Content tagged: World Records

EPT Monte Carlo: Grand Final Claims Prize Pool Record

1,359 players competed for a share of the largest prize pool ever to be seen on European soil. The nine day event with over 37 tournaments finalized on Monday with a grand total of €19 million awarded to the players. Mohsin Charania, who qualified for a seat into... Read more

UKIPT Nottingham

Last Monday, one of the largest live tournaments to ever be held on British soil took place at Nottingham’s Dusk Till Dawn Club. That was the site of this year’s £1 million guaranteed UK & Ireland Poker Tour event which was won by 60-year-old former landlord Robert... Read more

PokerStars Breaks Another New Record

Having already set a new record for the most entrants in a single tournament, PokerStars set out again to top another record and they accomplished this feat last Sunday during their 10th Anniversary edition of the Sunday Million. 62,116 players each ponied up $215 to create a... Read more

Randy “nanonoko” Lew To Attempt Mystery Record

According to a recent thread over at 2+2 forums, Team PokerStars Online member Randy “nanonoko” Lew is going to attempt to set a new Guinness World Record at the upcoming PokerStar’s Caribbean Adventure. The catch is that Lew does not know yet what record he will actually... Read more

PokerStars Breaks World Record

PokerStars made history on December 4th when it held the largest tournament ever held online. 200,000 players, the maximum allowed, each dolled up a dollar for a chance at the guaranteed first prize of $50,000 to the winner. The new record smashes the previous one set at... Read more

Wembley Stadium To Host Largest Poker Tournament Ever

The International Stadiums Poker Tour has recently announced plans to hold the largest poker tournament ever at Wembley Stadium in the UK. Scheduled to take place from May 10th-12th, 2012, the tournament will have a $30,000,000 guaranteed prize pool. Details, including buy-in and the tournament structure, are... Read more

GUKPT To Host World Record Attendance Attempt

Just days after the Delaware Park Poker room set a new record for the longest continuous poker tournament at 31 hours and 58 minutes, the GUKPT announced that it will attempt to break the record for the largest poker tournament field ever in Europe. To accomplish this... Read more

The 42nd Annual WSOP: The Numbers In Review

Looming before the start of 42nd Annual World Series of Poker, the aftermath effects of Black Friday were still being felt. Many wondered if there would be a noticeable change in attendance with millions of dollars locked up on several online sites. American players on PokerStars would... Read more

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Controversy During $50k Poker Player Championship

The $50k Poker Player Championship is considered one of the more prestigious events at the World Series of Poker, so there is no surprise that... Read more

2012 WSOP: Rule 88 Causes ‘Tweet’ Controversy

Every year, the WSOP goes through several rule changes that they put into place to try an enhance play. Many of these rules are necessary... Read more