PokerStars is the daddy. PokerStars is the big dog. Online poker rooms don't get much bigger than this one! The PokerStars Online Poker Room has possibly the largest base of players online at any one time in the world today. At the time of writing this review there are over 125,000 poker players playing at PokerStars. This equates to around 20,000 active poker tables being used right now. There are many online poker rooms out there and the vast majority of them would be very pleased to have 30,000 players online at any one time. These stats show you that PokerStars is genuinely one of the best online poker rooms. For that many players to choose to play in one place shows you that they are doing something right. Want a little more info? Downloading the games and registering is quick and very simple, the welcome bonuses are good, the games are great and it is easy to deposit and withdraw funds. The PokerStars web site does a pretty good job of explaining to you what they offer and there are some excellent video guides on how to get started and how the poker games work. PokerStars is well known for its connections with big poker tournaments, particularly the World Series of Poker (WSOP). PokerStars sponsor a number of the world's top professional poker players, so keep an eye out for them when watching poker games on TV. When you have downloaded and installed the games software (which only takes a few minutes) you register your details and then you are ready to play. You can start out by playing the games for free or you can up the ante and start playing poker for real money. There is a good variety of different types of poker for you to play including classic Hold'Em, Omaha, Stud and Draw amongst others. There are many different tournaments at all different skill and stake levels. PokerStars hosts satellite tournaments for the biggest offline poker competitions too (including the legendary WSOP, EPT (European Poker Tour) and the World Cup of Poker (WCP) so if you play well enough the sky is the limit! The games themselves look fantastic and play well too. It is always nice to see an online poker room where you can apply different visual styles and themes to the games. PokerStars is one of the few online poker rooms in existence where you can download a Mac version of the poker games too (Note to other poker rooms: Apple users are poker players too!). The excellent Customer Support team is available around the clock 7 days a week if you need them, but with everything being so well thought out I would be surprised if you did. Depositing funds is a piece of cake with a good selection of credit and debit cards being accepted in addition to plenty of online payment systems too. PokerStars also give you some really tasty welcome bonuses to get you started and many ongoing bonuses too. Poker players can also register for the VIP club and earn loyalty points for special rewards whenever they play. So does that sound like enough reasons to give PokerStars a chance? The 125,000 current players obviously thought so! If you haven't tried PokerStars already then when not try it today?
Games Software/Network Used: Own custom poker network