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$1.5M Of Prizes Guaranteed in the WCOOP Sweepstakes

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The massive $10 million guaranteed 2020 World Championship Of Online Poker (WCOOP) Main Event is less than a fortnight away and PokerStars is making it possible for you to play in it for free. How? Via the exciting WCOOP Sweepstakes.

WCOOP Sweepstakes are a new, fun way for PokerStars players to get their hands on WCOOP Main Event tickets for free. Each ticket is worth a cool $5,200, which, let’s be honest, is outside the constraints of most players’ bankrolls. Not any more because there are $1.5 million worth of prizes, including 54 Main Event tickets, set to be won in the WCOOP Sweepstakes.

There’s a WCOOP Sweepstake held every day, except Saturday, at 12:00 a.m. ET. Three $5,200 WCOOP Main Event tickets are guaranteed to be won in every sweepstake. An additional $68,000 worth of WCOOP tickets are won each day, too.

You Could Win One of TEN Tickets to the $10m GTD WCOOP Main Event!

It is super simple to be in with a chance of winning a $5,200 ticket. All that’s required is to play in a WCOOP tournament and you’ll receive between one and three entries to the next available sweepstake.

Playing in a WCOOP tournament with a buy-in up to $55 earns you one WCOOP Sweepstake entry. Enter a WCOOP tournament with a buy-in between $55 and $530 gifts you two entries. Finally, you receive three sweepstake entries for each WCOOP tournament you play that have a buy-in above $530.

Only WCOOP events are eligible for this promotion and it is only your initial buy-in that is used to calculate your sweepstake entries; rebuys and add-ins, for example, are not taken into consideration.

Looking Back At The 2019 WCOOP Main Event

If you’re wondering what’s up for grabs in the WCOOP Main Event, let’s take a quick look back at the 2019 edition.

Everyone who reached the nine-handed final table walked away with at least $111,063. Fourth-place and above won more than $600,000 with the top two finishers becoming millionaires.

Yuri "theNERDguy" Dzivielevski First Repeat Winner of WCOOP 2020

Danilo “dans170” de Lima Demetrio finished in second-place for $1,187,553 with “BigBlindBets” taking home the title and a gargantuan $1,665,962. Imagine winning this size prize from a sweepstake entry, it would be amazing.

2019 WCOOP Main Event Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1BigBlindBetsUnited Kingdom$1,665,962
2Danilo “dans170’” de Lima DemetrioBrazil$1,187,553
3Talal “raidalot” ShakerchiUnited Kingdom$846,528
4NeedBeatEstonia$603,434
519Pistike93Hungary$403,148
6XMorphineXBelgium$306,624
7LeitnantEstonia$218,572
8moglimirandaGermany$155,805
9TheMakrill7Sweden$111,063

Sign Up for a PokerStars Account Today

You’re going to need a PokerStars account in order to be in with a shot of WCOOP glory. Download PokerStars via PokerNews, make your first deposit using the bonus code “STARS600” and you will receive a 100% bonus up to $600!

You can make three qualifying deposits in 60 days. After each deposit you have four months to earn the redemption points needed to release your bonus!

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