games are one of the few very
popular areas with more than 130,000
online players involved in both
real and play money ring games.
PokerStars is by far the largest
online poker room and much of
this has to do with the variety
in game selection. Currently the
poker room supports; Texas Holdem,
Omaha, Omaha Hi Lo, Seven Card
Stud, Seven Card Stud Hi Lo, Razz,
HOSE, HORSE and 2-7 Triple Lowball.
All of the games are available
for practise play which means
you can play at Pokerstars for
free, or if you want to player
for real money, the stakes start
at $0.02/$0.04 and continue to
increase up to $100/$200. The
poker room does take a 5% rake
capped at $5 per hand although
the lower limits pay a reduced
The tournament schedule features
two main events to kick off the
start of a new week. First is
the weekly Warm Up tournament
which offers a guaranteed prize
pool of $500,000. Following this
is the most popular event found
on site, the Sunday Millions which
offers a $1,000,000 prize pool.
In addition to this players will
find multiple MTT’s scheduled
daily with low to moderately high
buyins as well as various freerolls.
PokerStars is known for their
seats to live events and provides
more players with the ability
of going to a major tournament.
For players who are interested
in Sit and Go tournaments, the
poker room provides multiple games
each available in the variations
listed above. SNG’s can
be played in full and shorthanded
tables, heads-up, multi-table
format right up to 180 players
in one event.
The software is by far one
of the best currently available
on the market. Pokerstars is
available for both Mac and Windows
players and is proprietary.
The lobby is very easy to navigate
and provides all the basic features
and options including some advanced
settings for SNG and MTT players.
Multi-table players will be
able to play up to eight games
at once which is seamless with
transition between each game.
Pokerstars supports re-sizing
tools as well as cascading tiles.
In addition to this players
will have a few custom features
allowing them to create their
own avatars and backgrounds.
A few of the other features
include find a friend feature,
cash transfers, four colour
decks and preferred seating.
If you need more information
on the software you can read
our Pokerstars download guide,
which details each section of
the poker room as well as how
to download the poker room and
create an account. You can download PokerStars from our download page.
Support is available around
the clock and is provided via
email only. You should receive
a response from the poker room
typically within a few hours.
If by chance you are having
trouble with one of the payment
options supported you can email
Pokerstars and one of their
support techs will contact you
by phone to help assist you
in finding the right solution
Download Pokerstars now