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PokerStars Mobile Review

PokerStars is the most popular online poker site in the world. Due to the volume it generates, there are a wide variety of poker games available for cash and tournament players, including Hold’em, Omaha, Omaha High-Low, Stud, Stud High-Low, Razz, Five-Card Draw, 2-7 Lowball, Badugi, and Eight-Game.

100% up to $600

Upcoming Tournaments

Name Time Left
$109 NLHE [8-Max, Turbo], $6K Gtd starts in 10 minutes
$11 NLO8 [Turbo, Progressive KO], $600 Gtd starts in 33 minutes
Pacific Rim Special Sat: $16.50 NLHE [Hyper-Turbo, Deep], 1 Seat Gtd starts in 39 minutes
$11 NLHE [Progressive KO, Deep Stacks], $2.5K Gtd starts in 40 minutes
Hot $22, $5K Gtd starts in 40 minutes
$44 NLHE [6-Max, Progressive KO], $3K Gtd starts in 50 minutes
$27 NLO8 [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $750 Gtd starts in 57 minutes
$11 NLHE [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $2K Gtd starts in 60 minutes
Pacific Rim Special Sat: $11 NLHE [Hyper-Turbo,1R1A, Deep], 1 Seats Gtd starts in 62 minutes
Big $33, $4K Gtd starts in 85 minutes

Full PokerStars Mobile Review

Online poker has extended its boundaries in the past decade. Smartphones and tablets have become increasingly popular, which caused a demand for the major online poker sites such as PokerStars to create mobile applications. With the needs of online poker players in mind, these mobile applications are perfect for online poker players constantly on the go and are an extension of their experiences playing behind a computer. PokerStars is not only the leader in the online poker arena, but it also has the top application available to play mobile poker.

The PokerStars mobile application is available wherever PokerStars.com is offered for almost every smartphone and tablet, including iPhones and iPads. The free application is very quick to download and install. Without much effort, you can be up and running quickly.

PokerStars Mobile features include:

  • Easy-to-use lobby to find the game you are looking for.
  • Ability to play all available tournaments, sit and gos, cash games, and Zoom Poker against the same shared player pool of PokerStars.com.
  • Smooth play if you have a decent WiFi or mobile connection.
  • Easy to switch tables while multi-tabling.
  • Find a friend playing while you are on the move via the player search feature.
  • RSA security token works on your mobile device

There are some limitations playing on PokerStars instead of on your computer. These include:

  • Can only play on four tables on most devices and five tables with an iPad. Serious multi-tablers will only want to use PokerStars Mobile while on the road. For casual players, four to five tables are plenty.
  • No access to your cashier to deposit or withdraw funds. With an Android device, PokerStars has a limited web cashier that allows the depositing of funds only.
  • PokerStars Mobile will disconnect you from your mobile client if you take a phone call while playing. For those playing at home, you might want to think twice about playing on your smartphone instead of your computer if you plan to answer calls while playing.
  • No ability to change your account information or security settings. If you plan not to use your RSA token when traveling with your mobile device, you should disconnect this setting via your computer before you hit the road.
  • No third-party software such as HUDs work on your mobile device. Since most players use this software to help with playing a plethora of tables, this isn’t the end of the world, but many players will avoid opening up a few tables without their prior statistics on players being displayed.
  • Other options are not available such as resetting your bet slider amounts, sharing hands via the Boom Replayer, always declining heads-up sit and go rematch requests, and the absence of Home Games.

Despite the few features that are not available on PokerStars Mobile, the site did an excellent job of capturing all of the critical features of PokerStars on your computer.

For poker players constantly on the go, PokerStars Mobile gives you the look and feel that you are playing the site you know and love to allow you to enjoy poker while on the move.

Premier Regularly Scheduled Tournaments

Name Frequency Buy-In Notes Time - ET
Sunday Million Weekly $215 Major 4:30 PM
Afternoon 109R Daily $109 Rebuy 2:00 PM
Nightly 109R Daily $109 Rebuy 8:00 PM
Hundred Grand Daily $162 9:00 PM
Ninety Grand Daily $55 3:00 PM
Wed 1/4 million Weekly $320 9:00 PM
Super Tuesday Weekly $1,050 9:00 PM
Sunday Warm-Up Weekly $215 Major 1:00 PM
Saturday 150k Weekly $320 1:00 PM
Sunday 109r Weekly $109 Rebuy 2:00 PM
Sunday 500 Weekly $530 Major 5:30 PM
Sunday 2nd Chance Weekly $215 6:30 PM
Sunday 215R Weekly $215 Rebuy 8:00 PM

Recent Large Cash by P5ers

P5s Name Tournament Amount Date
Mijatoeslima Hotter $215, $75K Gtd $12,368
AnteSvante High Roller Club: $1,050 Sunday Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $125K Gtd $40,466
Pudge714 High Roller Club: $1,050 Sunday Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $125K Gtd $31,068
Benne High Roller Club: $1,050 Sunday Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $125K Gtd $23,852
Romeopro High Roller Club: $1,050 Sunday Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $125K Gtd $10,794
bah22 $215 Sunday Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $100K Gtd $16,852
Christoph $109 Sunday Cooldown [8-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO], $100K Gtd $11,278
Flat High Roller Club: $2,100 Sunday Cooldown [8-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO], $150K Gtd $30,016
Clavito691 Hotter $22, $75K Gtd $12,204
sksjohny Bigger $215, $65K Gtd $18,473

Positive

Play up to 5 tables
Smooth game play
RSA security token compatible
Player search feature

Negative

No cashier to deposit and withdraw
Will be disconnected if you answer a call
No third-party software
Cannot change account info or security settings

Name: PokerStars Mobile
Established: 2000
Country: Isle of Man

Network: PokerStars
Auditor: PWC

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