PokerStars


PokerStars is by far the largest and most commonly played of all online poker sites in the world. As one the websites that accepts of players from the USA, PokerStars has been able to grow faster than any other online poker website. PokerStars puts a lot of effort in a safe, fair, and customer friendly environment for players of online poker. It is leading in all these principles. Software of PokerStars is reliable, trustworthy and fast. Players at PokerStars are treated at the highest level of customer service and with a lot of care. PokerStars listens to the players, and this is reflected in the policy and reputation of the website.

Next to the high degree of service and safety, PokerStars offers a wide range of different online poker games. For a Hold’em player there may be a dozen or more games available at every possible level. A PokerStars player that focuses at tournaments has a vast array of offers from which to choose, ranging from very high stakes to micro limits or free rolls. PokerStars works according to the principle that every player should have a favorite game available.

Tournament players at PokerStars who want to challenge themselves in the biggest, richest online events are going to find that PokerStars is the place to play. PokerStars offers a wide variety of games, from satellites to major live tournaments like the European Poker Tour (EPT) and World Series of Poker (WSOP). PokerStars is very mindful about battling artificial intelligence programs (bots), collusion and multi-accounters. PokerStars seems to care much about the integrity of their games. Poker Stars has been free of major scandals, something that is increasingly rare for online poker sites.

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Gambling Deposit Options:

PokerStars offers a wide range of different deposit methods for PokerStars players. All real money transactions run via extremely well-secured external severs and are handled within a few seconds. The deposits of PokerStars run via a specially founded company: Rational Entertainment Enterprises Ltd, Isle of Man. The minimum amount to deposit at PokerStars is 10 US Dollar. Maximum deposit depends on which payment method the poker player chooses but it ranges from $600 to $5000 for a 24 hour period and from $2000 to $10000 for a 30 day period.

PokerStars offers the following deposit options to transfer money to an online poker account: Visa, MasterCard, Neteller, Moneybookers, Click and Buy, Paysafecard, Diners Club, Click2Pay, Maestro, Solo, WebMoney, Poli, Intercash.

Languages:

The PokerStars site is translated into 21 languages and the poker software is available in 19 different languages. PokerStars offers support to all 19 different languages. Support consists only of e-mail assistance but is available 24/7. If you have problems making a deposit or using the PokerStars website, then an e-mail should be send to customer support, and a response is available quickly. It is possible to change the language of preference when your are already registered. Players from the US are accepted.

The following languages are supported to play with a real or play money account at PokerStars: English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Dutch, Polish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Slovenian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian.

Currency:

The main currency at PokerStars is the US Dollar. All games, gambling deposits and withdrawals are handled in US Dollars. If a deposit is made in another currency, then the deposit is subject to daily exchange rates. PokerStars bases their daily exchange rates on Reuters. Before a deposit is made, you are able to view the exchange rate. It is not possible to open an account at PokerStars in any other currency than the US Dollar.

The following currencies are accepted at PokerStars: US Dollar.

Bonus:

PokerStars offers a 100% bonus up to a maximum of $50 when you make your use the following bonus code when you make your first deposit: Stars50. Next to the standard first deposit bonus for players, PokerStars has regular offers in order to add real money to the play account against nice conditions or in combination with a reload bonus. You’ll receive the offers via the website, e-mail or in the account of PokerStars.

PokerStars doesn’t offer rake back deals but they have one of the markets most extensive VIP Programs and web shops. The VIP Program has 6 tiers each with special benefits as daily tournaments of $500 weekly tournaments ranging from $1,000 to $50,000 and monthly tournaments ranging from 2,5K to 100K. The VIP shop has literally everything from t-shirts, books and poker sets to Electronic appliances like computers, TVs and videogames. The VIP shop even offers a Porsche Cayman S.

In order to keep the bonus system fair and to keep the opportunity for players to cash out easily, a PokerStars player needs to accumulate ten times the bonus in frequent player points (FPP’s). If a player makes use of the maximum bonus of 50 US Dollar, then the player needs to have 500 points in order to get the full amount cashed at the PokerStars account. Within six months, you need to accumulate the required number of points.

PokerStars Online Poker Games:

PokerStars has the most number of poker variations in the world. PokerStars only provides players with Poker games and there is no opportunity to play casino, bingo or sportsbook games. The core business of PokerStars is poker and you can make use of the many different games that are available on this website. PokerStars is not an online casino. Unlike online casinos, you never play against the house at PokerStars - you always play against other real poker players from around the world

Among the 12 poker games PokerStars has, they offer standard Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Seven Card Stud, the not so traditional Badugi and 2-7 draw. PokerStars also offer HORSE (Hold’em Omaha, Razz, Seven Card Stud, Seven Card Stud Eight-or- Better) and a variation of Horse called 8 games mix which also includes rounds of No Limit Hold’em, Pot Limit Omaha and 2-7 Triple Draw

General Info:

PokerStars is the world’s largest poker site, with millions of members worldwide. On December 30 2007, PokerStars entered the Guinness World Record books for having the most players simultaneously playing online - 151,758! PokerStars will try to break this record as long as they are the largest supplier of online poker games.

PokerStars is one the few well-know and larger poker rooms which are still active on the American poker market and because of the many present American poker players, it is possible to play against the American “Fish”. Next to her online activities, PokerStars is also visible in offline activities and a team of over 100 marketers organizes tournaments, trips and arranges many other offline activities.

Software, License:

PokerStars makes use of her own network and own software. Therefore you will only play against other PokerStars players. Software has been completely developed by the PokerStars development department and is updated by PokerStars employees daily. At PokerStars players have the possibility to play on all levels starting at $0.01/0.02 and finishing off at $200/$400. If players do not feel comfortable playing for real money there is play money options as well. The rake at PokerStars never exceeds $5.

PokerStars holds its license with the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission. The Gambling Supervision Commission is an independent corporate body initially established in 1962 and consists of a Chairman and four members. The Isle of Man is a British Crown dependency located between England and Ireland in the Irish Sea. The Island has the world’s oldest continuous parliament called Tynwald which legislates for the Island. The principles off the Commission are, to keep the industry free of crime, protect underage gambling, offer fair gaming and make sure that players receive their winnings.

Contact Details:

You can get in contact with PokerStars using the following details:
PokerStars
49 Victoria Street, Douglas
IM1 2LD
Isle of Man
Fax: +350 42671
Tel: 00-800-0000-8282
E-mail: support@pokerstars.com