word type: noun

  1. An acronym standing for the World Blogger Championship of Online Poker.
  2. A series of six freerolls open only to poker bloggers hosted by PokerStars.


The PokerStars WBCOOP is a seven-day event that includes six preliminary tournaments running from January 25-30, 2010. The series ends with the Main Event on January 31st, with all tournaments free-to-enter for those that post about the tournament series on their blogs.

How to Enter

To participate, players have to register on the PokerStars site and make a post about how they will be participating in the WBCOOP at PokerStars. Non-poker blogs are eligible to participate in the promotion.


The preliminary events are all freerolls and can be found in the lobby within the "Tourney" area under "All":
No Limit Hold'em, January 25th @ 17:00 ET
Pot Limit Omaha, January 26th @ 17:00 ET
No Limit Hold'em, January 27th @ 18:00 ET
No Limit Hold'em, January 28th @ 18:00 ET
8-Game Mix, January 29th @ 19:00 ET
No Limit Hold'em, January 30th @ 15:00 ET


Prizes for the preliminary events will award $6,038 worth of SCOOP tickets, including a $1,050 SCOOP ticket for first place. The Main Event will give away 136 tickets to SCOOP events including a 1st place prize of $3,150.