PokerStars is the world's largest online poker room and is the pinnacle of the online poker industry. Licensed and regulated in the Isle of Man and Malta, PokerStars burst onto the scene in 2001 and have steadily climbed to the top over the past decade. Safety and security is a top priority for PokerStars.
At peak hours, PokerStars can have over 300k players online. The room's impressive numbers can be attributed to their top notch customer service staff that has become legendary in the online poker world. Though they do not offer phone support, they have lightning fast email support for players. The support staff is courteous and witty and almost always responds to emails within a few hours.
PokerStars also has an industry leading software client, it is super fast, easy to use, and has a refined look. Table options are virtually limitless allowing users to truly customize their poker experience. The lobby is designed perfectly, and the filters can easily get you to the games you are looking for. They also offer a mobile application for gaming on the go, so you can play poker from anywhere in the world that has an internet connection!
The large player base gives players action at all limits. Micro stake games are extremely active and have a large number of games going 24 hours a day. Middle stakes are always vibrant in both Omaha and Holdem. PokerStars are also renowned for high limit action, as top online professionals battle it out at the nosebleed limits. No matter what time of day, there will almost certainly be action at your game and stake level. In 2012, Zoom Poker premiered, which, is a high speed poker variant that allows players to play hundreds or even thousands of hands per hour!
PokerStars are the king of online poker tournaments. They provide every type of poker tournament from Sit N’ Goes to large field multi-table tournaments. The options are endless, and buy-ins can range from just a few dollars to thousands. There are tons of options, from turbos, bounties, short handed and double up tournaments. Also, offered is online poker's largest weekly tournament, the PokerStars Sunday Million. PokerStars Live Events have a variety of live tournaments that extend across the globe including tournaments on both the European Poker Tour and Asia Pacific Poker Tour.
PokerStars have a fantastic first time deposit bonus for new players, and an outstanding rewards program. First time depositors will receive a 100% deposit bonus up to $600! Players will start earning points as soon as they play a raked hand and will automatically be entered in the VIP Program. As players play more, they gain more points, and will gain levels in the program. These points can be cashed in for bonuses, online or live tournaments or can be used to buy luxury items in the VIP Store.