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The biggest online
poker tournaments

PokerStars is home to the best Internet poker events. Every year we run the two biggest online tournament series in the world - the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) and the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). We also host the biggest weekly tournaments, the Sunday Million and Sunday Warm-Up, plus thousands more every day of the week. With a game starting every second, PokerStars is the only place to play tournament poker online.

Team PokerStars

PokerStars is the only place where you can watch or play against Team PokerStars Pro - our group of elite pro players that includes poker legends like Daniel Negreanu and Barry Greenstein, plus WSOP* Champions Chris Moneymaker, Greg Raymer, Joe Hachem and Joe Cada. Between them they have scores of World Series bracelets, EPT and WPT titles and more, adding up to millions of dollars in winnings. And now you can join them at the tables with PokerStars.


The groundbreaking and innovative PokerStars software is free to download and available for Windows/PC and Mac/Apple. It's constantly being improved by our team of experts, adding new features based on your recommendations, to make sure you continue to get the best poker playing experience anywhere online. You can even play in a wide selection of local currencies and languages, with new ones being added all the time. Check the Getting Started page for more.

Huge selection
of games

PokerStars offers the widest selection of Internet poker games across hundreds of tables, including Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Stud, 2-7 Triple Draw, Badugi, plus mixed games like HORSE and 8-Game. All games are available at stakes that suit players of all skill levels and bankroll size. No matter what kind of online poker game you're looking for or how big you want to play, you'll find it at PokerStars.

Safe, secure and
fully supported

PokerStars allows you to make easy, quick and secure real money deposits with a wide selection of options, plus fast cashouts, or you can play for free. We're also fully licensed and regulated, so you can stay focused on your game, safe in the knowledge that your money is always taken care of. Everything is backed up by the award-winning PokerStars Support Team, on hand 24-7 to answer your questions and handle any issues.

Exclusive live
events qualifiers

PokerStars qualifies thousands of players to the biggest live poker events on the circuit every year, including the North American Poker Tour (NAPT), European Poker Tour (EPT), Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT), Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT), UK & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT), World Cup of Poker (WCP) and the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA). We also send more players to the World Series of Poker* (WSOP*) Main Event than all the other poker sites put together.

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