100 Billion Hands Celebration: $300,000 World Record Tourney

PokerStars Hosts Biggest Ever Poker Tournament!

On Sunday, June 16, you helped us smash the existing record for the biggest poker tournament ever held, as 225,000 players took part in our World Record Tournament. Russian PokerStars Poker School member Mr.SlavaPro was the eventual winner, collecting $25,000 in prize money, but congratulations to all who took part! See the PokerStars Blog for more.

The World Record Tournament was part of our 100 Billionth Hands Celebration. See here for details on what’s happening next!

Play for a share of $300,000 with a special World Record Tournament on June 16, including $25,000 for the winner and cash prizes for thousands of others. In addition to the huge prize pool, you also get to be part of poker history as we aim to set a new record for the biggest poker tournament of all time. The target is an incredible 225 ,000 players, and you can take part for just $1.  

PokerStars last World Record Tournament was in December 2011, where 200,000 players helped set a new record. Russia’s ‘sokoluk1991’ won the tournament, which was certified by Guinness in a special ceremony at EPT Prague. Don’t miss out on being part of our new World Record attempt!

How to Play the World Record Tournament

This special tourney has a buy-in of just $1 and takes place at 13:00 ET on June 16 . It has a fixed prize pool of $300,000, including $25,000 for the winner.

To buy-in directly or register for a satellite, open the PokerStars lobby and click ‘Tourney’ > ‘Special’, or search for ‘Record’ using the Tourney Filter.

Please Note: The tournament will be capped at 225,000 players, so be sure to secure your place early. There will be no late registration for this tournament.

Contact support@pokerstars.com if you have any questions about the World Record Tournament or any other 100 Billion Hands Celebration promotion - where a total of $5,000,000 will be awarded across all events.

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