Poker Stars Review – PokerStars.com
December 23, 2007
Poker Stars also known as Pokerstars.com has grown to a phenomenal size and are the largest online poker room available to date.
They have taken your average poker room and pushed it into something that can not be matched by anyone. The company has held an impeccable relationship for top level gaming and financial security since its creation.
Summary of Poker Stars
Poker Stars it the biggest poker room available on the internet with over 20 million members. The site offers players a huge amount of different games in which they can place their funds.
Playing host to a number of well known professional poker players such as Daniel Negreanu and Chris Moneymaker to name only a few, the site has a massive following from its loyal members and we can see exactly why.
Promotions and bonus information
100% First Deposit Match Bonus up to $600
PokerStars.com offers players a first time sign up bonus of 100% match up to $600. Obviously this is not as significant as most rooms but you will find that the quality and services available do outweigh any bonus offered. This room antes up more cash for guaranteed tournaments than anyone, which is apparent on viewing the line up of the tournaments scheduled. You will also notice that whenever a big promotion is running, Poker Stars offers extra prizes for players to aim towards. Freerolls are available non stop through out the day, along with qualifiers and satellites for popular live events like the EPT, WCOOP, and this years 2009 WSOP.
Poker Stars are the industry leader when it comes to online poker rooms, not only been the biggest card room on the net but offering a huge amount of games to players.
Poker Stars offers:
- Texas Hold’em
- Omaha Poker
- Omaha High-Low
- 7 Card Stud
- 7 Card Stud High-Low
- 5 Card Draw
- 2-7 Triple Draw
- 2-7 Single Draw
- 8-Game Mix
- Poker Tournaments
The list above offers players a huge choice in what they want to place their chips into, giving them the opportunity to play the game they most feel comfortable with, giving players the chance to play the game that they specialize in.
Pokerstars is the largest poker room available on the net, having recently announced that they has just had their members base reach 20 million players. Naturally a site with so many players has a huge amount of traffic flooding to the site, filling tables and tournaments minutes within opening, so move fast to get into the tournaments that you want to ante up in. Due to the sheer size of the site you will never be waiting around for a table but if there’s a particular table your after your going to have to move quick!.
Poker Stars offers more guaranteed tournaments than anyone available online with the main attraction being the “Sunday Millions”. All of the games are scheduled within minutes of each other and they are available in Holdem, Stud, Omaha, and mixed games. Your buyins will start as little as a couple of dollars and climb as high as a few hundred. Pokerstars.com offers player seats to live events like the EPT, WCOPP, WPT and currently is getting ready for the WSOP qualifiers and satellites which can be bought into for as little as your Pokerstars points.
The software is beyond impressive for two reasons. Firstly, not only is it completly stable at any time of the day but it is incredibly fast so you won’t experience any lag like you do with other sites. Secondly, Poker Stars has always been an industry leader in software development and was one of the first sites to offer such things as multi tabling, so you can only expect that this room offers every single feature a player can ask for. The lobby is designed to make navigation simple and easy with in lobby stats, menu filters and all your options are located within an easy to use drop down menu.
You can select how you want the room to be viewed with custom background features and your own personal avators. They support multi tabling with one of the quickest tools out there allowing you to resize your tables to your liking or you can opt for cascading tiles. This tool performs the mentioned tasks seamlessly allowing you to continue game play with no interruptions.
Support is only available through email and given the current size of player base players would expect to have a long wait on their hands, but Poker Stars offers a dedicated support team available by email which is answered quickly, with a team working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Master Card
- Local Bank Transfer
- Web Money
- Bank Draft
- Diners Card
- Web Money
- Direct Bank Transfer