paid out close to $170 million.
Fall Online Tournament Series 2018: New Industry Record Set, Over $215 Million Paid Out in Prize Money

Over ten online tournament series and 1500 events, operators set a new bar for big-ticket MTT series.


WCOOP 2018 pays out almost $100 million during its span of two weeks. This makes it the largest amount paid out in the entire history of PokerStars or even online poker industry, beating its own record of paying out $93 million during SCOOP in 2017.
WCOOP 2018 Pays Out a Record-Breaking Figure of Almost $100 Million

Three-tiered WCOOP a massive success as PokerStars awards just shy of $100 million with over 1 million total entries.


With over 60 events and a total of 182 tournaments, PokerStars’ marquee event of the year—the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP)—return…
Over $10 Million Won in the First Two Days of PokerStars WCOOP

The World Championship of Online Poker expands to 185 tournaments with three newly added High Roller tournaments with a combined guarantee of $3 million.


The global online poker giant, PokerStars, has awarded 160 Platinum Passes to its PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC) event which the company calls a…
PokerStars has Awarded Over $4.5 Million in Platinum Passes as it Reaches the Halfway Mark

With just over 120 days before for the inaugural PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC), there are still 160 more Platinum Passes to be given away.


WCOOP, Powerfest and UCOP will be their largest to date. Galactic Series and Winamax Series go head-to-head in Europe.
How Over $170 Million Will be Paid Out Across Seven Online Poker Networks Next Month

Nine online tournament series with record-breaking guarantees across a staggering 1554 scheduled tournaments, promising to be the biggest fall season in the history of the online poker.


Winamax has announced the schedule of its flagship Winamax Series for the twenty-second global edition and the first under European shared liquidity.
Winamax Series Returns with €13 Million Guaranteed

French operator runs its first Series since launching in the Spanish market.


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