PokerStars 50,000,000,000th hand: player wins $56,000

PokerStars 50,000,000,000th hand: player wins $56,000

Monday, 27 September 2010

When you play $0.02/$0.05 NL on PokerStars, you’re happy if you win $56. What about more than a thousand times that figure? That’s what happened to the luckiest of the 220,000 plus players on PokerStars as the 50,000,000,000th milestone hand was dealt – tbvle was the winner of the fifty billion milestone and took home over $56,140.

What a time to wake up with a big hand – as the hype surrounding the milestone hand grew, the 33,000 tables running on PokerStars at the time emptied to rail the action at the five-dollar buy-in table.

‘tbvle’ woke up with Q-Q as each player moved all-in to claim the $50,000 winning bonus plus $500 for each VPP earned in the past 50 hands. The ladies held against the motely collection of J4s; A4o; 62s; Q6o and 72s and tbvle picked up a $46.25 pot as well as $6,140 for VPPs earned plus $50,000 for winning the hand. Nice.

Other players at the table can’t have been too disappointed – each player at the penny table earned two or three thousand dollars simply for having earned VPPs in the past fifty hands – not a bad payday for the microstakes.

Over/under on the 60,000,000,000th hand? We’re predicting January 22nd, 2011.

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