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3 Easy Steps to Start Playing at PokerStars

IconsThe PokerStars software is simple to use and available for download across a wide range of platforms. To start playing poker on the world’s biggest poker site, download PokerStars now and install our software on your Mac. We’re also available Windows , iOS and Android ™ devices. Ready to get started?

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First, download the PokerStars software, which will be saved to either your Mac desktop or ‘Downloads’ folder. It may take a few minutes for PokerStars to download.

Once the download is complete, launch the file from your saved location. If asked to update the software, please accept. After this initial process, you will be able to launch PokerStars from your Mac’s ‘Applications’ folder.

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Launch PokerStars and in the main lobby select ‘Create Account...’ from the ‘Account’ drop-down menu, located at the top. Fill out the required registration details and make sure you provide a valid email address.

To validate your account, check your inbox for the provided validation code. Next, select ‘Validate Email Address...’ from the ‘Account’ drop-down menu in the PokerStars lobby. Finally, enter your validation code.

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To find a play money ring game table or tournament to jump into, use the tabs in the PokerStars lobby. From there you can select whatever game you want to play and set your limits.

You can also search for specific tables and poker formats by clicking on your chosen game tab and then using the filter buttons to define your search.

Special Offers

PokerStars has special offers running all year round, offering must-have prizes, seats to the best live events and much more for free.

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Check out the great free apps you can download for your mobile device and enjoy PokerStars on the move!

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