PokerStars Review

PokerStars is a monster. They are the undisputed heavyweight of online poker sites. In offering the biggest cash games and tournaments they attract a boat load of the top players worldwide which can be good and bad. Not everyone likes playing with so many players as the standard tends to include more quality players. If you are a beginner, there are lots of practice games and tournaments available - you're not going to find the quality of play very good here. If you are a seasoned player, then this is the site for you. Yes you'll find more sharks per 100 players but the prize pools are second to none. PokerStars commands respect not only for the 400,000 peak time players they can attract, but also for the fact that they host the biggest games in town. There are weekly million dollar tournaments with up anywhere up to million dollar first place pay outs. You simply won't find this anywhere else.

If you are a UK or European player we have to fight against the dollar so it's a little more expensive to play at the moment. Fortunately you can play for some pretty impressive prize pools at PokerStars, not all of which require big buy ins - the range of games and stakes is also great. Out team have cashed thousands of dollars from  tournaments under $10. Ive mentioned already but it's an important factor - the number of entrants you get into tournaments is large. You need to be able to survive over the distance so it demands a slightly different strategy than if you were playing a tournament with 1000 entrants. A more cautious one. The flip side - awesome payouts.

The site has a broad range of different tournament series throughout the year, including the World Championships of Online Poker (WCOP) which has run since 2002 which runs in September. It also has the Micro Millions Tournament Series in April, Turbo Championships of Online Poker (TCOOP) also in April, the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) in May, the Summer Series in June and Monsters Series running October and November. Quite simply an awesome line up of events across each of these series. It is also home to numerous world records for the most players in a tournament and is always adding big name players to their pro player ranks.

The software has great features and is very stable with some of the best graphics and most stable platforms that you can find anywhere. The whole site has attention to detail and a great team behind it that quite simply know poker inside out. They are usually the first to launch innovations and new formats and they have a very loyal player base.

The lobby supports still view flop percentages so it's easy to find the loose games if you know what you are looking for. They also boast some of the best session statistics and instant hand history. No more waiting around for tables to fill up or struggling to find the right game. PokerStars is an absolute must try. **Available in some US states **

18+ Terms and Conditions apply : Gamble Responsibly -

Get £40 Freeplay when you deposit £10 - All New Players

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Bonus Offer at PokerStars

PokerStars has a great welcome bonus. You will need to make a real money deposit of £10 or more. The £40 Free Play will be credited daily from the deposit date: Day 1 = 5 x $1 Spin & Go tickets, Day 2 = 5 x $1 Spin & Go tickets, Day 3 = 4 x $3 Spin & Go tickets, Day 4 = $10 cash bonus, Day 5 = 4 x $3 Spin & Go tickets, Day 6 = $9 cash bonus. 

The fine print...

Tickets can only be used for Spin & Go tournaments. Please note that all tickets issued as part of the £40 Free Play promotion expire 24 hours from issue. During the bonus period, you are not permitted to withdraw the bonus amount. For the avoidance of doubt, you may withdraw any deposit funds you have made (or winnings from same) at any time.

18+ Terms and Conditions apply : Gamble Responsibly -

Deposit £10 or more for £40 Freeplay

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