2021 PokerStars SCOOP Schedule; $100 Million Guaranteed
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This year's PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) is right around the corner and will guarantee $100 million across 102 events starting next month.
From April 4 to 28, 2021, poker players will be able to enjoy a huge variety of online tournaments at the traditional Low, Medium and High buy-in levels. Buy-ins for this year's festival start from as little as $2.20 and go right up to the $25,000 Super High Roller.
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2021 SCOOP Main Events
Last year "Alexgirs" took down the SCOOP $10,300 Main Event for $920,596 and this year PokerStars have announced that there will be six Main Events, all taking place on April 25, and awarding over $15 million between them.
- $10,300 No Limit Hold’em 8-Max Main Event High - $5M GTD
- $1,050 No Limit Hold’em 8-Max Main Event Medium - $5M GTD
- $109 No Limit Hold’em 8-Max Main Event Low - $3M GTD
- $10,300 Pot Limit Omaha 6-Max Main Event High - $1.25M GTD
- $1,050 Pot Limit Omaha 6-Max Main Event Medium - $750K GTD
- $109 Pot Limit Omaha 6-Max Main Event Low - $350K GTD
“SCOOP is a series that our community really look forward to and plan for, so we’re excited to share the full schedule, a huge guarantee, and all of the promotions and giveaways we are holding to reward our players,” said Severin Rasset, Managing Director & Commercial Officer, Poker, Product and Innovation.
“We’ve ensured that players of all levels have a way in to this well-loved series and have added lots of extra value and more ways to win. And to give players a break from a busy online series schedule and for those competing in the SCOOP Player of the Series race, we will not run official SCOOP events on Fridays.
"Come along for the ride, have fun and play responsibly.”
$1.6M in Added Value
In news that will further excite players getting ready for SCOOP, PokerStars are adding $1.6 million in value through a variety of giveaways and satellite routes.
There will be four SCOOP leaderboards, with $100,000 in prizes up for grabs. There will be leaderboard winners for the Low, Medium and High events, as well as an overall Player of the Series.
Players will receive points based on their finishing position in SCOOP events.
SCOOP Ticket Machine
The PokerStars Ticket Machine will spring into action from March 28th, with $1.5 million in SCOOP tickets being given away.
In addition, anyone who enters a SCOOP event will gain entry to daily draws for even more chances two win.
SCOOP Fast Track
How would you like to qualify for the $5 million GTD 2021 SCOOP Main Event for just $1? Well now you can, thanks to PokerStars Fast Track. Work your way through four different tournaments to win a Main Event ticket, with players able to buy-in at any step.
Spin & Go's
As always, PokerStars Spin & Go's will be awarding SCOOP tickets via $4 and $22 tournaments. Haven't got the hang of Spin & Go's yet? Why not check out our 2021 Guide?
The $22 buy-in Women's Sunday on April 4 will award SCOOP tickets, as part of PokerStars' ongoing activities for female poker players:
|1||$530 SCOOP Ticket|
|2-3||$109 SCOOP Ticket|
|4-10||$11 SCOOP Ticket|
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PokerStars 2021 SCOOP Schedule
Check out all 102 Events across Low, Medium and High buy-in levels
Will Shillibier is based in the United Kingdom. He started working for PokerNews as a freelance live reporter in 2015 and joined the full-time staff in 2019. He graduated from the University of Kent in 2017 with a B.A. in German. He also holds an NCTJ Diploma in Sports Journalism.