PokerStars reach another major milestone as tournament #900,000,000 takes places this weekend

As the biggest online poker site in the world PokerStars have naturally put on a lot of tournaments since launching in 2001. But did anyone really think the number was as high as 900,000,000?! That’s the incredible landmark that PokerStars are hitting this coming weekend, April 26-27.

To celebrate the momentous occasion PokerStars are hosting a special tournament that could make you very rich. On Sunday April 27 at 1300ET a $1m guaranteed (with $100k in added prizes), $109 buy-in event will run – the perfect addition to your already packed Sunday tournament schedule. Satellites are running right now on and you can qualify for this historic tournament for just $1. 

To illustrate the importance of the 900 millionth tournament, PokerStars put together this fascinating infographic with all sorts of facts and figures that you can impress your friends with the next time you talk poker…

900 million celebration Final

While the statistic about the Hollywood sign may be tenuous there are some gems on there – our particular favourite is that PokerStars have helped create 19 millionaires in single tournaments. This Sunday’s special event may not crown another millionaire but, with an estimated first prize in excess of $200,000 it wouldn’t be a bad start… 

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