PokerStars.fr - General questions

I'm neither French nor do I live in France. Can I play at PokerStars.fr anyway?
Yes, you can play at PokerStars.fr. Your account however has to be verified and validated. Amongst other things, you need a bank account in a country within the European Union for this purpose.

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I already have an account at PokerStars.com. Can I open an account at PokerStars.fr anyway?
Existing PokerStars.com players are also allowed to play at PokerStars.fr.

Account verification
Since the poker market of France is regulated by state it is necessary that you pass an ID check. Otherwise your account will be closed again after a few weeks. You can upload an ID copy within the software under "Upload/Send Documents" in order to verify your identity. You also have to upload a copy of a bank statement before your first cashout in order to verify that you're holding a bank account within the European Union.


PokerStars.fr and PokerStrategy.com

Tracking PokerStars.fr to PokerStrategy.com
• If you don't have an account yet at any PokerStars site, your PokerStars.fr account can be tracked through us without any issues.
• If your account at PokerStars.com (or .eu) is tracked through PokerStrategy.com, you can also play tracked through us at PokerStars.fr and collect StrategyPoints.
• If your account at PokerStars.com (or .eu) is tracked through another affiliate, your PokerStars.fr account can't be tracked through PokerStrategy.com.
• If you're playing at PokerStars.com (or .eu) but your account is not tracked through any affiliate, the decision to accept tracking through PokerStrategy.com is up to PokerStars. We can't influence that decision. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't.

Where can I download PokerStars.fr in order to be tracked through PokerStrategy.com?
First, please delete you browser cookies. Then you can download the installation file under the following link:

[IMG]http://resources.pokerstrategy.com/Editorial/elements/ps_image_arrow_link.png[/img] Download PokerStars.fr

Do I need to enter a Marketing Code?
Yes, when filling in the registration form. At the bottom of the form under "How did you hear about PokerStars?", choose Marketing Code (if available) and then enter pokerstrategy in the field Enter Marketing Code.

Where do I enter my PokerStars.fr user name?
Enter your User ID in the respective box on [IMG]http://resources.pokerstrategy.com/Editorial/elements/ps_image_arrow_link.png[/img] this site.

How many StrategyPoints do I get for playing at PokerStars.fr?
You will receive 1 StrategyPoint per 3 VPP when playing at PokerStars.fr.


PokerStars.fr - Other topics

Can I also claim a First Deposit Bonus at PokerStars.fr?
Yes, each new player at PokerStars.fr can get such a bonus.

Which cashout options do I have at PokerStars.fr?
You can only cash out money on your verified bank account.

Which deposit options does PokerStars.fr offer?
The most common deposit options like NETELLER, Skrill and credit cards (Visa, Mastercard) are supported.