The remarkable success of SCOOP

The 2016 Spring Championship of Online Poker is now well underway, and it's safe to say that the online poker community officially has SCOOP fever.

And who can blame them? Due to the series' accessibility to players with every sized bankroll, it's no surprise that SCOOP is an annual highlight on every poker player's calendar.

The growing success of SCOOP also might have a little something to do with the massive amount of cash up for grabs. Over the previous seven years, SCOOP awarded over $440 million to over 460,000 entrants. That's a whole lot of all-ins.

SCOOP Races worth Watching

With a ton of tournament action still to come, all eyes are on a few high-level poker pros who would love nothing more than to one-up their rivals and make SCOOP history.

- The competition between Team PokerStars Pros George Danzer and Jason Mercier is heating up - and the two even booked a hefty prop-bet on the series.


- The first Team PokerStars SCOOP Leaderboard is a welcome addition in 2016, as it adds a new dynamic to the race for SCOOP titles among online poker's top pros.

- One Team Online Pro is streaming his entire SCOOP journey on Twitch. Did we mention he's playing every event? That's a whopping 165 tournaments!

Want the full story? Learn about the pros' favorite SCOOP moments, their goals for 2016 and even bag yourself a little tournament advice by saturating yourself in all things SCOOP here.


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