WCOOP-34-H: $25,000 NLHE [8-Max, Super High Roller], $3M Gtd

The $3M GTD WCOOP $25K Super High Roller Kicks Off at PokerStars at 5:05 p.m. GMT

WCOOP 2021

The $100 million guaranteed World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) progressed to second week at PokerStars.

Some of the biggest names in poker will be in action today as the WCOOP-34-H: $25,000 Super High Roller] features the largest buy-in of the festival.

The two-day event guarantees at least a $3 million prize and comes on the heads of another big buy-in event just completing with Brazil's Pedro "PadiLhA SP" Padilha defeating fellow countrymate Pablo "pabritz" Brito heads-up in the WCOOP-14-H: $10,300 NLHE High Roller with both players banking over $200,000 thanks to the duo agreeing to a heads-up deal.

The Super High Roller is a deep-stacked affair with all players beginning with 250,000 in chips. The blinds will slowly at every 20 minutes on Day 1 starting at 1,200/2,400/300a. Players can re-enter three times during the long late registration period which last is available for the first 325 minutes of play.

Day 1 of this event will play down until the money is reached. Those advancing to the final day will resume their battle until a winner is declared on Monday, Aug 30 at 5:05 GMT.

PokerStars Ambassadors Lex "L. Veldhius" Veldhuis and Mason "Pye_Face21" Pye were among the players to register at least an hour before the action was scheduled to begin. They will be joined by Niklas "lena900" Astedt, Simon "C. Darwin2" Mattsson, Vlad "dariepoker" Darie, and many other of the stars of poker.

Pye is not normally a name the poker world is used to seeing in $25K events. He will give today a shot for free, while also streaming the action to his Twitch fans, thanks to winning the PokerStars Ambassador SNG.

The PokerNews live reporting team will be bringing all of the updates throughout this event so stay tuned.