tbvle wins $56,140 for PokerStars 50 Billionth Hand Promotion

PokerStars 50 Billionth HandThis week saw PokerStars reach a massive milestone – their 50 Billionth Hand. To celebrate this incredible acheivement PokerStars were offering cash prizes which totalled almost $1 million by the time the promotion ended. While there were several hundred thousand players online at the time of the 50 Billionth Hand being dealt across various stakes, it was a micro stakes table which was fortunate enough to be dealt the hand and receive the largest prizes.

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Micro stakes player tbvle was the lucky winner of the hand after his Pocket Queens held up at the $0.02/$0.05 NLHE table leaving him with a payday of $56,140 when the pot total was just a mere $26. Tbvle is a hardcore grinder according to PokerTableRatings.com he has played over 67,000 hands recording a total loss of $53. Perhaps tbvle will move up and play a little higher now that he has won presumably a life changing amount of money for him, or maybe he will enjoy it in the real world.

The hand was dealt at 10:37am (ET) on September 22nd and the five other players at tbvle’s table each won around $3,000 and each of the six players were also rewarded with a WCOOP Main Event entry worth $5,200.

Several Team PokerStars Pro’s were on hand to congratulate tbvle for winning the 50 Billionth Hand including Jason Mercier, Ville Wahlbeck and Lex Veldhuis.

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