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About PokerStars

About PokerStars

PokerStars is the world’s largest poker site and the home of tournament poker. It’s where you’ll find the action running non-stop and the widest selection of games. It’s a fun and safe place to play poker with people from around the world, for real or play money.

It’s home to the biggest weekly online tournament - the Sunday Million - plus the annual World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). It’s also where you can qualify for events like the European Poker Tour (EPT), PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) and many more. PokerStars is even in the record books for hosting the biggest ever online poker tournament and the highest number of people playing at once.

Getting started is easy. Go to the download page and follow the simple instructions to get up and running in minutes. The software is free and available for both Windows and Mac. If you’ve never played before, you can even observe any of the games that are running to see how the software works.

Take a look below at why PokerStars is the only place to play poker. And if you’re still not convinced about why you should join the millions of other registered players, check out the Why Play at PokerStars page to find out more.

The biggest selection of games

PokerStars offers a huge range of poker games including Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Stud and mixed games like HORSE - all available in a wide range of limits that suit every type of player. With games running around the clock and a tournament starting every second, you’ll never be far from the action with PokerStars.

The best support and fast, easy transactions

The PokerStars support team is on hand 24-hours a day to help you with any issues. Simply send an email to and you’ll get a fast response.

Making a deposit in to your PokerStars account is also quick and easy, with a range of payment options available. You can also take advantage of fast cashouts if you decide to withdraw money from your bank roll.

Please Note: Credit card transactions are processed through Rational Entertainment Enterprises Ltd, Douglas Bay Complex, King Edward Road, IM3 IDZ Onchan, Isle of Man.

Fully licensed and regulated

PokerStars is a licensed and registered legal business located on the Isle of Man in the British Isles, and abides by all laws and regulations where it does business. PokerStars is not an online casino. You never play against the house at PokerStars, and instead play against other real poker players like you from around the world. PokerStars receives compensation for hosting poker games between players by collecting a rake from each real money pot. There is absolutely no charge to participate in play money poker games. In fact, you are encouraged to try our play money games - especially if you are new to poker. See the Poker Room section for more about how our games work.

What our Players Say

Wow... Awesome support, no words to say. Say thanks a lot guys. Keep up the good work! VG (United Kingdom) by email I am extremely impressed with the level of attention and service provided here. Great site! DH (British Columbia) by email

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