One of the most eagerly awaited series of the poker calendar gets underway next month at PokerStars with $75 million guaranteed.
318 events will take place between May 8 to June 1, spread out between Low, Medium and High buy-in tiers – with $75 million guaranteed.
Buy-ins range from $2.20 all the way up to $25,000 in this ‘something for everyone’ series that is considered by many to be the official warm up before the WSOP.
On May 29 the three SCOOP Main Events will guarantee over $10 million between them:
$2,500,000 guaranteed Main Event-Low – $109 buy-in
$4,000,000 guaranteed Main Event-Medium – $1,050 buy-in
$5,000,000 guaranteed Main Event-High – $10,300 buy-in
For the first time the series will also feature a Women’s SCOOP Event:
$3,000 guaranteed Women’s SCOOP Event – $5.50 buy-in
$10,000 guaranteed Women’s SCOOP Event – $22 buy-in
$25,000 guaranteed Women’s SCOOP Event – $109 buy-in
$1 million in added value will be awarded during the series including the Low, Medium, High and Overall Leaderboards, as well as in Chests, Fast Track Satellites and special edition Spin & Go tournaments.
“At PokerStars, SCOOP is a series that we really look forward to planning each year because we know how much our community enjoy the event and all the action that comes with it,” said Severin Rasset, PokerStars Managing Director & Commercial Officer. “The 2022 Series is set to be very exciting and with up to $1 million of added value up for grabs, we’re really looking forward to rewarding our players. As always, we’ve ensured that the whole community, whether they are new to the game or experienced poker players, can fully immerse themselves into the Series, with a variety of buy-ins to suit all levels. The countdown is on, and we hope our players can use the 14th year of the SCOOP series to have fun and of course play responsibly.”
Barry Carter is the editor of PokerStrategy.com and the co-author of The Mental Game of Poker 1 & 2, Poker Satellite Strategy, PKO Poker Strategy & the new book Endgame Poker Strategy