For the first time in history, PokerStars has opened the WCOOP Super High Roller which is a betting market for poker events. The World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) for the years 2015 on the Poker Stars is almost over with 32 of the required 72 events already over. Three others were scheduled to be completed by the end of the day on Thursday.
It is worth noting that this online poker festival began on the 6th of September and runs all through to the 27th of September. However, the schedule details are not too much of a concern to many poker lovers and especially those who are particularly interested in exciting poker news. The event features a combined $45 million in terms of guarantee prizes. Therefore, for the poker lovers out there who want to gamble and make some good money, this is the sort of an event that they ought to be attending at such a time.
Other than the WCOOP $5200 main event that should be taking place on the 27th of September, featuring an awesomely breathtaking $10 million prize pool, most of the players at these championships will with no doubt be having their eyes fixed to play or watch the upcoming WCOOP $51000 Super High Roller that comes with a $1 million guarantee prize pool later on the 20th of September.
Again, to add to this sort of excitement, for the first time in history, PokerStars will allow its players to bet on the eventual outcome of an online poker event that will be decided by the event organizers.
The players who will be taking part in this event will most definitely find the betting market for the event within their PokerStars software client by basically heading to the Sports tab and then choosing Poker as the sport. Currently, the options that one can bet on is for whoever PokerStars players think would be the eventual winner of the event and the other parties that would be finishing in the top three.
In the current setup, the favorites are the sort of players that most evidently do not need any introduction whatsoever. For those who have been following poker news and other elements that are related to the game of gambling, these are players who always take the headlines when events like these ones come into the picture. Some of these players are Jason Mercier, Chris Moorman and Daniel Negreanu. These three players are listed at odds of 13.00 or 12.00 to 1. Those who wish to make bets on these players can do so at one quarter of those listed odds and see if they will eventually finish the event in the top three.
There is no doubt that PokerStars is excited about this current aspect of the opening of its betting market for the WCOOP Super High Roller. According to Stephen Risk, the managing director of sports betting at PokerStars, the company is excited to offer its customers the valuable opportunity to bet on online tournaments for this first time and therefore the Super High Roller event is seen as the most ideal event to get started in this new venture.
Moreover, the Super High Roller event is currently the most talked about online tournament today. With the added aspect of having to bet it, things are much sweeter and more appealing both to the fans and the players. Fans from around the world can rally behind their favorite player and win money if their bets are right at the penultimate end of the event. However, the betting market for this particular event remains closed until the start of the main event on the 20th of September. It is good to bet wisely so as to maximize the chances of winning some good money.