PokerStars on a Mac

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Pokerstars has developed into one of the top online poker sites on the Internet. Pokerstars makes it very easy for Mac players to play on their site. The site features excellent Mac software that you can install on your computer. A lot of online poker sites advertise that they are Mac compatible, but then only allow you to play in your Internet browser. Party Poker allows you to download their software to your Mac computer, giving you all the best features and the best graphics available.


Downloading and Installing Pokerstars on a Mac

1. Visit in your Internet browser.

2. Click the red Download button located in the upper left corner of your screen.

3. Click the underlined Download Pokerstars link located on the page you are redirected to. If a window appears on your screen, click Save File. Your download will automatically begin.

4. The installation should begin automatically after the download is complete. Follow all of the on-screen instructions to easily install the software. You will have to click the installation file in your Downloads folder if the installation doesn't automatically begin.

5. You can now double-click the Pokerstars icon located in the Applications folder on your Mac computer.

6. The Pokerstars software will launch and you will have to register an account to complete the installation process.

You can move the Pokerstars icon from your Applications folder to the desktop, dock or another folder for easier access.

System Requirements for Pokerstars Mac

The system requirements for Pokerstars Mac make it possible for as many people to use the software as possible. You will need at least the following system specifications to play at Pokerstars:

Mac OSX 10.4 or later

PowerPC G4 or Intel Mac


1024x768 screen resolution

60MB free space on your hard drive

56k dial-up Internet connection

The following system specifications are recommended to help the software run as smoothly as possible:

PowerPC G4 1GHz or faster

1024MB RAM

100MB free space on your hard drive

128lbps or faster Cable or DSL Internet connection

Differences Between the Mac and Windows Versions of Pokerstars

Pokerstars is one of the best online poker sites for Mac users because they offer full-featured, downloadable software. The software that is available for the Mac offers all of the same graphics and features as its Windows counterpart. This is different than most Internet poker sites that make Mac users play with subpar graphics or that take away some key game play options.

The Pokerstars software for Mac gives you several customization options. You will be able to decide what sounds you want to hear, what color you want your deck to be and what you want your avatar to look like. You will also be able to easily find a table you want to play at because you can sort the tables by limit, stakes and players.

Pokerstars provides one of the best online poker experiences for Mac users. The great features and graphics provided by the Mac software make it easier than ever to win hands and have fun playing poker on the Internet.

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