Weekly Challenges with $1,000,000 in WCOOP tickets to be won

The World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) will return on August 22 with a huge $100,000,000 in guaranteed prize money.

Prep for this massive series by collecting tickets to use at WCOOP tourneys. Take part in our Road to WCOOP Challenges where there’s $1,000,000 in WCOOP tickets up for grabs. Get involved from July 26-August 21.

Opt-in. Play poker. Earn points. Meet your target for tickets to weekly prize draws.

Start on your journey to WCOOP with this great value. Can we count you in?

Here’s how it works:

  • Opt-in each week to the Road to WCOOP promotion via your Challenges Window.
  • Choose a Redemption Points Target – Low, Medium or High. You can only earn points towards one target each week (and can therefore only enter one draw).
  • Play your favorite poker games from Sunday-Saturday, between 00:00 ET-23:59 ET, to complete the Challenge associated with your target.*
  • Meet your Redemption Points Target and get a ticket to a weekly draw. There will be separate draws for each category – Low, Medium and High. Draws will take place on Sundays at 00:05 ET.
  • Check if you’ve won WCOOP tickets. If you didn’t get a prize, you’ll get a ticket to our Ambassador Freeroll on Sunday, August 22.

* Unless stated otherwise, you will earn 5 Redemption Points for every $1 you pay in rake or tournament fees (6.5 points per £1/5.5 points per €1) for each Challenge.

$200,000 Ambassador Freeroll

Didn’t pick up a WCOOP ticket at the weekly draw? You’ll get an Ambassador Freeroll ticket. You can collect more than one Ambassador Freeroll ticket if you take part in several weekly draws without winning.

The event, which will take place on Sunday, August 22, will have $200,000 in WCOOP tickets available for players to win.

PokerStars ambassadors will also be taking part. They will all have a bounty on their heads and if you knock an ambassador out of the tournament, you’ll pick up a $530 WCOOP Main Event ticket.

Want even more chances to pick up WCOOP tickets? We’ve got you. If you’ve linked your PokerStars and Twitch accounts, and also watch the Ambassador Freeroll event via one of our ambassador’s channels, you could win a prize. Winners will receive tickets inside Chests.

Tune in on August 22 at 14:00 ET. Here are the links to our ambassadors’ Twitch channels:

Terms & Conditions

Summary

Road to WCOOP is a promotion that awards tickets to the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). This is one of PokerStars biggest online poker tournament series and it will commence on August 22, 2021 on the PokerStars site. Any WCOOP tickets won via this promotion can be used as entries to WCOOP tournaments. There will be a total of $100,000,000 in guaranteed prize money awarded across WCOOP tournaments.

This promotion awards players with tickets to a weekly draw. WCOOP tickets will be awarded throughout the promotion and players who don’t win WCOOP ticket in a draw will win a ticket to a special Freeroll event. The Ambassador Freeroll event (as further specified below) will take place on August 22, 2021.

To win tickets to the draws, players must opt-in to the promotion in any given week. They can opt-in to as many weeks as they wish and can complete weekly Challenges as described below under ‘How to win a ticket to a draw’. Only by completing these Challenges, and by entering a draw, can players have the chance to win WCOOP tickets or Ambassador Freeroll event tickets.

This promotion takes place from 00:00 ET on July 26, 2021 until 23:59 ET on August 21, 2021.

How to win a ticket to a draw

To enter, you must first opt-in to the Road to WCOOP promotion via the ‘Challenges Window’ in the PokerStars client.

To win a ticket to a draw, you must choose and complete a Challenge. Challenges are linked to a Redemption Points Target and as soon as you opt-in to the promotion, you will be presented with three different Challenges to choose from. Redemption Points Targets are reached by playing Real Money poker games. The selected Challenge is completed as soon as the Redemption Points Target is reached. Unless stated otherwise, you will earn 5 Redemption Points for every $1 you pay in rake or tournament fees (6.5 points per £1/5.5 points per €1) for each Challenge. Redemption Points will be credited to your account.

