Players’ Choice Satellites Terms and Conditions

  1. These terms and conditions apply to any individual (“you”) who takes part in a ‘Players’ Choice’ satellite tournaments  (“Satellite”) which take place on our site (“PokerStars,” “we” or “us”) located at,,,,,, ,,,, and (each a "Site").

  2. All players must be 18 years of age or over the legal age of majority in their jurisdiction (whichever is greater) in order to participate in the Satellite(s). 

  3. By participating in a Satellite, you hereby grant PokerStars the right to use your name likeness, and image in any media, throughout the world and in perpetuity, for our promotional and marketing purposes, without compensation whatsoever. Upon our request and in all cases, in accordance with our instructions, you agree to help promote PokerStars, including but not limited to, meeting with members of the press for interviews and participating photo opportunities, and participating in other such events conducted by PokerStars.

  4. Should you win an event buy-in ticket as a prize from a Satellite (“Buy-In Voucher”), it can only be exchanged with us to gain entry into any tournament forming part of a PokerStars sponsored tour  (for example, European Poker Tour) (“Tournament”). Other than as specified hereunder, Buy-In Vouchers are non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for money or money’s worth in any other way.  

  5. In order to use your Buy-In Voucher, you must:

    1. Log into the PokerStars client;
    2. Choose the Tournament you wish to play in from the schedule of tournaments listed in the PokerStars client >‘Live Events’ tab; and
    3. Locate and register for your chosen Tournament using the relevant Player Choice qualifiers which can be located under the ‘Live Events’ tab.
  6. If the value of the Buy-In Voucher you have been awarded is less than the amount required to register and play in a chosen Tournament,  please email who will process the registration for you and deduct the outstanding amount from your PokerStars player account.  

  7. Once you use your Buy-In Voucher to register for your chosen Tournament, you will be considered a PokerStars qualifier for that Tournament and be bound by the following terms and conditions governing participating in our tournaments which can be found here (“Tournament Rules”).

  8. If you no longer wish to participate in a chosen Tournament, you can deregister by logging onto the PokerStars client, locate your chosen Player Choice qualifier and click ‘unregister.’ If you cannot unregister via the PokerStars client, please email at least 48 (forty eight) hours before the advertised start time of the Tournament.  Alternatively, you can also deregister in person by visiting the onsite registrations desk at the live event before the Tournament starts.

  9. If you register to take part in a Tournament using your Buy-In Voucher and you also win an additional seat to the same Tournament via a direct satellite on our site, your Buy-In Voucher will be returned to your account and entry into the Tournament will be on the basis of the direct satellite entry voucher that you have won.  For the benefit of these terms and conditions, direct satellite refers to a satellite for a specific live tournament (e.g. the European Poker Tour – Barcelona).  You will not be eligible to receive T-Money and real money for the direct satellite seat. Details about T-Money and its uses can be found here.

  10. You cannot register for a Tournament using a Buy-In Voucher if you have already registered for the Tournament with us. As an alternative, you can use your Buy-In Voucher for another Tournament of your choice.

  11. Any winner of Buy-In Voucher must ensure that their name matches the name used on their player account on the PokerStars site.  

  12. All players participating in Satellites must abide by all PokerStars terms of service requirements as listed at here, together with the Tournament Rules.  

  13. These terms and conditions and matters relating hereto shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with Isle of Man law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Isle of Man courts.

  14. In case of any disputes regarding any participation rights, all matters relating to the awarding of prizes and/or these terms or conditions, the final decision lies with PokerStars management, is binding and shall not be subject to review or appeal by an entrant or by any third party.

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