The DAILY SCOOP for Tuesday

May 14, 2019inPoker

The internet calls this “Chicken Dance Day”. We call it Day 2 of SCOOP 2019.

So, while you perform your own rendition of the “Yeltsin Chicken Wing” in the comfort of your own home, allow us to explain how you can turn a few dollars today into a SCOOP fortune… from the comfort of your own home.

There are 14 tournaments on the SCOOP schedule for Tuesday. But if you’re looking for some instant gratification at the affordable end, look no further than this one:

SCOOP 11-L: $5.50 5-Card PLO [6-Max, Progressive KO], $20K Gtd: 16:45

You’ll find SCOOP 11-L has everything.

A buy-in that won’t pummel your bankroll with a heavy stick, and a guaranteed prize pool of $20,000. That means the top finishers could add something like three zeroes to that original five dollars.

It’s a 5-Card PLO tournament too, which means action all the way. And because it’s a Progressive KO format, you can earn money for busting players, as well as for going deep.

It kicks off at 11:45 ET, or 16:45 UK.

That’s give everyone on the Eastern side of the Atlantic enough time to get home from work while late registration stays open.

If you’re on the other side, you’re going to need the afternoon off. Or a manageable dose of that, err… “336-hour virus” that’s been knocking around. Reassure your boss you should be fine about a week on Monday.

So play it, and then let us know on Twitter (@PokerStarsBlog) how you get on. Especially if, having clicked the link above for “how to play 5-Card PLO,” you figured “nah, I’ll figure it out”, and jumped right in.

And something to do while you wait

While you’re waiting convalescing, check out the SCOOP latest on the PokerStars Blog today.

There’s a win for former Platinum Pass winner Julian Perouse, and a near miss for team pro Lex Veldhuis.

PLUS, we try to predict the future by asking when we’ll see the first double SCOOP winner of the year.

You can read it here. But it’s you. Of course, it’s you.

And to work out which other SCOOP events you’re going to win this year, check out the full Series schedule here.

Finally, you’re right, they’re wrong, and that’s the end of it

Our Battle of the Poker Songs plays on on Twitter.

We’re down to the semi-finals which will pitch Lady Gaga’s Poker Face against Johnny Cash’s Big River. Meanwhile Motorhead’s Ace of Spades will take on House of the Rising Sun by Eric Burdon and the Animals.

It’s the kind of thing that only takes place on social media, so check it out next time you’re there.




PokerStars staff

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