Frequently Asked Questions

PokerStars Live is the name for a series of major poker tours, live rooms and specialized poker events all of which are sponsored by PokerStars. PokerStars Live events take place in some of the most beautiful casinos in the world, featuring tournaments, cash games and more.

Check out the PokerStars Live homepage for links through to all live poker tours and local card rooms.

Buy-ins vary depending on which PokerStars Live tour stop you attend, with Main Events ranging from €150 to €25,000 for PSPC (or its equivalent in local currency).

PSLive is our in-house tournament management and registration system used at EPTs.

If you don’t have PSLive account, you will be able to sign-up for it onsite at the tournament venue with our live events staff at a PSLive Sign-Up Desk. It is simple and takes just a few minutes. Onsite sign-up requires photo ID, a quick webcam photo and some personal details including your full name, date of birth and email address.

Yes. You will need to sign a waiver form. For more details, see our Terms & Conditions.

No. The waiver form is a requirement for participation in any PokerStars Live event.

The minimum age to play in a PokerStars Live event is established by the host casino. In most casinos, the minimum age is 18, but please check each tournament page or email if you’re unsure.

See each event page for details.

Please see each event page for full details or click here to visit the buy-in page.

This will depend on the host casino's own procedures and could be cash or bank transfer.

Yes. You will need to present your passport, driver's license, or any other valid government issued picture ID.

Visa requirements vary depending on which PokerStars Live event you wish to attend. Please check the tournament page for your chosen event for full details

Some host casinos have a 'smart casual' dress code (e.g. no sneakers, no vests, no shorts, no ripped jeans). Please see specific event pages for full details.

PokerStars Live has strict rules on the wearing of branded logos by players at live events. Please click here for PokerStars Live Terms & Conditions.

It's possible. Some events are televised, including a featured 'show' table. All contestants are obliged to sign a TV waiver form before play commences. Any player who does not sign the TV waiver will not be allowed to participate in the tournament.

Visit for information on when you can see the PokerStars Live events on TV or online. Events will also often be live streamed via webcast at

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