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With over one lakh players online at any time of day, PokerStars is by far the largest online poker site in the world, and its not hard to see why millions of people choose PokerStars above any other online poker room: PokerStars offers a very wide selection of poker games, ranging from play money badugi games to $5,000 Buy-in Texas Holdem Freeze outs, the customer service has been praised by the poker community worldwide and the software is arguably the best in the whole industry. PokerStars is the holder of the world record for most players in an online tournament which was achieved on 28 december 2008 with 35,000 players. Six months later Full Tilt Poker organized a tournament with 50,000 players, on which PokerStars instantly organized a tournament on the same day, getting 65,000 players. On 27 December 2009 PokerStars trumped themselve by hosting a tournament which got 149,146 players, more than doubling their previous record.
Pokerstars has recently launched a new Home Game section on its popular game client. Members can now start a club and send invites to friends and family to join them in play money games and tournaments.
To make this even more exciting is a chance to win a trip of a lifetime as PokerStars is holding a competition for all its private club managers starting on January 12. PokerStars is giving you the chance to play in a $100,000 freeroll, spend a one week-long trip to one of four destinations and play in a home game with Team PokerStars Pros like Daniel Negreanu.
Visit the forum for more info and Invite fellow PokerGuru members for your HomeGame!
PokerStars Bonuses and Promotions
PokerStars offers a 100% up to $600 First Deposit Bonus with the occasional reload bonus. The bonus clears at the rate of $1 for every 17 VPP you collect and is released in increments of $10. Apart from this deposit bonus, PokerStars offers numerous promotions for the beginning player and hosts several tournaments with huge guarantees (and overlays....) along with the best VIP reward program in the industry. The items in the PokerStars Store range from caps, cards, mugs, hoodies to special items like the concierge service and a Porsche Cayman S, all purchasable for the points you earn while playing at PokerStars.
The PokerStars software is one of the key reasons they are the most popular online poker room today. The poker software is easy to use and offers numerous way to customize it to your liking, with 20+ backgrounds and card decks to choose from, along with advanced settings like auto top-up / reload, notes and the display of in game statistics. With less than 3 clicks you can find yourself a game in the lobby and the heavy customizable filter option offers the perfect tool for finding a game to your liking.
It all started when Chris Moneymaker won the main event of the World Series of Poker in 2003. He got to his $2,500,000 win after qualifying for just $39 on PokerStars, and he became one of the first members of Team PokerStars. Other Main Event winners like Grey Raymer, Joe Hachem and 2009 winner Joe Cada followed and PokerStars also sponsors world famous sportsmen like Boris Becker and Mats Sundin. All the PokerStars Pros can be easily found playing by clicking on Requests. Find a Team PokerStars Player or by hitting CTRL+P in the PokerStars software.
PokerStars has the largest customer base of all online poker sites and its not hard to see why. The amount of games and tournaments offered is simply astounding, the software is unbelievably smooth and although only accessible by e-mail, the PokerStars customer service will leave its mark in your online poker experience.
Daniel Negreanu talks about playing poker and improving your game