Absolute Poker Celebrates Major Poker Tournament MilestoneLast Friday, November 30th, marked a major milestone for online poker room, Absolute Poker. The immensely popular poker site dealt up it's 1,000,000,000th (that's one-billionth!) poker tournament hand. Since no cake in the world could be large enough to hold the required candles to celebrate this landmark, Absolute Poker found other ways to consecrate the event in style.
The player who won the online poker room's one-billionth hand, WIN1313, secured a total prize package worth $6,968, granting him entry to each of Absolute Poker's biggest December poker tournaments - $150,000 Weekly Guaranteed Tournament, $100,000 Weekly Pro Bounty, and the $75,000 Weekly Guaranteed Tournament.
All other participants in the one-billionth hand were awarded entry to the online poker room's $150,000 Weekly Guaranteed Tournament for the duration of December, valued at $2,120.
Absolute Poker Senior Vice President, David Clainer commented on the awesome milestone, "It's been an unbelievable journey to the one-billionth hand at our tournament tables. Along the way, we've welcomed new players with incredible promotions, new features and exciting games. The freebies continue with our one-billionth poker hand promo."
Absolute Poker is among the world's largest online poker rooms in regards to player traffic. The software platform that powers Absolute Poker is compatible with bot PC and Mac operating systems and the online poker room is widely known for accepting players from all across the globe, including US players.