Play poker with real money using Pay by Mobile


What is Pay by Mobile?

Pay by Mobile is a quick and convenient method for depositing funds from your mobile phone balance to your PokerStars account.

Please Note; not all mobile phone networks are supported by this payment method..

How can I make purchases at PokerStars using Pay by Mobile?

Pay by Mobile is integrated into the PokerStars Cashier. To deposit via this method, please follow these steps:

  1. Go to the PokerStars ‘Cashier’.
  2. With your preferred currency bankroll selected, click ‘Buy Chips’.
  3. Select your mobile phone network and click the ‘Deposit’ button. If your mobile phone network is not listed, click the ‘Boku Pay by Mobile’ logo.
  4. Select the amount you wish to deposit, enter your bonus code (if applicable) and click 'Submit'.
  5. A new browser window will open, and you will be redirected to the payment page to enter your mobile phone number and complete your transaction.
  6. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the payment.
  7. Please close the browser, return to the Cashier window, and follow instructions to complete the deposit transaction.
  8. Once the funds have been received, your PokerStars balance will be updated.


  • Please make sure that your mobile phone is switched on.
  • Please make sure that you have activated the mobile payment service with your mobile phone network.
  • If you are using a prepaid mobile, please make sure that you have sufficient funds in your mobile account for the transaction.

What are the deposit limits?

Your PokerStars deposit limit is displayed in the cashier. Your mobile phone operator may also impose transaction value limits.

Can I cash out using this method?

Pay by Mobile is for deposit only.

How does the exchange rate conversion work?

PokerStars uses the prevailing mid-market rate provided by XE (plus a small fee if applicable) to convert your deposits to your PokerStars account currency. For additional information, please read our Real Money Transaction Processing and Currency Conversion Terms and Conditions.

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