Enjoy WCOOP-style Events from just $1.10

Want to be part of this year’s World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), but haven’t got the bankroll to play your favorite events?  Don’t panic, because Mini-WCOOP is your chance to experience the thrill of WCOOP events at a fraction of the cost.

With 82 events and more than $1,000,000 in tournament guarantees, Mini-WCOOP follows closely the same tournament formats and structures as WCOOP, but with buy-ins at a fraction of the cost. Head to the ‘Mini-WCOOP’ tab in the tournament lobby to take part now.

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Mini-WCOOP buy-ins and structures

Each event costs 1/100th of the full WCOOP buy-in, and Mini-WCOOP buy-ins are capped at $11 - with the exception of the $50 Main Event on September 26. Let’s look at a buy-in example:

  • WCOOP Event 21 NL Hold’em has a $215 buy-in
  • Mini-WCOOP Event 21 NL Hold’em has a $2.20 buy-in

Each Mini-WCOOP event will also follow the format of the corresponding WCOOP event precisely, with the following exceptions:

  • ‘Special Edition’ events will not be present in Mini-WCOOP, nor will ‘High-Roller’ or ‘Championship’ events
  • These events will be present, at the correct/corresponding buy-ins, they simply won’t be labelled as ‘Special Edition’, ‘High-Roller’, or ‘Championship’ events

Please Note:  Satellites to Mini-WCOOP will be very limited, and offered to events only on the day they are scheduled to start.

Mini-WCOOP schedule

Check out the full Mini-WCOOP schedule below, then head to the ‘Mini-WCOOP’ tab in your PokerStars lobby to get started.

Mini-WCOOP schedule

If you have any questions about Mini-WCOOP, contact Support.

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