Tag Archives: world record
- Ironman Poker Challenge officially enters Guinness World Records
March 26, 2013
The Ironman Poker Challenge may not hold the esteem as some of its more heralded counterparts, but it can now boast something neither the World Series of Poker nor the World Poker Tour can claim. After 36 hours, 34 minutes, and 11 seconds of continuous tournament play, the Casino at...
- Black Bear Casino Resort hits the record books for the world’s biggest bacon cheeseburger
September 4, 2012
The Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton, Minnesota entered the Guinness Book of World Records with the kind of record that you normally wouldn't associate with a casino. No, they didn't set a record for the most number of poker players simultaneously playing a hand. They didn't have the biggest...
- Heading into the record books
November 1, 2011
Premier League clubs are breaking scoring records as if goals are an addictive drug. Criticism is falling at the feet of the league’s defenders so what do they have in their defence? One Japanese is fighting their corner like no other and meaning that far-from being derided, this weird species of...
- Phil Laak’s world record broken again?
November 29, 2010
When Phil Laak stayed up for 115 hours playing poker back in June, he probably wasn’t expecting all the controversy that went with it. It’s been a few years since Cris Collinsworth and Kriss Akabusi hosted regular shows on either side of the Atlantic championing the efforts of record breakers,...
New Zealand online gambling point of consumption tax looms
March 23, 2017