In Pennsylvania, Michigan, and New Jersey, the famous PokerStars Championship of Online Poker is presently taking place. The COOP is available on all three PokerStars US-facing sites, with each running concurrently from September 10 to 27. On PokerStars PA, the Pennsylvania Championship of Online Poker (PACOOP) guarantees $2 million in 69 events. The $300 buy-in PACOOP Main Event takes place Sept. 26-27, with a guaranteed prize pool of $200,000 on the line.
The Michigan Championship of Online Poker in 2021 will feature 68 events with a total prize pool of $1.5 million. The MICOOP will be held for the second time on PokerStars MI, which was introduced in January 2021. The NJCOOP series, which returns to PokerStars NJ with a schedule of 60 events, is well-known among New Jersey poker players. For the 2021 NJCOOP, the guarantees total $1 million, including the $300 buy-in, $100,000 guaranteed Main Event on September 26-27.
Corey “Corgasm231” Paggeot, a two-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit ring champion, won the 2021 MICOOP Event #49: $250 NLHE in heads-up action. Thursday Thrill PKO SE Championship Trophy Event, $40K GTD, $3,969 top prize + $5,825 in bonuses. Paggeot was back home in Michigan when he chose to play the MICOOP on PokerStars. He now resides in Las Vegas and works with Matt Berkey at Solve For Why. It turned out to be a sensible and successful move. The tournament drew 195 participants, with a total prize pool of $45,435 exceeding the guarantee.
Andrew “autokorekt” Korby won his second championship of the season. The winner of the $78,055 prize pool was “MasterOf0ne.” After defeating a field of 186 competitors, “TheBigSlick74” won their third title. The NJCOOP Championship Trophy went to Xingang “wxg1989” Wang. The $200,000 guaranteed Main Event and High Roller Championship will be held on Sunday to conclude the 2021 PACOOP.