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PCA Buy-ins and Payouts

All players must have a PSLive Account to participate in any PCA tournament. If you don’t have one you will be able to sign-up onsite at the tournament venue with our live events staff at a PSLive Sign Up Desk. Any questions? Contact us.

PCA Buy-in Options

You can buy into upcoming events using the following methods:


By using Luxon Pay or PokerStars account to buy in, you agree to payout restrictions.

Read on for more details regarding each option.

Cash (USD) and chips will be accepted at the Registration desk at each event. Visit the Registration desk with your PSLive Card to buy-in.

COM/EU/UK Stars Account holders can buy in before an event by going to the ‘Events’ > 'Live' lobby in the game client. Online registration will be available from around two weeks before an event until the end of late registration for the respective event. There is no need to visit the Registrations Desk onsite if you register online – just head straight to the Ticket Collection Desk.

FR Stars Account holders - visit the Registrations Desk onsite to buy in using funds on your account.

Please Note: there are regional restrictions regarding online buy-ins. Please contact our Registrations Team if you are unsure.

Luxon Pay are the official payment partner of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA). 

Download the app via App Store and via Google Play. 

Buy-in using Luxon Pay App on your mobile. Select: Shop -> Choose ‘PokerStars Live’ -> Choose ‘PCA’ -> select the tournament and complete buy-in

Registration will be available from around two weeks before an event until the end of late registration for the respective event. Visit the Registrations Desk onsite to collect your ticket.

Load your PCA Wallet and use funds for cash games and tournament registrations.

By Wire Transfer:

Luxon Pay is the official payment partner of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) and offers a wire transfer service. Funds received by Luxon Payments Limited bank will be transferred to your PCA Wallet and will be available for you to buy into tournaments or withdraw chips for cash games at the venue during PCA.Contact Luxon Team for bank details.

By Tournament Payout:

You can choose to deposit your tournament winnings to your PCA wallet and use these funds for further tournament registrations.


Credit/debit Card

We do NOT accept credit or debit cards as a means to buy into tournaments at PCA 2023. You can purchase chips from the casino cage against 6% fee. Casinos will only accept nominative cards, and there may be restrictions on what cards are accepted.

Currency Exchange

We do NOT provide currency exchange service. It is your responsibility to ensure that you bring US dollars to use on-site.

PCA Wallet

You can use PCA Wallet to buy into live events or receive prize payouts. For Information how to load your PCA Wallet in advance please see PCA Wallet section above. All funds need to be withdrawn at the end of PCA. Please visit the PCA Wallet desk to withdraw in cash or arrange a wire transfer to your bank account.

General Information

  • Registration desks will be clearly signposted at each event.
  • Registration desk will open daily, from one hour before the start of the first tournament of a given day. Registration desks will stay open until the late registration period for that day's last tournament has ended.*
  • Registration hours for specific tournaments are available via the PokerStars Live App. Download it now for Android and iOS.
  • Pre-registered players can collect tournament tickets from the Ticket Collection Desk once each tournament's registration has opened.

*Subject to change.

Please Note:

  • Unregistration is not permitted after the tournament starts and buy-in funds will be added to the overall prize pool.
  • Buy-ins are only accepted through one payment method. For example, you cannot buy in to a tournament with part cash and part Stars Account.

PCA Payout Options

Players have a variety of payout options open to them including cash, deposit to Stars Account, Luxon Account or wire transfer. There are restrictions that apply to certain payout options depending on the status of your account, and there are limits to the amount a player can receive in cash.

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

  • CASH - A cash maximum may apply
  • COM/EU/UK STARS ACCOUNT - Regional and account status restrictions may apply
  • LUXON PAY - Receive your winnings back to your Luxon account used for buy-in within 24 hours.
  • PCA WALLET - Use PCA Wallet to buy in for the tournaments or withdraw to play cash games (minimum withdrawal amount may apply). Any remaining balance has to be withdrawn at the end of the festival.
  • *WIRE TRANSFER VIA LUXON - Luxon will offer wire transfers to your bank account. Players can wire tournament/cash games winnings back to their bank account via Luxon wire transfer. Luxon will verify that the funds are legitimate tournament/cash games winnings.

*Players that would like to wire funds via their bank will need to fill in a withdrawal form, which can be found at the PCA Wallet desk or by clicking here.

Luxon Pay will aim to process all wires within seven working days after the festival has finished. If you require any further information, please email