The First PokerStars Ontario ONCOOP Awards Nearly $2 Million

Despite some technical difficulties and big overlays in some tournaments, the first PokerStars Ontario ONCOOP was largely a successful series.

The first-ever ONCOOP is in the books, and PokerStars Ontario can rightfully call it a success. The series ended up awarding just shy of CAD $2,000,000, going well over its planned guarantee.

Players competed in 122 tournaments split into two tiers (high and low), and there was something for everyone, as buy-ins ranged between CAD $5 and CAD $2000. When it was all said and done, the first-ever ONCOOP attracted over 27,000 entries across all events.

Of course, the two Main Events were the pinnacle of the series, featuring CAD $200,000 and CAD $40,000 guarantees. Both ended up with decent overlays, but this does not take away from the success of the inaugural ONCOOP.

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Many other events attracted huge crowds, making up the difference, so the series awarded CAD $1.94 million, surpassing the original CAD $1.7 million guaranteed amount for over CAD $200,000.

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