Players’ Choice Satellites Frequently Asked Questions
Players' Choice satellites are specific satellites that award tickets valued at €1,100 (for a PokerStars Festival Main Event with a seat only value of €1,100) or €5,300 (for a PokerStars Championship Main Event Seat Only), that can be used to enter a variety of different Main Events which have a Seat Only entry cost equal to the value of the ticket.
Players’ Choice satellites are located under the ‘Live’ tab, for events which are eligible, and run all-year around.
€1,100 Players’ Choice tickets can be used to play in PokerStars Festival Main Events and selected €1,100 PokerStars Championship events. In addition, they can be combined to play a €2,000 High Roller on any PokerStars Festival schedule. €5,300 Players’ Choice tickets can be used to play any PokerStars Championship Main Event. For information about upcoming PokerStars Festival and PokerStars Championship events, visit the PokerStars Live site.
Players’ Choice Satellites offer a choice of the following:
- A €1,100 ticket which can be used for a PokerStars Festival Seat Only Main Event entry only, with no additional expenses offered.
- A €5,300 ticket which can be used for a PokerStars Championship Seat Only Main Event entry only, with no additional expenses offered.
Some live events have age requirements that are higher than those needed to play online at PokerStars. You should not play in any satellites to a live event unless you are old enough to play in the related target event. If you are unsure about a particular event’s age requirements, please review its PokerStars web page, or contact email@example.com.
No. Players’ Choice tickets are non- transferable, cannot be exchanged, and cannot be redeemed for money or money’s worth. If you are fortunate enough to win more than one Players’ Choice ticket, these will be available on your account until you choose which live event to play in. Your ticket will not expire.
Yes, depending on availability and ONLY if you have a .COM/.EU account. To request an upgrade please email the Live Events Team directly firstname.lastname@example.org
As soon as you win the qualifier you will receive an email from PokerStars describing what you have won, and explaining what to do next.
Yes. Most events require all players to sign a waiver before playing in their events. You may safely assume that any tournament to which PokerStars provides satellites will have a waiver that you have to sign to participate. For more information about that waiver, please contact email@example.com.
Players' Choice tickets do not expire and can be used at any time.
As your Players’ Choice ticket does not expire, you can continue to win and accrue tickets which will be valid for future applicable events
Yes you can, the value of your ticket will be credited to your account at the current exchange rate and you may be required to make up the difference using funds from your Stars Account. Alternatively, you will receive a refund of the difference (if the value of the event is less than €1,100 after currency conversion) in T-Money. Please note that due to regulations, players on licenses other than PokerStars.com or PokerStars.eu cannot use account funds to make up a difference, and therefore the ticket can only be used to register for a non-Euro event which is equal to or under €1,100 after currency conversion. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with a specific request if you wish to do so.
Please note that once the ticket is used you are under the same Terms & Conditions as online qualifiers, apart from the unregistration rule. You can only unregister before the tournament starts. You will be able to unregister yourself online and the Players’ Choice ticket will be then returned to your account. If you are unable to register online, you need to email our Registrations Team at email@example.com. We MUST receive the email before the event starts. If you collected your tournament ticket at the event, you will need to visit the Registrations Desk in order to unregister and bring the tickets with you.
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