The Redemption Points Target will determine the type of draw that you can enter. The types of draws are specified below and are split into ‘Low’, ‘Medium’ and ‘High’. ‘Low’ draws, for ‘Low’ Redemption Points Targets, will award low value prizes. ‘Medium’ draws, for ‘Medium’ Redemption Points Targets, will award medium value prizes. ‘High’ draws, for ‘High’ Redemption Points Targets, will award high value prizes.

The prizes in the ‘Low’, ‘Medium’ and ‘High’ draws will be WCOOP tickets, as further specified in the tables below.

You have from Sunday-Saturday, between 00:00 ET-23:59 ET, in any given week during the promotion, to complete a Challenge that you have selected for that week.

You can participate in the promotion for as many weeks as you wish, and you can opt-in to the promotion on any day and in any week. Whenever you opt-in, Challenges must be completed by the Saturday at 23:59 ET.

If you reach the required Redemption Points Target for the selected Challenge in any given week, you will win a ticket for the respective draw taking place on Sunday at 00:05 ET (at the end of such week). The last draw will take place on August 22, 2021 at 00:05 ET.

The latest you can opt-in to the promotion and participate to win a ticket for the last draw is at 00:00 ET on August 21, 2021.

You will receive your ticket to a draw once you have reached the Redemption Points Target required for the selected Challenge. You can only reach your Redemption Points Target once per week; therefore you can win one ticket to a draw per week.

Please find below more information on the Redemption Points Targets for each Challenge, and how each level of draw awards WCOOP tickets:

Redemption Points and draws:

ChallengeRedemption Points requiredType of draw
1 50 Low
2 150 Medium
3 300 High

WCOOP tickets awarded:

Type of drawWCOOP ticket value range
Low $5.50-$215
Medium $55-$2,100
High $530-$5,200

Ambassador Freeroll event

If you have taken part in a draw but did not win a WCOOP ticket, you will get a ticket to the Ambassador Freeroll event. This event will award $200,000 in WCOOP tickets, as well as the prizes mentioned below. Ambassador Freeroll tickets will be credited to your account within 48 hours after the draw you took part in (which did not award you with a WCOOP ticket). You can get and use multiple Ambassador Freeroll event tickets.

The Ambassador Freeroll event will take place on August 22, 2021.

Ambassador Freeroll event tickets cannot be credited or exchanged for cash. Any unused Ambassador Freeroll event tickets will be void after the Ambassador Freeroll event. They cannot be (re)used for other tournaments.

During the Ambassador Freeroll event, you will compete in a tournament and get the chance to sit at the same table as one of our PokerStars ambassadors. This event will award WCOOP tickets and there will be bounties* to be won if you knockout an ambassador. Bounties will be paid as $530 WCOOP Main Event tickets. Bounties will be credited within 48 hours after the Ambassador Freeroll event.

The Ambassador Freeroll event might be streamed on the ambassadors’ Twitch channels.

PokerStars account holders who have a verified account on our site, and who have their PokerStars account linked to their Twitch account, will have the chance to win WCOOP tickets while they are watching any of the PokerStars ambassadors’ Twitch channels during the Ambassador Freeroll event. These tickets will be awarded via Chests and will be dropped at random into PokerStars account holders’ accounts. Any Chests that are awarded will be found under ‘My Rewards’.

*Bounty(ies): The bounty is awarded to the player who wins the relevant pot for the hand in question. Each ambassador will have a bounty assigned to them and that bounty will be awarded to a player who knocks them out of the Ambassador Freeroll event.

Additional information

  • Any poker games played prior to opting in will not count towards this promotion.
  • Prizes and/or gifts won as part of this promotion cannot be exchanged for cash or transferred to any other players.
    WCOOP tickets won via this promotion will expire on September 15 at 23:59 ET. They will hold no value once expired and will not be compensated.
  • By entering this promotion, you agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions and our general promotional Terms & Conditions.

Click here for general promotional Terms & Conditions.

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