PokerStars Festival Lille

Event Buy-in Information


Click here for details on how to qualify to this event via PokerStars.

Buy-in In Advance Via COM/EU Stars Account

COM/EU Stars Account holders can buy-in to any of the tournaments scheduled by going to the ‘Events’ > ‘Live’ tab on the game client and searching for your chosen event. Buy-in using your Stars Account funds like you would do with any other tournament. Online registration for Main Event will be available from around six weeks before the event until end of the late registration period. 

Contact our registrations team for assistance if required.       

Please Note: there are regional restrictions regarding online buy-ins. Please contact our registrations team for more information if you are unsure.

Special Notice To FR Stars Account Holders

FR Stars Account holders will not able to buy into live events via their game client. While we would like to be able to allow you to directly buy-in to live events using money in your Stars Account, we are simply not permitted to offer such a service.

This will only affect you when you are trying to directly buy into live events using funds from your Stars Account. This has no impact on players who win satellite entries to live events, or players who buy-in using funds that are from outside of their Stars Account.

Please be aware that you are going to need to use alternative mechanisms to buy into future live events, such as wire-transfers, cash and or by using debit/credit cards.

Via Debit/Credit Cards

You can buy-in in advance with debit/credit cards on the official Barrière website.

Buy-in Onsite At The Event

You can buy-in onsite using any of the following options. Please Note: we cannot accept part payment of one payment type with another.


EUROS only. There will be no currency exchange at the Casino.

Credit/Debit Card

The credit cards accepted in the casino are: Visa / Electron / Maestro / Mastercard. The card has to be nominative and personal only.

The Casino will not accept Business Cards or American Express.

Wire Transfer

You can wire funds in advance to the Casino Barrière. To do so please write an email along with a scan of your ID card or Passport to

Payout Information

Players’ payout options are cash and bank transfer. There are restrictions that apply to certain payout options, and there are limits to the amount a player can receive in cash.

You can choose to be credited your winnings by one payment method or by a combination of different payment methods.

  • CASH – Maximum cash of €10,000
  • BANK TRANSFER – Bank details have to be nominative to the player