March 21, 2024 2 min read


PokerStars Confirms SCOOP Dates for North America

The Spring Championship of Online Poker is expected to start early in April and continue through April 22, offering a wide range of events, trophies and millions of guaranteed prizes

This spring will mark the return of one of the most-anticipated poker events in North America. This is PokerStars’ Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) that will return at the start of April, offering millions in guaranteed prize pools for a number of markets. The event, encompassing markets in North America, including Canada and the United States will kick off on April 5 and run through April 22, 2024.

Markets that will be included in the Championship are Ontario, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Michigan. Undoubtedly, SCOOP is one of the much-anticipated events for poker pros and aficionados alike, considering that it will offer 18 days of memorable experiences.

Considering the high interest in the events, PokerStars confirmed that it increased the guaranteed prize pools for both Ontario and Pennsylvania. In Ontario, the edition of the championship last spring had a total of $1.8 million guaranteed prize pool, a figure that increased to $2.3 million for this year.

On the other hand, Pennsylvania players competed for a share of a $2 million prize pool last year. In contrast, this year, there will be $2.25 million up for grabs. Last but not least, the customers from Michigan and New Jersey will compete for a share of a combined $3 million prize pool. The prize pool for those markets hasn’t changed since last year.

The prestigious Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) is returning to US markets in April 2024 with millions guaranteed in prizes,

reads a statement released by PokerStars

A Wide Range of Events Promise Exceptional Experiences

PokerStars confirmed that each of the three markets, Ontario, Pennsylvania and the combined market for New Jersey and Michigan, will have its own Main Event. The poker network expects the guaranteed prize pool for each of the events to be in the range of $225,000 to $300,000, considering that 1,000 players enter the $300 buy-in Main Event.

PokerStars is yet to release additional details regarding all events within the North American markets. Yet, the company explained: “Rest assured there will be massive Main Events, boosted special editions of your favorite events, trophies up for grabs, and plenty of satellites so you can qualify for events for cheap.”

Undoubtedly, the events are going to attract a wide range of players, from up-and-coming poker fans to seasoned veterans. With that in mind, PokerStars vowed to disclose the SCOOP 2024 schedules for New Jersey, Michigan and Pennsylvania as soon as ready.


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