PokerStars Breaks New Record for Largest-Ever Tournament

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During the Road to 100 Billion celebration in June 2013, PokerStars established a new record for the largest-ever tournament when 225,000 players ponied up the $1 buy-in to play in the PokerStars Guinness World Record Attempt, which featured a $300,000 guarantee.

It took more than two years for the record to be broken, when on Sunday, Oct. 4, in the first tournament in the inaugural Common Cents poker festival, 253,698 entered the Common Cents Kick-Off. This tournament only set back those that entered a $0.01 buy-in with a $100,000 guarantee, meaning the prize pool boasted a humongous $97,463.02 in overlay. Read More @Pokernews

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