PokerStars is famous all over the world because as well as bringing players the exciting poker games online- they have also taken it to the next level- LIVE poker tournaments.
Playing live is more exciting but it is often hard to qualify in those big tournaments. This site has lots of satellites that can get you entered for those live events for a fraction of the cost.
Poker Stars is also a site known for their safe and secure transactions. For South African players you can deposit using click and buy, Moneybookers (Skrill) Neteller, Visa, Entropay, local bank transfer, WebMoney and Mastercard. To play at Poker stars you need to download the software and you can do so for free and in 3 easy steps. Simply click on any download link from the homepage, install the software and then create your free player account and validate your email address.
If you have any difficulties, PokerStars offer 24/7 customer service support.
This site also has exclusive support for female players. Poker is fast becoming popular with women- Vanessa Rousso is a good example of that, but in a male dominated gaming environment women sometimes need a little more help and guidance to get going. There is access to a poker school, social media updates and news on all the women’s tours events and promotions.
Variety of Games
Unless you live under a rock you will have heard of Texas Hold’em poker but there are more variants then just this one to try out at Poker stars. You can play the other popular flop poker game Omahah or try a stud game such as 7 card stud, seven card stud Hi Lo and Razz. There are also Draw poker games which are different in that you can’t see any of your opponent’s holdings: 5 card draw, badugi and 2-7 single draw lowball are all draw poker games. Then there are the mixed poker games like triple stud and H.O.R.S.E which have a little bit of everything and make forming strategies even harder! This site has loads of ring games and tournaments up and running every day and a site with such a great reputation you won’t ever be short of opponents.
Poker stars has a 100% deposit bonus for new players of up to $400. So you can enjoy your first few poker games with a bit of Poker star cash rather than spending your own Rand.
Even if you don’t have any interest in playing in the live events around the world poker fans will find it hard not to be tempted by all the special offers Poker stars offers players. Even the standard VIP club at Poker stars stands out from those you normally find. Not only can you earn points to be exchanged for cash rewards there are lots of prizes in the VIP store and exclusive VIP tournaments to join. Those frequent players can get their hands on lots of Poker stars branded clothing, poker equipment and for those who make it to the Supernova level you can even get discounts on top cars like the new Cayman S Porsche!
The Sunday Million is a special promo which does what it says in the title- players can battle for a prize amount of $1 million. Sunday is meant to be the day of rest but with a prize like this up for grabs you will be online and playing! The direct buy in for this event is $215 buy you can earn your seat for a lot less as satellites can be played in the week before.
Do you want to take on a pro-player? Well you can in the Superstar Showdown! If you think you have what it takes to play a big stakes head to head then get emailing Poker stars now. However if you like the thrills of a big game but would rather watch and take some tips rather then take part then you can do so.
The $100k deposit freerolls reward depositing players with lots of free tickets to tourneys- each one has a prize pool of $1,000 and increases every time a player rebuys too- you just need to remember to enter the correct promo code.