PokerStars is the biggest and most successful online poker room today. As such, it offers the best surroundings for any player. It has extremely reliable and convenient software, a nice design, the largest game offering and the highest traffic in the industry. It is also the unquestionable leader in poker tournaments and is the best site for any tournament aspirers. Its sponsored players, Team PokerStars, headed by poker legend Daniel Negreanu, are also hitting the prizes in poker tournaments. Members of the team won the WSOP main events in 2003-2005, 2008 and 2009.
Software & Design
Unlike most online poker rooms, PokerStars uses its own software. It is known as the most reliable software in the industry. It is fast and easy to use and constantly improves, to provide players with the best gaming experience possible. The site offers various statistic tools such as hand history, tournament history and stats. Its graphic design is refined and realistic on the tables side.
Bonuses, Promotions & Tournaments
PokerStars bonus is an attractive 100% up to $600, which is great in any standard.
But Its major strength is its variety of first class tournaments. It is, undoubtedly the world’s best poker tournaments website. It manages the WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker) and SCOOP (the Spring Championship of Online Poker) - the biggest online poker series. Their popular weekly tournaments are the Sunday Warm-Up and the Sunday Million. Their Live Tournaments - EPT (The European Poker Tour), APPT (Asia Pacific Poker Tour), NAPT (North American Poker Tour), LAPT (Latin American Poker Tour), WCP (World Cup of Poker), and the PCA (PokerStars Caribbean Adventure) have gained huge popularity and prestige in the past few years and are considered the most important regional tournaments today.
The site offers the largest game variety in the industry. It offers all the standard games, along with some more unique ones. Their variety includes: Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha-8, 7 Card Stud, 7 Card Stud HiLow, Razz, Horse, 5 Card Draw, 2-7 Triple Draw and so many more games and varieties.
The site hosts the highest traffic in the world of online poker, with almost 90,000 players at around 10,000 tables in peak times. American players, which are not accepted by many sites, significantly contribute to its unbelievable traffic.
VIP club is a reward program, available to all players. Players earn VIP points as they play. The points determine their VIP Club level. The higher their level is, the more they are rewarded. Points grant members with a wide variety of items in the VIP store, cash bonuses and entrance to VIP tournaments and freerolls.
It offers a 24/7 support only via e mail. It does not offer any support via phone or live chat. Service is quick efficient and professional.