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Described as “the premier online poker series in the world,” this year’s World Championship of Online Poker boasts an overall guaranteed prize pool of $40,000,000. Given the worldwide popularity of WCOOP and its established history of exceeding guarantees year after year, it’s quite possible that WCOOP 2014 will surpass its current guarantee by tens of millions before the tournament series comes to an end.

WCOOP begins with a $109 NL Hold’em tourney that has a $700K guarantee on Friday, September 7 and wraps up with the $5,200 NL Hold’em Main Event on September 28, 2014. This year’s ME has a whopping guarantee of $10M! There are 66 events across multiple poker variants, including HORSE, Razz, PL Omaha, Stud and PL 5-Card Omaha, among others, on this year’s calendar.

PokerStars has a steady stream of affordable satellites leading to tickets to each WCOOP tournament which makes participating in WCOOP tourneys possible regardless of whether your bankroll is $5.00 or $50,000.

In fact, PokerStars has arranged an exclusive tournament just for’s visitors! This event will reward the top 18 finishers with individual tickets to WCOOP Event #22, a $215 NLHE competition that begins at 11am ET on Sunday, September 14, 2014. Event #22 has a huge $1,000,000 guarantee!

The password-protected FTR WCOOP Challenge will start at 16:00 ET on September 8, 2014. The tournament has a buy-in of just $3.00+.30 which means you can win a seat in WCOOP Event #22 that’s worth $215 for just over $3.00!

You can learn more about the PokerStars FTR WCOOP Challenge by clicking here.

PokerStars is the world’s largest online poker room and is set to host the 12th annual World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) with $40,000,000 guaranteed over 66 events. For more information on the WCOOP, and to download and start playing poker, visit