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Published: 6th December 2011 Written by Online Poker Tournaments
Updated: 4th December 2023

pokerstars guinness world record largest online poker tournamentPokerStars have broken their own Guinness World Record by hosting the largest online poker tournament. The event attracted 200,000 players and reached its cap limit three hours before the tournament starting time. This is quite an impressive accomplishment considering PokerStars lost it’s US traffic in April.

PokerStars 10th Anniversary promotions continue as they celebrate 10 years of online poker with promotions for players:

  • PokerStars Caribbean Adventure freerolls
  • PokerStars Trivia Tourneys
  • PokerStars Sunday Storm – million guaranteed
  • PokerStars Sunday Million – 10 million guaranteed
  • $10K High Roller event

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PokerStars Guinness World Record Poker Tournament

PokerStars the World’s largest online poker site have beaten their previous Guinness World Record for the largest online poker tournament. The 2009 record tournament featured 149,196 players registered for the event, yesterday the 4th December PokerStars hosted a tournament which reached it’s capacity limit 3 hours before the tournament was set to take place.

The amount of players did however cause some latency/lag on their servers with more than 400,000 players online when the tournament began. The PokerStars World Record attempt was a great success with players benefiting from the guaranteed prize pool of $250,000.

The buy-in for the event was a mere $1 generating a $200,000 prize pool with PokerStars adding an extra $50k to the event which also happened to be the prize for first place.

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PokerStars 10th Anniversary promotions are still running throughout December join PokerStars for their 10th year anniversary and win extra cash and prizes.

PokerStars 10th Anniversary Promotions

10x PokerStars Caribbean Adventure freerolls on 10th December, $10k prize pool and 10 PCA 2012 prize packages.
PokerStars Trivia Tourneys, passwords for the events will be the answer to a PokerStars quiz.
Million dollar PokerStars rake race, cash game leaderboard.
Million dollar guaranteed PokerStars Sunday Storm on 11 December, low buy-in of $11.
$10 Million Guaranteed PokerStars Sunday Million on 18th December, the biggest prize pool in PokerStars history.

PokerStars 10th Anniversary High Roller Event
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PokerStars have added a $10K High Roller tournament to their schedule, the event features a $500k guaranteed prize pool with a $10,300 buy-in, the high roller event is sure to attract a field of poker pros and high stakes poker players. Poker fans can watch all the High Stakes Poker action from the rail.

PokerStars $10K High Roller
Date: 18 December 2011
Time: 15:30 ET
Buy-In: $10,300
Prize Pool: $500,000 Guaranteed

To register for this special High Roller poker tournament, open the PokerStars lobby and click ‘Events’, ‘10th Anniversary’ & ‘All’.

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