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Published: 16th July 2009 Written by Promotion Poker
Updated: 7th December 2023

full tilt poker record breakerFull Tilt Poker are planning to break the Guinness World Record by hosting the Biggest online poker tourney this Sunday 19th July 2009. Play this Tournament and make some poker history while playing for your share of over half a million prize pool. The maximum player limit is set to 50,000 players so far many of the Full Tilt Poker pros have registered for the event. Register early to avoid disappointment the tournament is already filling up quickly.

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Guinness World Record Update

Full Tilt Poker failed at their attempt to host the biggest online poker tournament, in defense of their Guinness World Record title, PokerStars hosted a tournament earlier on the same day with a buy-in of only $1 compared to Full Tilt Poker $5 buy-in. PokerStars managed to get 65,000 players in their tournament breaking their own previous record.

Full Tilt Poker could have probably broken the record on the day had they not limited the tournament to only 50,000 which was full an hour and and half before the tournament began.

PokerStars are still the Number One poker room but Full Tilt Poker aren’t far off in second place, Full Tilt have just celebrated their 5th Birthday, PokerStars have been running for more than 8 years.

Full Tilt Poker The Record Breaker

Date: Sunday 19th July 2009
Seating Time: 15:05
Tournament Begins: 15:20
Buy-in: $5
Prize Pool: $500,000 ($250K guaranteed plus $250K added)

Full Tilt Poker are really getting the action going for the celebration of their fifth birthday. Play in the largest online poker tournament for only $5 buy-in or 1000 FTP, satellites are also available from as low as 15 FTP or $0.25.

You can find this World Record breaking tournament in the lobby under the tournament tab. The Record Breaker is aiming at being the biggest online tournament because of the large amount of players registered there will be a seating delay of 15 minutes.

In order to Qualify for the Guinness World Records attempt, Full Tilt Poker will need to supply them with each email address and user name registered to prove the validity of each player, your details will be sent for these purposes only.

Satellite Tournaments for The Record Breaker

Tournaments are running every hour keep an eye out for them in the lobby, the record breaker satellites vary in Buy-in amounts some awarding more seats than others based on the amount of players entered and the buy-in for each event.

Sit n’ Go satellites
9 Player SNG – $0.55
9 Player SNG – 150 FTP
9 Player SNG – $1.10
90 Player SNG – 15 FTP
18 Player SNG – 75 FTP
9 Player SNG – $0.55

Tournament Satellites
16th July 2009
02:13 ET – Buy-in: $0.65
02:23 ET – Buy-in: $0.25
02:33 ET – Buy-in: 250 FTP
02:43 ET – Buy-in: $1.30
02:53 ET – Buy-in: $0.50
03:03 ET – Buy-in: 100 FTP

Many Full Tilt Poker Pros have registered for The Record Breaker here is your chance to bust them out of the tournament and earn some bragging rights. Full Tilt Poker minimum first deposit is only $10 so just about anyone can afford to deposit and enter.

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