Poker Stars’ Big Sunday Millions Event and its Latest Record

There is no need to prove that poker is very popular with the players. The facts and figures speak for themselves. Thus, last Sunday practically 11 000 players participated in the Big Sunday Millions event held by Poker, the world’s largest poker site. It has been recognized as a new all-time attendance record.

The prize-pool was equal to $2.4 million. During the game the 10 billionth hand took place, and to flag it, Poker Stars management added extra $250 000. This cold not but encourage new players to enter the game. It took 11 hours to play down to one big winner.

An online poker player from Newark, New Jersey, became that winner. He won $187 000. It was the first time he became a winner. He had never finished higher than 8th in a tournament held by Poker Stars. And now he has something to celebrate.

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About Mark Newman

Mark Newman - was born in 1971 in Pictou, a town located on the beautiful Northumberland Shore of Nova Scotia, Canada. In 1998 he graduated from Acadia University (Nova Scotia, Wolfville) with the Master’s degree in social studies. Mark simply adores his wife and sons. Considers poker to be one of the most exquisite kinds of art and rarely misses his chance of practicing.