PokerStars Prepares for Super High Roller Event

Players in New Jersey are surely wishing PokerStars was live in the state after hearing about the recent addition to the upcoming World Championship of Online Poker. PokerStars is known for offering quality gaming and continues to provide online poker tournaments and events for players to enjoy. Earning cash prizes or tickets to tournaments, PokerStars rewards players with great prizes. For the WCOOP, the online poker giant will be offering a Super High Roller event with $50,000 up for grabs.

The event is scheduled of September 20th and will take place just one week before the Main Event. The Super High Roller event has a buy-in of $50,000 plus $1,000 and should attract many top pros to the virtual felt. Some of the best players in the world enjoy online poker gaming and will want to have a shot at the prize pool which is a guaranteed $1 million.

PokerStars pros are sure to take part, with Daniel Negreanu and Jason Mercier already having confirmed their participation in the event. Negreanu stated that he feels it only makes sense that the largest poker site in the world offers the largest buy-in online poker tournament ever to take place. Negreanu further stated that over the past few years, there has been an emergence of Super High Roller events during live game place around the world. The pro is excited to be competing in the large event during online game play.

Mercier is also excited to test his poker skills at the site during the online poker tournament. Mercier stated that he is really excited to compete and that it will be an awesome challenge to go up against the tough competition for the biggest stakes.

Additional PokerStars pros are sure to attend as well, with the likes of Vanessa Selbst, Theo Jorgensen, Bertrand Grospellier and Isaac Haxton possibly getting ready to compete. Players should not be surprised to see these pros and many more taking part in the event.

The Main Event will begin on the 27th of September with a start time of 7:30 pm. The event will have a buy-in of $5,200 and will offer $10 million in prize money guaranteed. The main event is sure to draw a big crowd as well with satellites already running for the Main Event in the lobby of PokerStars. Players can log on to PokerStars and visit the lobby to find out more about the series as well as take part in satellites. The satellites have a buy-in of $1.65 on the low end or players can use the Frequent Player Points to buy-in.

The WCOOP first began in 2002 and offered only $730,000 in total prize money. The popular poker series has come a very long way and is currently in its 14th edition with the series scheduled for this September. Players from around the world log online to take part in the online poker tournament series in the hopes of earning a win or just simply earn a top cash prize thanks to the millions that are up for grabs.

Only the few events mentioned above have been released to the public from PokerStars for the 2015 WCOOP. Additional information of the WCOOP as the series moves closer to starting. Players will find the series offers affordable events as well higher buy-in events which will be the big draw for professionals of PokerStars as well as from around the world. We will stay tuned to the series and keep you updated as new information becomes available.