The 2nd annual ONCOOP tournament series is underway at Pokerstars Ontario until Oct 2

Last Updated
November 6, 2023

PokerStars Resurrects ONCOOP with $2 Million Guaranteed Prize Pool

The Ontario Championship of Online Poker (ONCOOP) is making a highly-anticipated return to the virtual felt at PokerStars, promising 18 days of intense poker action from September 15th to October 2nd.

This year's ONCOOP boasts a colossal $2 million guaranteed prize pool, offering an exciting opportunity for poker enthusiasts to showcase their skills and compete for glory. Consisting of 20 championship events, each winner will receive a special trophy as a testament to their ONCOOP triumph.

The centerpiece of the series is the Main Event, scheduled for October 1st. A total of $175,000 is up for grabs in this two-day feature, including an impressive $20,000 NAPT Gold Pass for the champion. The NAPT Gold Pass includes enticing perks such as round-trip flights to Las Vegas, a luxurious nine-night accommodation, and a prestigious $5,300 seat at the NAPT High Roller event.

Players can secure their spot in the Main Event by opting for a direct buy-in of $300 or by participating in satellite tournaments starting from just $1, as well as special edition $3 Spin & Go's.

Moreover, participants have the chance to satellite into other thrilling ONCOOP 2023 championship events. The tournament schedule offers a wide variety of games with buy-ins starting as low as $10, ensuring there is something for everyone to enjoy during ONCOOP 2023.

Registration for the events is currently open, so players are encouraged to sign up and embark on their quest for poker supremacy. Stay tuned for more updates and witness the birth of champions at ONCOOP.

Here is the schedule of ONCOOP 2023 Championship Events:

- September 16, 18:30 ET: ONCOOP 12: $500 NLHE [8-Max, Ontario Open Championship], with $35,000 GTD
- September 17, 17:05 ET: ONCOOP 19: $200 NLHE [8-Max, Sunday Special Championship], with $55,000 GTD
- September 18, 18:05 ET: ONCOOP 28: $100 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO, The Brawl Championship], with $25,000 GTD
- September 19, 19:30 ET: ONCOOP 35: $300 NLHE [Heads-Up, Progressive Total KO, Heads-Up Championship], with $25,000 GTD
- September 20, 19:05 ET: ONCOOP 42: $100 NLHE [6-Max, 6-Max Championship], with $18,000 GTD
- September 21, 19:05 ET: ONCOOP 47: $200 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO, Thursday Thrill Championship], with $30,000 GTD
- September 23, 18:05 ET: ONCOOP 62: $300 NLHE [8-Max, Deepstack Championship], with $30,000 GTD
- September 24, 17:05 ET: ONCOOP 70: $1,000 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO, NLHE PKO Championship], with $60,000 GTD
- September 24, 19:30 ET: ONCOOP 73: $100 PLO [6-Max, PLO Championship], with $12,000 GTD
- September 25, 19:05 ET: ONCOOP 79: $300 HORSE [Progressive KO, HORSE Championship], with $10,000 GTD

ONCOOP is a can't miss tournament series; it offers Ontario poker players a chance to showcase their skills in various poker formats. With a diverse range of events, including NLHE, PLO, HORSE, and more, there is something for every poker enthusiast. Whether you prefer the fast-paced action of No Limit Hold'em or the strategic nuances of Pot Limit Omaha, ONCOOP has you covered.

One of the highlights of ONCOOP is the Ontario Open Championship, which features an $8-Max tournament with a $500 buy-in and a guaranteed prize pool of $35,000. This event promises fierce competition and the chance to prove your mettle against some of the best poker players in Ontario.

Another exciting event is the Sunday Special Championship, an 8-Max NLHE tournament with a buy-in of $200 and a guaranteed prize pool of $55,000. Sunday tournaments are known for attracting a large field of participants, creating an exhilarating atmosphere and giving players the opportunity to make a big score.

For those who enjoy knockout tournaments, The Brawl Championship is a Progressive KO event with an $8-Max structure and a buy-in of $100. With a guaranteed prize pool of $25,000, this tournament rewards both skillful play and aggressive elimination strategies.

Heads-Up enthusiasts will find their place in the Heads-Up Championship, featuring a Progressive Total KO format. With a buy-in of $300 and a guaranteed prize pool of $25,000, this tournament tests players' one-on-one skills and decision-making abilities.

In addition to these featured events, ONCOOP offers a wide range of other tournaments, each with its own unique prize pool and game format. Players can choose from 6-Max, Progressive KO, Deepstack, and more, ensuring there is something to cater to every player's preference.

With the registration currently open, players are encouraged to sign up and secure their spot in these highly-anticipated events. ONCOOP is not simply about winning money; it's a platform for poker enthusiasts to come together, test their skills, and create memorable moments on the virtual felt.

So mark your calendars, prepare your strategies, and get ready for the Ontario Championship of Online Poker. ONCOOP 2023 promises to be an unforgettable experience filled with excitement, competition, and the chance to crown new poker champions.

If you have any further questions or need more information, feel free to ask. Good luck at ONCOOP!

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Ryan Fisler
Ryan Fisler

Ryan is a poker enthusiast and entrepreneur currently living in Kingston, Ontario.

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