In the middle of May, we could read about Phil Laak and his plans on breaking the world record in staying awake as long as possible and play poker. The old record was held by Paul Zimbler who last year managed to stay awake for 78 hours. Anyhow, a couple of days ago, Phil Laak Laak started his world record attempt at Bellagio in Las Vegas.
Lots of poker players around the globe have been following Phil Laak's struggle via live streams on the net. His fans must be really happy with the outcome as he managed to break the old record with almost 2 days. Phil Laak stayed awake and played poker for 115 hours straight - almost 5 days of poker!