PokerStars WCOOP Take 2 Kicks Off Tomorrow with $25M GTD

Running Nov 5 - 9 on PokerStars, WCOOP Take 2 will see the conclusion of the world's biggest online poker series and dish out at least $25 million in prizes.

The wait is finally over, as the postponed finale of this year’s World Championship of Online Poker aka WCOOP, will play out on PokerStars this weekend. Running Nov 5 – 9, WCOOP Take 2 features 22 events and over $25,000,000 in guaranteed prizes.

Throughout October, PokerStars ran numerous satellites leading up to the big weekend, adding $1.5 million to various qualifiers across the board. Most of these were targeted at postponed Main Events across all three orbits, which saw their guarantees increase to $2.5 million.

All three Main Events will take place on Sunday, Nov 6, which means there is still enough time to win your seat at a discount through regular satellites and special promotions available on PokerStars’ social media channels. “Sign up now”“/go/pokerstarscom-poker/ and get in on the big WCOOP action.

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$200K Up for Grabs in New WSOP Ontario Sunday Flagships

Three brand-new tournaments offer $200,000 in guaranteed prizes to WSOP Ontario players every Sunday.

The Sunday tournament action in Canada’s most populous province just got even better, with WSOP Ontario introducing a new range of weekly events. Dubbed Sunday Flagships, these tournaments will feature $200,000 in guaranteed prizes across the board}.

Of the three, the new Ontario Million$ event is the most interesting one. With an affordable buy-in of just CAD $50 and $100K GTD, the event offers excellent value for grinders and casual players alike. To kick things off, you can probably expect some decent overlays.

The other two Sunday Flagships feature a guarantee of $50,000 each. WSOP Ontario is bringing the GGMasters brand to the province with a $150 GGMasters Tournament, while fans of poker with more hole cards can test their skills in the weekly $210 Omaholic Million$ event.

The fun kicks off at 17:00 local time with the GGMasters event and continues through the evening!

Not signed up yet? Grab the WSOP Ontario Download and get ready for that sweet Sunday action.

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PokerStars Ontario Traffic Going from Strength to Strength

PokerStars Ontario has reached a new peak in terms of cash game traffic recently, proving once again the great potential of the recently regulated market in the province.

Despite heavy competition in the Canadian province, PokerStars Ontario cash game traffic has been going strong. Even the recent launch of WSOP Ontario did not have an adverse effect on the operator’s numbers.

In fact, earlier this month, PokerStars Ontario posted its best numbers since the launch in late June, with an average of 243 cash game seats filled at any given time. While WSOP Ontario, powered by GGPoker, cornered a significant portion of the market, PokerStars saw a traffic growth of 12.5%.

Overall, the newly formed market in Ontario has been thriving in terms of cash game numbers. The arrival of WSOP does not seem to be a hindrance for other operators in the province. Both PokerStars and BetMGM saw a spike in traffic, while the overall number of concurrent players more than doubled.

To sum it up, players looking for real money action in Ontario will find plenty of it at PokerStars Ontario tables across all stakes!

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PokerStars Spin & Go Races Offering Over $100K in Weekly Prizes

The new Spin & Go Races promo by PokerStars invites players to kick things into higher gear and get involved with weekly leaderboards featuring generous prizes.

Running until Nov 24, new Spin & Go Races over on the PokerStars app will award more than $105,000 in prizes every single week. If you already love these games, this is a great opportunity to win some extra cash.

If you do not have much experience with the format, this is the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

To participate in the challenge, players only need to opt-in once from the Spin & Go lobby, and this will suffice for the duration of the promotion. After that, it is all about who can grind the hardest and get some good run in the process.

Every week, each participating player gets up to three shots consisting of 22 Spin & Go games per attempt. Points are awarded based on the tournament multiplier, and players need to preserve their fuel by winning games.

There are several different buy-in levels for the leaderboard, and everyone is welcome to join as many levels as they like, giving them more chances to win prizes each week!

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WPT Global World Championship Giveaway Bonanza Continues

As the WPT World Championship Main Event approaches, WPT Global has been ramping up its promotional efforts.

It has been clear for quite some time that WPT Global will send a bunch of players to the WPT World Championship event in December. The operator has been running numerous satellites and promotions to achieve this goal, but as the tournament approaches, they are ramping things up.

Over the past couple of weeks, those following the room’s official Twitter account had a chance to win loads of tickets to $550 satellites awarding direct entries into the $15M guaranteed Main Event.

The latest such promo saw WPT Global awarding as many as five tickets to players for simply guessing correct random numbers.

There are still a few weeks’ worth of online qualifiers left, so if you are in the mood for a free shot that could land you a seat in what will be the largest-guarantee live event in poker history, make sure to follow @WPT_Global on Twitter and join the fun!

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PokerStars Ontario Micro Stakes Bonanza Brings Loads of Affordable Action

The PokerStars Ontario low buy-in series focuses on non-Hold'em variations and brings plenty of colorful options.

Running through the last week of October, Micro Stakes Bonanza on the PokerStars Ontario app is a tournament series geared towards players with lower bankrolls, offering them a chance to get in on the action and compete for some very handsome prizes.

With almost 70 tournaments on the docket with buy-ins ranging from CAD $0.25 to $5, PokerStars is doing what it is famous for, bringing a great variety to the table.

From deep-stack and standard Hold’em events, over hyper and turbo tournaments, to mixed game festivities, there is something for every taste and preference.

There were quite a few overlays as well, bringing some additional value to the Micro Stake Bonanza series and paving the path for future iterations. By the looks of it, fans of non-Hold’em games in Ontario will have a lot to look forward to, even at the lowest of stakes!

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