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What is the age requirement to qualify to enter WCP Tournaments?
To be eligible to compete a student must range in age from 18 years to 29 years old. A student must also have a valid Student ID and currently attend a University, College, or Vocational School for the school year 202/2021.
If you enter the tournament under false IDs or information, you will be disqualified. You will not be eligible for any prizes, etc. So be sure to follow our rules for registration to compete and have a chance at winning an assortment of amazing prizes.
How much does it cost to enter?
Zip. Nada. Zero. There is NO ENTRY FEE. It is 100% free.
How do I register for an event?
It’s easy. Simply apply and complete the info required to compete in the appropriate event on our registration page. You will receive an acknowledgment of entry by email.
If you have not received your confirmation within 24 hours, please check your spam folder or email email@example.com.
I've never played poker. Can I enter?
Of course. It’s time to learn. Google the Chris Moneymaker story. He was not a professional player but was an avid learner who loved poker. He played home games with friends as well as online tournaments. He qualified for the WSOP 2003 Main Event in a satellite online and the rest is history. So, anybody can learn, and be successful. And most importantly have fun!
I want to learn more about multi-table tournament strategy
These days there is a ton of information online from a number of very successful players. We have a number of amazing players (world champions) right here on the WCP website. They’ve won major titles and millions of dollars playing in tournaments around the world and online. We have a superstar lineup that includes WPT POY Jonathan Little, High stakes phenom Patrik Antonius, Tournament guru and consummate coach Alex Fitzgerald, poker author, and top coach James ‘splitsuit’ Sweeney, and PLO expert John Beauprez.
And if you are an advanced player, take advantage of these superstars sharing information with our WCP members. There are videos, blogs, hand breakdowns, training sites, and so much more. Click here to visit our EDU section. There is plenty of help there to get you started.
I want to learn more about multi-table tournament strategy to get a leg up on my competition.
These days there is a ton of information online from a number of very successful players. We have a number of amazing players (world champions) right here on the WCP website. They’ve won major titles and millions of dollars playing in tournaments around the world and online.
Click here to visit our EDU section. There is plenty of help there to get you started.
And if you are an advanced player, take advantage of the superstars we have sharing information with our WCP members. There are videos, blogs, hand breakdowns, training sites, and so much more.
How secure is the PokerStars platform?
PokerStars is one of the premier online poker platforms in the world. The security of the site is of utmost importance to PokerStars. They have over 20 years of experience. They care about the integrity of the game and its players.
How do I claim my prize(s) if I place in an event?
Before any prizes are awarded for any of our winners, they will be required to send proof of current college enrollment. We will provide you with a list of the information we need, and we will follow up with your institution.
Once you have been verified, we will send your prize after consulting with you the best way to send it by USPS, UPS, or FedEx. Please allow up to 30 days to verify student enrollment as well as to post the prizes to the address of your choice.
Can I enter an Event more than once?
This is a free event and not a rebuy tournament. You may only enter once. If for some reason we discover that you have entered twice under a different alias, you will be banned from all WCP events and not allowed to compete in the future. Be aware. PokerStars software and security can trace users from their unique IP addresses.
Please be fair and courteous to your fellow competitors.
How can I help?
You can apply and become one of our College Campus Representatives. Please click here for more info. We will be rewarding the top three students who recommend the most friends with special prizes, etc.
What’s next for WCP events?
Stay tuned to our social media channels for updated info and posts. The plan is to host a unique event this spring to celebrate International Women’s month and all the women who love poker. For more info click here.
Our Main Event will begin registration on April 12th and will be played online at PokerStars.net during the month of July. We will host a live final table *(Covid permitting) at a location TBA.
What does the WCP and PokerStars do with my private information?
We do not share it with any outside vendors or companies in any shape or form. Your private information is safe with us. (see Terms & Conditions)