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PokerStars World Record Week

Posted at 17:24 2008-12-26


This week at PokerStars is set to be one for the record books. On December 28th PokerStars are looking to get 35,000 players entered into one single No limit Holdem Tournament. Last year, PokerStars broke the Guinness World Record for the ‘Largest Online Poker Tournament’ when they managed to get an incredible 20,000 players to enter a single tournament. They managed did it in 200, and this year they are looking to do it again.

If the thought of being part of an actual Guinness World Record attempt is not enough, PokerStars have decided to attach a $500,000 Guaranteed prize pool to the event as a bonus to all that participate. With a buy in of only $11, this is an event that everyone can afford to take part in, and with a minimum overlay of $150,000 there are no excuses to miss out on this incredible event.

Here are the details on this not to be missed tournament.

•    Sunday, December 28 at 15:30 ET – (7:30 Monday December 29, 2008 in Australia/Victoria AEST)
•    $500K USD guaranteed prize pool – (That’s $730K AUD!!!!)
•    $11 buy-in
•    35,000 Player max
•    Registration is open now

To find the tournament, go to the PokerStars Lobby and select ‘Tourney’ and ‘Regular’ or ‘Special’.

In addition to the World record attempt, PokerStars is also the home to the biggest weekly tournament, the Sunday Millions. To celebrate the holiday season, they have decided to increase the guarantee from $1 MILLION to an incredible $2.5 MILLION for this week’s tournament. With a buy in of only $215, this is your chance to start of the New Year with a BANG.

Here are the details on this weeks upcoming Sunday Million event.

•    Sunday, December 28 at 16:30 ET – (8:30 Monday December 29, 2008 in Australia/Victoria AEST)
•    $2,500,000 guaranteed prize pool
•    $215 buy-in
•    Satellites, including VIP satellites are available for as little as $2.

If you don’t have a PokerStars account yet, then you have to be asking yourself by now, “WHY NOT?”


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