The $100 million guaranteed World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) is in full gear at PokerStars.
The two-day event guarantees at least an $800,000 prize pool with $1,000 of each players' buy-in tagged as their progressive bounty.
The Thursday Thrill 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 twice during the long 280-minute late registration window giving players a chance to build a big stack for Day 2.
Day 1 of this event will play down until the money is reached. Those advancing to the final day will take a day off before they resume their battle until a winner is declared on Saturday, Sept. 3 at 5:05 GMT.
Some of the biggest names in poker will be in action today as the WCOOP-51-H: $2,100 Thursday Thrill. PokerStars Ambassador Lex "L. Veldhius" Veldhuis, Blaz "Scarmak3r" Zerjav, Daniel "SmilleThHero" Smiljkovic, and Kenny "kenny05" Smaron were among the notable players pre-registered at an hour before the action began.
The PokerNews live reporting team will be bringing all of the updates throughout this event so stay tuned.