We offer our players a Tournament Money (T-Money) system. With rare exceptions, if you win a seat to any event via one of our satellite tournaments, you can choose to unregister and receive T-Money instead. T-Money can then be used to register for other PokerStars tournaments, including Sit & Gos, special events, and satellites. In some cases, T-Money can be used by VIPs to buy into live events. Please check the information pages for our Live Events for details. Please note however that T-Money is not the same as real money, because you can’t use it in cash games or cash it out. You canRead More →

All players start a standard poker tournament with the same amount of chips. As play goes on, the compulsory blinds and antes increase at regular intervals, and when a player loses all of their chips, they are out of the tournament. The last player standing is declared the winner, and is rewarded with the biggest portion of the prize pool. The rest of the prize pool is distributed between a set number of players, depending on how many people entered the event. You can find payout information listed in the tournament lobby of any PokerStars tournament that has started running, along with the current statusRead More →

Texas Hold Em Poker (Or Hold’Em Poker) is by far THE most popular poker game in the world. In Texas Hold Em Poker, each player gets 2 down cards and 5 “community cards” (cards shared with other players and the dealer) Your hand is determined by getting the best poker hand with five of the 7 cards! An example of a poker hand is a full house. There are 4 rounds of betting in Texas Hold Em Poker and with No Limit Texas Hold Em, one bet and 3 raises are allowed each round. (The bets can get pretty high) BELOW ARE THE HOG’S FAVORITERead More →