PokerStars Review

PokerStars, with nearly 50 million registered players at the start of 2012, is the largest online poker platform in the world.

PokerStars averages over 25,000 players playing real money cash games daily. PokerStars offers downloadable poker clients for both Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

Poker game variations

PokerStars offers the largest selection of poker variations online including Texas hold 'em, Omaha, Omaha Hi/Lo (8 or Better), Courchevel, Stud, Stud Hi/Lo (8 or Better), Razz, Five-card draw, 2-7 Triple Draw & 2-7 Single Draw, Badugi, HORSE, HOSE, Mixed Hold'em, Mixed Omaha Hi/Lo, Triple Stud and 8-Game Mix. PokerStars also offers "Mixed Games," which rotate through several of these games.


PokerStars flagship weekly event is the Sunday Million, a weekly tournament with a guaranteed $1 million prize pool and a $215 buy-in. The Sunday Million is the biggest weekly online poker tournament in the world.

Pokerstars also hosts the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) which has been running since 2002 and is regarded as the online equivalent of the World Series of Poker.

Then there is the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) which was first established in 2009 and has since become the most popular online tournament series. Unlike WCOOP, there are three different buy-in stakes in the SCOOP events: Low, Medium (10x Low stake) and High (100x Low stake).

Last, but not least, there is the Micro Millions tournament which was launched in March 2012. This tournament series is designed micro-stakes players offering a low buy-in tournament and large guaranteed cash prizes.

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