Poker Stars Network
Poker Stars is one of the biggest poker networks available. It boasts anywhere from 20-40% of the total business in the online poker industry. Their poker room, Poker Stars was established in 2001 and is based in Kahnawake. Poker Stars places a huge emphasis on security. They have a security team monitoring every withdrawal and looking for any type of suspicious play or activity from players. They also use an official age verification process to decrease the amount of fraudulent accounts. Poker Stars hosts the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) which is the largest online poker event to be held every year. They have a large number of pros who are resident on the network. The Poker Stars software is excellent with crisp clear graphics and plenty of innovative and useful functions that are regularly improved and updated. Poker Stars offers limited bonuses in the form of sign up bonuses and occasional reload bonuses. They do offer an excellent variety of tournaments of all different types. Email support is friendly and helpful and generally fast and efficient. Unfortunately, there is no 24/7 telephone support or live chat support available. All-in-all, Poker Stars is an excellent choice of poker network
Traffic on the Network
Poker Stars is one of the largest networks in the online poker industry. It sees approximately 26,000 to 30,000 real money players at peak hours. Approximately 80% of these players are tournament players. There is a huge amount of action at all tables at any time of the day or night and it is always possible to find a suitable game at Poker Stars. The competition on the Poker Stars network is quite tight, even at the low stakes tables. There are plenty of fish to be found at tournament tables, however.
Customer Service on the Network
If you have any general queries when playing at Poker Stars, you can access the FAQ section on their website. If you do not find the answer to your question among the frequently asked questions, you can contact their customer service team. A customer service representative is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week via email. If you would prefer to speak to some-one via telephone, you can email their team and request a telephone conversation. In general, responses are received very fast (sometimes in a few minutes) and are helpful and friendly.
Games on the Network
Poker Stars offers Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Omaha Hi-Lo, Seven Card Stud, Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo, Five Card Draw, Deuce to Seven Triple Draw, Badugi, Razz and mixed games such as H.O.R.S.E. Games are available in no limit, pot limit or fixed limit options. The stakes range from $0.01/$0.02 to $100/$200.