Welcome to Day 1 of WCOOP 91-H: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, NLHE Main Event]. A large turnout is expected for this World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) main event with a guaranteed prize pool of $10,000,000.
Portugal's Andre "PTFisherman23" Marques was the main event champion in 2020, topping a field of 1,977 to take home $1,147,271 after a three-way deal with Teun "tinnoemulder" Mulder and Tonio "prrrak4783" Röder.
This is a four-day tournament. Day 1 will kick off at 5:05 p.m. GMT and will play continue until the completion of Level 15. Monday’s Day 2 will continue until 72 players are remaining, and Day 3 will have Tuesday to play down to a final table that will take place on Wednesday September 15.
Players will begin with 250,000 chips and blinds will start at 500/1000/125 with an increase every 30 minutes. Re-entry is available for 24 hours after the start of the tournament and players may re-enter twice during that time.
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