Play Poker for Real Money Using PokerStarsPay


What is PokerStarsPay?

PokerStarsPay allows you to make funds transfers in your local currency directly from your bank account to your PokerStars bankroll. You can make the transfer online at your bank's web site and your PokerStars account will be  updated almost instantly.

How can I make purchases at PokerStars using PokerStarsPay?

PokerStarsPay is fully integrated via the PokerStars cashier. When you click on "Cashier" and then on "Deposit", you will see an option to use PokerStarsPay. Click on the PokerStarsPay button, and select your bank from the list of supported banks. Enter the information requested and the amount you wish to deposit in your local currency. You will be then presented with instructions to complete the deposit, which will also be emailed to you.

The instructions will include the bank details of our payment processor, which you must include in the instructions to your bank when you are sending your payment to us.

How long does it take before my PokerStars account is credited?

 Once you make the transfer from your bank account, the funds will be credited to your PokerStars account within 30 minutes in most cases. However, in some countries owing to local banking norms or working hours the transfer may take anywhere between 12-72 hours.

What about my cashouts?

You may cashout funds from your PokerStarsPay account providing you have made at least one previous purchase using PokerStarsPay.

Please be aware that Cashouts are automatically credited back to any and all of the following methods that you may have used to make deposits, in the following order before you can cashout via PokerStarsPay:

1. CFT eligible VISA and Entropay
3. Skrill and Yandex.Money
4. Wallet One

 Please check our cashout policy for more information.

How does the exchange rate conversion work?

Currency conversions from/to local currency for all PokerStarsPay transactions – deposits and Cashouts - are processed by our payment processor.

If you deposit to or cashout from your EUR, CAD or GBP PokerStars account balances the following will also apply: PokerStars uses the prevailing mid-market rate provided by XE (plus a small fee if applicable) to convert your deposits to your PokerStars account currency. For additional information, please read our Real Money Transaction Processing and Currency Conversion Terms and Conditions.

What will it cost me to use PokerStarsPay?

PokerStars does not charge any fees for using PokerStarsPay however an additional fee may be applied by our payment processor for processing of your cashout transactions.

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