PokerStars World Record Online Poker Tournament

PokerStars Sets a New World Record!

The 10th Anniversary World Record tournament attracted 200,000 runners, setting a new record for the biggest-ever poker tournament! The winner was Russia’s sokoluk1991 who bested the monster field to parlay a $1 investment into a $40,258 payday (after a deal was made when play got down to three-handed). The new record was certified by Guinness at EPT Prague, and you can read a full report on the PokerStars Blog. Thanks to everyone that took part and helped to make poker history!

New World Record Breaker Poker Tournament

On December 4 you can be part of history as PokerStars aims to break its own Guinness World Record for the largest poker tournament ever staged! Entry costs just $1, and with a guaranteed $50,000 for first place, you get great value, plus the chance to be part of something truly special. The record attempt will be sanctioned by Guinness World Records and listed in their renowned database of ‘world bests’.

Here’s everything you need to know about the 10th Anniversary World Record Tournament:

  • Date: December 4
  • Time: 12:30 ET (18:30 CET)
  • Buy-In: $1
  • Prize Pool Guarantee: $250,000
  • Top Prize: $50,000 for first place

To register for this special tournament, open the PokerStars client and click ‘Events’, ‘10th Anniversary’ & ‘All’. To find it even faster, type the word ‘record’ in the Tourney Filter.

PokerStars already holds the current World Record, but it’s only right that we should celebrate the 10th Anniversary with a new target of 150,000 players. Don’t miss out on joining Team Pro and thousands of others in the biggest poker tournament of all time!

World Record Tournament 10th Anniversary Timeline

The world’s largest poker site has been setting new standards and smashing records since 2001. One of the biggest achievements of all however came in 2009 when a staggering 149,196 players took part in the same tournament, setting a new World Record that still stands today. But now it’s time to aim higher than ever before, and you can help us make history once again for a buy-in of just $1!

Contact if you have any questions about the World Record Tournament and how to take part.

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