It certainly seems like a fitting way in which to celebrate dealing its 100 billionth hand as PokerStars has now been handed an official World Record after one of the tournaments it launched to celebrate the memorable occasion brought in a huge field of 225,000 poker players.
That number for the $1 No Limit Hold’em tournament which offered the participants a guaranteed prize pool of $300k means that the event has become the largest ever poker tournament either live or online.
The winner of the event was “Mr.SlavoPro” who managed to net himself $25,000 for the feat of finishing as the lone survivor of the tournament.
Once the event was over and done with, Guinness World Records moved in to verify all of the data before finally concluding that the event had in fact broken the world record.
In fact they had beaten their very own record that was set just eighteen months ago when the site were again celebrating a landmark.
This was at the tenth anniversary of the site in which 200,000 players converged on the event which brought a $250,000 prize pool.