Frequently Asked Questions
PokerStars Live is the name for a series of major poker tours, live rooms and specialised poker events all of which are sponsored by PokerStars that take place around the world. Featuring tournaments, cash games and more, PokerStars Live events take place in some of the most beautiful casinos in the world.
Check out the PokerStars Live homepage for links through to all live poker tours and local card rooms.
Head to the Structures page for full details.
All Main Events are No Limit Texas Hold'em, but you can play a host of games at each stop, and at each card room.
Buy-ins vary depending on which PokerStars Live tour stop you attend, with Main Events ranging from €1,100 to €10,000 (or its equivalent in local currency). All Main Events are freezeouts.
Yes. A condition of entry into any tournament at a PokerStars Live stop will be the completion and signing of a waiver form. To receive a copy of the waiver form prior to the Event please e-mail email@example.com.
No; the waiver form is a requirement for participation in any PokerStars Live event.
The minimum age to play in a PokerStars Live event is established by the host casino. In most casinos, the minimum age is 18, but please check each tournament page or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re unsure.
We encourage you to win your entry by playing in one of the many satellites available via our sponsors PokerStars. Satellites come in a range of buy-ins. Just open the PokerStars lobby, click ‘Events’ to see all satellites for every events. If you fail to qualify and would still like to play in PokerStars Live event, you may buy directly into a tournament. See each specific event page for details.
Yes. All players travelling abroad will need a passport - and you will need to present your passport at the casino for entry/registration.
Visa requirements vary depending on which PokerStars Live event you wish to attend. Please check the tournament page for your chosen event for full details.
This will depend on the host casino's own procedures and could be cash, cheque, bank transfer or into your Stars Account.
Yes. If you have qualified for the tournament through our sponsors PokerStars, your prize package includes a double room where your guest may sleep at no extra cost. However, all other costs incurred by your guest, such as meals etc, will not be covered in your prize package.
Some host casinos have a "smart casual" dress code (eg no sneakers, no vests, no shorts, no ripped jeans). Please see specific event pages for full details.
Please see each event page for full details.
Yes. You will need to present your passport.
PokerStars Live has strict rules on the wearing of branded logos by players at live events. Please click here for the Rules and Regulations page.
It's possible! Some events are televised, including a featured 'show' table. All contestants are obliged to sign a TV waiver form before play commences. Any player who does not sign the TV waiver will not be allowed to participate in the tournament.
For information on when you can see the PokerStars Live events on TV or online go to PokerStars.tv. Events will also often be live streamed via webcast at PokerStars.tv.
Opening an account on PokerStars could not be easier, simply download the free software. At PokerStars you are able to win your seat to PokerStars Live events via online freerolls and satellites. To play on Full Tilt, visit their website here.
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