PokerStars announce a $100 million SCOOP, so GGPoker announce a $150 million pageant to rival it with low, medium and excessive buy-ins.
Last week PokerStars introduced the Spring Championship of Online Poker which begins this Sunday. If you’ve got puzzled why in recent times they announce their main festivals at quick discover, it’s as a result of there was a pattern the place different operators announce rival collection to piggy again on the large PokerStars festivals.
That is exactly what has simply occurred. At very quick discover GGPoker have introduced the GG Spring Festival which has $150 million assured in contrast to the $100 million for the PokerStars SCOOP.
SCOOP has 102 occasions, the GG Spring Festival has 110 occasions. All these occasions have a event on the low, medium or excessive buy-in tier. The GG Spring Festival takes place on April 4 to April 25, identical to SCOOP.
Both collection have a number of Main Events, however notably GGPoker has two Main Events with a $10 million assure, whereas PokerStars has $5 million ensures for his or her equal tournaments.
|No Limit GGSF Main Event||$1,500||$10 million|
|No Limit GGSF Main Event||$10,300||$10 million|
|Bounty Hunters Main Event||$5,250||$2 million|
|Bounty Hunters Main Event||$525||$1.25 million|
|High Rollers Main Event||$1,050||$1 million|
There are 39 occasions in whole with a $1 million assure or increased. There are additionally $1 million in leaderboard prizes throughout the three buy-in tiers.
Quite merely this can be a very aggressive advertising technique the place GGPoker plan to plant their flag and say that they’re the largest web site on the earth proper now. This time final 12 months we noticed file breaking prize swimming pools throughout all the key poker rooms due to the worldwide lockdowns. Although issues are trying extra promising usually this 12 months, most components of the world are nonetheless in some types of lockdown with COVID instances surging in different components. So the timing as soon as once more appears promising for this daring advertising push.
The large query now’s whether or not PokerStars will reply by rising their very own ensures or extending their schedule?
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