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Delaware Park Sets World Record for Longest Continuous Poker Tournament
Wilmington, DE, August 31, 2012 — The Casino at Delaware Park made history this week when it’s 2012 Ironman Poker Challenge set a world record for the “Longest Continuous Poker Tournament.” At 12:36 a.m. on Monday, August 27, the tournament concluded after 36 hours, 34 minutes and 11 seconds.
Delaware Park’s 2012 Ironman Poker Challenge began Saturday, August 25, at noon and ran to completion without breaks. It drew a total of 192 participants, three of whom were still playing when the thirty-six hour mark was eclipsed. Participants in the event competed for a prize pool of $100,608. The tournament champion, Peter Konas of the Czech Republic, won $27,160.
The entire event was recorded for posterity and witnessed by agents of Delaware Gaming Enforcement. All of the documentation from the Iron Man Poker Challenge is being sent for approval from Guinness to make the world record official.
“We were again very impressed by the stamina and commitment of our guests,” said Kevin Castora, Poker Manager. “This new record is a testament to the quality of the setting we offer and the caliber of the players we attract.”
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