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PokerStars Review 2018

PokerStars is the largest poker site available online. Unfortunately, players from the United States have been unable to play at PokerStars since April 15th, 2011. Most online poker players know this day as Black Friday. This is the day that the US Department of Justice seized several online poker domains including PokerStars.

PokerStars still have in excess of 50,000 players playing at any given time. They have the largest tournaments, an excellent VIP Program, a great welcome bonus, and huge promotions. Games are offered ranging from micro stakes to high stakes. Regardless of your skill level or bankroll, you will be able to find a game to suit your needs at PokerStars.

PokerStars $600 Deposit Bonus

We have a special deal with PokerStars that ensures that our players will receive up to $600 in free money on their first 3 deposits. To cash in on your free money you will need to:

  • Sign up at PokerStars through this site
  • Enter our Special PokerStars Marketing Code psa4352
  • Make your First Deposit using PokerStars Bonus Code STARS600

**Please note you will need to enter the Marketing code when you sign up at PokerStars and the Bonus Code when you make your first deposit. These are 2 separate codes, and you will need to enter both of them to qualify for your $600 in free bonuses.

Once you have made your first deposit your deposit bonus will instantly be credited to your bonus account. You will need to play real money poker games to clear your bonus. You will earn points each time to play any real money ring game or tournament at PokerStars.

You will need to earn 17 points to release each dollar of your bonus. Your bonus will be released into your real money balance in $10 increments. Therefore, you will need to earn 170 points for each $10 bonus.

PokerStars Promotions

New players and loyal players alike will be impressed with the promotions offered at PokerStars. The promotions have been well designed to ensure that all players will have the opportunity to cash in on some extras by playing at PokerStars.

Some of our favorite PokerStars Promotions include $100K Monthly Depositor Freeroll, Live Event Satellite Tournaments, and Tournament Leader Boards.

You can find a full review of all of the PokerStars Promotions by visiting our PokerStars Marketing Code 2018 page.

PokerStars Games and Tournaments

If you like a variety of poker games then PokerStars is the site for you. A lot of poker online poker sites offer a variety of games, but the difference is you will actually find active games around the clock at PokerStars. With such a large player base, you will never have to look for action. The games offered at PokerStars include Hold ’em, Omaha, Stud, HORSE, 8 Game Mix, Draw, and Badugi. These games are offered in all popular variations of the games.

Poker Stars Ring Games – Players will enjoy the variety of the games offered at Stars. The games are available at levels ranging from micro stakes to high stakes. If you are new to the game of poker you will probably want to stick with the micro stakes or low stakes games until you master the game. Skilled players can choose any game that fits their bankroll.

PokerStars Sit n Go Tournaments – These are very popular among the online poker players. Multi table tournaments can take several hours to play so players that have a limited amount of time often participate in Sit n Go Tournaments. You will find a nice variety of tournaments at PokerStars. Heads up, 6 Max, Full Ring, and Multi-Table Sit n Go Tournaments are offered around the clock.

PokerStars Multi Table Tournaments – PokerStars has multi table tournaments around the clock including several guaranteed tournaments every day. Sundays have the biggest guarantees up for grabs. The largest Sunday tournament is the $1 Million Guaranteed Tournament.

This tournament has a buy-in of $215. Several satellite tournaments run daily where you can win a ticket to the larger buy-in tournaments for a fraction of the buy-in. You can even use the points you earn by playing real money games at Stars to buy-in to some of the satellite tournaments.

In addition to the daily guaranteed tournaments, PokerStars also has live event satellite tournaments to the largest poker events in the world. You can win a seat the WSOP, European Poker Tour, Latin American Poker Tour, and many other major events.

If you are the lucky winner of a prize package to one of the major events, you will not only win the buy-in but airfare and lodging will also be included in your prize package.

PokerStars Banking

You can easily deposit and withdraw money from your PokerStars account. The options available to you will depend which country you reside in. Some of the most popular deposit and withdrawal methods at PokerStars include:

  • Bank Wire
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Neteller
  • WebMoney
  • Moneybookers
  • Ukash
  • EntroPay

There are many more deposit and withdrawal methods available. You should have no problems funding your Stars account. PokerStars is also well known for their speedy cash outs. Most cash out requests are processed within 48 hours.