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PokerStars PA review

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Category "C" new poker rooms that strive to attract players with the help of profitable bonuses
3.7 / 5.0
Cardmates
Good
reputation
by Cardmates.org
Cashout speed
3.0
Bonuses & Offers
3.0
Security
5.0
Software & Games
5.0
Support
2.5
Name PokerStars PA
Network
Stars Group
Website
https://www.pokerstars.com/
Established year 2019
Owner
Flutter PLC
Licensing
Pennsylvania state license
Compatible devices
Android, iOS, Mac OS, Windows
Software usage
allowed
Players online
2 000
Payment/banking
Visa, MasterCard, Skrill, Neteller, PayPal
Cashout speed
up to 5 days
Rakeback
up to 5%
Supported currencies
USD
Languages
English
Cashout limit
$10 000/day
Live chat
not available
Affiliate program
Stars Affiliate Club
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Latest reviews about PokerStars PA
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Phoenix user
Phoenix
Amateur
One of the PokerStars network. Everything is at a good level. PokerStars is one of the leaders in poker rooms.
nomoney user
nomoney
Has anyone already played on this platform? Wondering how is the play there, since I'm going to move to Pennsylvania for some time and would love to play poker  
Pros & Cons
Pros
60%
Cons
40%
  • High quality software
  • The only legal online poker room in the state
  • Clear and familiar interface
  • Only for a limited circle of users
  • No support by phone or online chat

On November 2019, PokerStars PA was fully launched. Now, it is possible to register and download PokerStars PA, as well as mobile apps from PokerStars PA website.  The users from the age of 21 and older are allowed to play at PokerStars Pennsylvania. In order to play the games, the players should be located within Pennsylvania’s boundaries.

Design of the lobby

The flag of Pennsylvania is displayed in the lobby. The Mount Airy Casino logo is visible at the top of the main lobby near PokerStars logo. According to Pennsylvania’s laws, the brand of main partner of the casino should be depicted.

Game availability

PokerStars Pennsylvania will offer a large variety of games. It is expected the following list of games:

  • Limit Hold’em
  • Limit Omaha H/L
  • Limit Stud
  • Limit Stud H/L
  • Limit 2- 7 Triple Draw
  • Limit Razz
  • Pot Limit Omaha (PLO)
  • PL Omaha H/L
  • PL 2- 7 Triple Draw
  • PL 5 Card Omaha
  • 8 Game

The tournaments, cash games and sit-and-go with different limits are also offered.

PLO and NLHE tables start from $0.01/$0.02 up to $25/$50 stakes. Limit Hold’em proposes the tables from $0.10/$0.20 up to $50/$100. SNGs at heads-up and 6-max tables are carried out with buy-ins starting from $1 to $500. PokerStars PA also proposes MTT tournaments starting from $2 buy-in.

Spin & Go format and Zoom is not yet available, but it will soon appear in the lobby.

PokerStars PA bonuses and promotions

The new players are offered good welcome bonuses for the first deposit – $30 with using “FREE30” code, as well as 100% first deposit bonus up to $600 with “STARS600” code.  

Traffic

Despite the fact that poker room is relatively new, it shows good results both in the cash-games and tournaments. Within the first 2 days after the launch, the traffic of cash games reached the mark of 400, and it is steadily increasing.   

Deposit and withdrawal

Such popular payment systems as Skrill, Visa, Neteller, Mastercard and others are available. The withdrawal is carried out quickly enough. It will take you from 24 to 76 hours when using Skrill and Neteller.

FAQ FAQ

Is it possible to transfer money between the players?

This option is not available due to the gaming regulations of Pennsylvania.

Is it possible for PokerStars PA players to play with PokerStars NJ players?

There is no such possibility because Gaming Control Board of Pennsylvania didn’t authorize the shared liquidity, which allows the players of different states to play in the same games and tournaments.

Are the players able to use existing accounts at PokerStars for play at PokerStars PA?

The player, who has account at PokerStars which was registered, for example, on the platforms such as .NJ, .COM, .EU, may use it for logging. However, he will have to make the new account at PokerStars PA.

Is it necessary to make another account at PokerStars, if there is FOX Bets account at PokerStars PA?

If there is FOX Bets account, it is possible to use it for playing at PokerStars PA.