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3 Easy Steps to Start Playing at PokerStars

The PokerStars software is simple to use and available for download across a wide range of platforms. To start playing poker on the world’s biggest poker site, download PokerStars now and install our software on your Mac. We’re also available Windows, iOS or Android devices. Ready to get started?

Download & Install Download Poker Software

First, download the PokerStars software and click ‘Save File’ when prompted. The software will be saved to either your desktop or ‘Downloads’ folder. It may take a few minutes for PokerStars to download.

Create Your Free Account Free Account

Launch PokerStars and in the main lobby select ‘Create Account...’ from the ‘Account’ drop-down menu, located at the top. Fill out the required registration details and make sure you input a valid email address.

To validate your account, check your inbox for the provided validation code. Next, select ‘Validate Email Address...’ from the ‘Account’ drop-down menu in the PokerStars lobby. Finally, enter your validation code.

Start Playing Poker Now Start Playing Poker Now

To find a ring game table, tournament or play money game to jump into, use the tabs in the PokerStars lobby. From there you can select whatever game you want to play and set your limits.

You can also search for specific tables, limits or poker formats by clicking on your chosen game tab and then using the filter buttons to define your search.

Contact the Support Team

Award-winning Support Team

The PokerStars support team is available to assist you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Contact us now if you need advice.

How to Download FAQs

How to Download FAQs

Get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about downloading the poker software and a range of other PokerStars topics.