What can you say about the worlds largest poker site? Its obvious they didn't get to be the biggest without being top notch in every way. This review aims to highlight some of the key features that propelled PokerStars to their exalted position.
A quick rundown of all the great features at PokerStars. Four color deck, player notes, comprehensive player stats, the best hand history in the business, uploadable player icons, resizable tables, and a multitude of language options (English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Dutch, Italian, Polish, Hungarian, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian or Japanese). Truly, PokerStars is the complete package, especially now that Apple types can play too.
PokerStars on a Mac!
Yes, the world's largest poker room is now available to Mac poker players also! Easy to follow Macintosh download instructions and a virtual tour are available.
Every Bankroll can play
Yes, even no bankroll can find a game at PokerStars. Really, a player has to spend some time exploring the software. there are just so many games, so many buyin levels, that sometimes it can be overwhelming. The navigation tabs at the top can filter the rooms to your desired level of play. cash games start as low as 2 cents a hand, all the way to $400 blinds. Truly a staggering number of options.
Not a Holdem Fan?
If your game is Omaha, Omaha H/L, Razz, Stud, Draw, or Badugi, PokerStars is your site. Cash games are always available in all of these games, at all levels of play. Extensive help pages are available on the PokerStars site to get you up to speed on these games if needed.
So Many Tournaments
There is always a tournament about to start at PokerStars, and usually several. Again, all levels represented in an easy to break down manner. with buttons to filter "high" "medium" "low" and "micro" level of tournaments, you will be playing immediately at the level you want to play. Pages could be written giving examples, but let us try for just a couple that stand out.
The Sunday Million
This tournament runs every Sunday with a prize pool of $1,500,000. 1.5 million! Its true, and the buyin is only $215, it is really a "must play" event for the higher end player. Satellites to this event run constantly.
The Sunday $200k
Many players do not have $215 to play the Sunday Million, but for a buyin of $11 you can play a $200,000 Guaranteed tournament on Sunday. Thats right, two hundred thousand dollar!
Anyone that already plays at PokerStars is saying "but you should mention (insert favorite tourney) that's the best one". And they are right, there are so many that you need to look for yourself and find "the best one" for you, personally, as a player.
Simply the best support.
From their industry leading fraud detection, to their friendly and helpful representatives, no other site comes close to PokerStars.com support department. There is no comparison, everyone else tries to attain what they have achieved in the realm of customer support. It cannot be stressed too often, in the poker industry, PokerStars has the best support.