PokerStars’ World Record Tournament Entries Capped
PokerStars’ bid to beat their own world record and host the largest online poker tournament in the history of the world looks to be successful. The record-setting event, which starts at 3:30 pm ET on Sunday, reached its 35,000-player cap early on Saturday, leaving late-arriving hopefuls only the option of watching and waiting to see if already-registered players drop out before the event begins.
This is all part of the world record week which saw 29 pros duke it out in an eight-game tournament and $1,000,000 added to the Sunday Million, bringing the prize pool to a staggering $2.5m.
And of course, Stars is offering some cash giveaways as well. The site has returned with its 'Milestone Hand' giveaways as holiday bonuses through the end of the month. Every millionth cash game hand dealt will result in extra bonuses paid, according to the following cash game limits: