cash poker tournament set world record
[Aug 8] DOUGLAS, Isle of Man--PokerStars,
the world's largest online poker site, shattered the record for
the largest cash poker tournament on July 29th with the Sunday Hundred
The tournament drew a field of 20,000 online poker players
to the largest cash tournament in history.
First place finisher Lynna1 captured the top prize,
netting her $20,000 and an almost 2,000% return on investment after
only a $10+$1 buy-in.
yet another landmark, PokerStars recorded its 10 millionth customer.
In just one year, PokerStars has doubled its community of players
from 5 million to 10 million. Proving that poker has become a truly
worldwide phenomenon, PokerStars is attracting players from nearly
every country on the planet.
other site brings the level of excitement, skill, and challenge
that poker players crave," said recently signed Team PokerStars
Negreanu. "The Sunday tournaments on PokerStars provide an unrivaled
opportunity to prove your poker prowess with a lucrative prize pool
that matches the highest level of competition."
is the world's largest and most innovative online poker site with
more than ten million players worldwide. PokerStars was the first
site to introduce features that became the industry standard and
offers the highest levels of security and customer support in the
online poker world. To date, PokerStars has dealt out over ten billion
hands and run more than 50 million poker tournaments, awarding well
over $7 billion in prize money. PokerStars is the world's largest
poker tournament room running over 50,000 tournaments every day.
The PokerStars Sunday Million weekly event is
the largest weekly tournament on the planet with a $1 million guaranteed
tournament prize pool.