PokerStars Poker Sites & Network
PokerStars.com was launched in 2003 and has since become the largest poker site on the web. The poker room is licensed in the Isle of Man and supersedes all others in terms of software, volume of players, game selection, promotions and of course customer support. The PokerStars Network features one online poker room although players can access the site by visiting either Pokerstars.net or Pokerstars.com. Pokerstars.com caters to both real money and play money players, whereas the .net is for play money traffic only. The network is multi-lingual, supporting over 15 languages within the software as well as customer support and because the company has diversified globally, they’re able to support more than 200,000 players simultaneously. As the largest poker site online, the Pokerstars Network offers a few perks not available on the other networks. This includes mega sized tournaments with more than $5 million in guaranteed events each week, one of the best VIP programs, rewarding all players on site, and stakes to suit all players from micro to high limit.
* Please Note - PokerStars does not accept players from the United States. Please visit our main page for a complete list of all US poker sites.*
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Pokerstars Software Features
Whether you’re a Holdem player, or prefer mixed games Pokerstars supports it all. The poker rooms games menu includes all of the standard games, such as Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha Hi-Lo, 7 Card Stud, 7 Card Stud Hi-Lo, 5 Card Draw as well as 2-7 Triple Draw, 2-7 Single Draw, HORSE, Razz, and Badugi. They even created their own exclusive game called the 8-Game Mix which takes all the variations above and combines them into one format. If you’re an avid mixed game player, you’ll definitely enjoy this one. All of the games are supported in Pot Limit, No Limit and Fixed Limit with stakes spread across the micro limits to ultra high stakes. Literally, there’s never a shortage in what’s available to players at Pokerstars.com.
Tournament action is just as appealing and because the network has become the biggest network online, they’re able to provide players with an above average line-up of tournaments. This includes events where prize pools go above and beyond the million dollar mark along with seats to the biggest land based tournaments in the world. The network sponsors their own group of professional poker players, which includes 5 WSOP Main Event Champions. The pros are regulars at Pokerstars and frequent all tables regardless of stakes.
The Pokerstars software was uniquely developed for Pokerstars. Most online poker sites offer the same features like in lobby statistics, hand history files, seating arrangements among others, Pokerstars has some unique features that go above and beyond what any other network has developed. This includes customized backgrounds with over 10 different backdrops to choose from, along with the ability to upload your own images for backgrounds. You’ll also have access to some of the more advanced user options which make game selection and overall experience of playing at Pokerstars a breeze. This includes in lobby game filters, advanced sit n go features, and multi-tabling options. Cash game players can play up to 24 tables simultaneously, while tournament players can open an unlimited number of games. The overall speed on this network is phenomenal, even when playing max tables.