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3 Easy Steps to Start Playing at PokerStars

Becoming a PokerStars player couldn’t be easier thanks to our free to use software and simple download process. Download now and start playing on your PC. We’re also available on a wide range of other platforms, so whether you’re a Mac, iOS or Android user, we’ve got you covered!

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First, click ‘Play Poker Now’ and select ‘Run’ in the subsequent pop-up box. PokerStars will now be downloaded to your desktop. This process may take a few minutes. If a security warning flashes up, select ‘Run’.

Once the download has finished, you must agree to PokerStars ‘End User License Agreement’ before continuing. To launch PokerStars, just double click on the desktop icon or navigate to our software through your PC’s Start menu once it’s finished installing.

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Select ‘Create Account...’ from the ‘Account’ drop-down menu at the top of the PokerStars lobby and fill in the registration form. Make sure you enter a valid email address for your validation code to be sent to before submitting your form.

To validate your new account, select ‘Validate Email Address...’ from the ‘Account’ menu in the PokerStars lobby. Then enter the code sent to the email address you submitted.

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You can find all tournaments, ring games, play money tables and other games in the PokerStars lobby. Use the tabs to select whatever game you want to play and set your limits.

To search for specific tables, limits or games, click on your chosen game and then use the filter buttons to define your search.

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How to Download FAQs

How to Download FAQs

Get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about downloading the poker software and a range of other PokerStars topics.