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Published: 25th December 2008 Written by Poker News
Updated: 8th December 2023

PokerStars world record tournament an attempt to break the world record by holding the biggest ever poker tournament.PokerStars have announced plans to hold a World Record Week during which they will attempt to break a Guinness World Record by hosting events throughout this last week of 2008. PokerStars events will include special tournaments and cash giveaways. Plus PokerStars have added a reload bonus code of 25% matched up to $150 to entice their already existing players to redeposit.

PokerStars bonus code of 100% up to $50 for first time depositing players: STARS50

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The World record poker attempt will be held at PokerStars on 28 December 2008 where an estimated 35,000 PokerStars players will try set the record for the Largest Online Poker Tournament ever held, if successful the record will go down in the Guinness book of World Records, the record breaking attempt will boast a massive $500k guaranteed prize pool.

Update: 2009 PokerStars has since broken the Guinness book of World Records for the largest online tournament with 65,000 players playing in the tourney.

PokerStars Guinness World Record Attempt Tournament

Buy in: $11

Date: Sunday, December 28

Time: 15:30 ET

Guaranteed prize pool: $500,000

Max Players: 35,000

PokerStars are ending 2008 off by giving away cash with special money added tournaments and PokerStars Pro exhibition events held by the pros of Team PokerStars. The guaranteed prizes will also be increased in some the major Sunday tournaments plus the special 25% PokerStars Reload Bonus.

Reload Bonus Code PokerStars

PokerStars are giving away a reload bonus code to celebrate the holidays a 25% Reload Bonus in order to qualify for the reload deposit bonus simply deposit funds into your player account during the week of the World Record attempt, players will receive a 25% up to $150 reload bonus at PokerStars when using reload bonus code PS25.

The qualifying period is between December 24 at 14:00 ET until December 31 at 23:59 ET

PokerStars reload bonus code: PS25

Simply enter this code into the bonus code area of PokerStars Cashier when redepositing.

Players are required to earn 20 VPPs for each bonus dollar to clear the bonus with all VPPs needing to be earned within a 6 month period of your qualifying deposit.

Bonus code PokerStars: STARS50 gets you a 100% match up to $50 for first time depositing players only.

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