PokerStars segregated Indian online poker room has unveiled the first ever edition of the India Championship of Online Poker (INCOOP). The inaugural series kicks off on 3 September, crammed with events for two weeks till the 22 September, with a whopping INR 9.05 Crore in guaranteed prize money.
The platform is ready to make history with 205 events for all poker enthusiasts at almost all levels. High Rollers, Deep Hyper and PKOs will be a regular affair in the series. Additionally, PokerStars is also going to introduce formats like Primetime Grind, Bubble Rush, Bounty Builder, and so on, it will be the largest series run by PokerStars in the country.
The highlight of this series is the INCOOP Main Event INR 1 Crore GTD with a buy-in of INR 11,000. The ME is scheduled to take place on 20 September at 5 pm sharp. This will be the third time PokerStars is offering INR 1 Crore GTD, the previous two were both part of prior INSCOOP series. The site is also offering players an opportunity to win a free ticket to the Main Event at their free-buy event on 20 September.
They are also running Second Chance Freeroll, giving away INR 5.75 Lakhs in INCOOP tickets. And if you’re knocked out of an INCOOP tournament before reaching the money, you’ll win a Second Chance Freeroll ticket. Every time you play in an INCOOP event, you’ll get points based on where you finish. The top 150 places at the end of the series will win cash prizes. See below:
It is the second championship tournament series PokerStars has launched in India following the debut of India Summer Championship of Online Poker (INSCOOP) last year. The previous biggest series was 2020 INSCOOP, which guaranteed over INR 8 Crore across 185 tournaments. Keep reading GutshotMagazine.com for more such poker news from around the world.