In a scene almost from They Shoot Horses Don’t They? , poker player Damon Shulenberger has won the APT-RWM Iron Poker Challenge. This tourney took over 48 hours, 48 hours, 55 minutes and 58 seconds to be exact. He didn’t have sleep for two days.
Damon Shulenbergers get $18,240 for his efforts.
This tourney was sponsored by the Asia Poker Tour, APT and Resorts World Manila, RWM . It was a successful attempt to break the Guinness World Record for poker tourneys. The longest was 36 hours in Delaware, US.
In this tourney there were no breaks except for table redraws.
This tournament was only part of a five day of poker events sponsored by the Asia Poker Tour. Additional events included , High Rollers Day.