Any time you play for real money, you’ll earn rewards points as part of the impressive Stars Rewards Program. Every time you earn these points, you will see your on-screen progress bar fillplete the progress bar and you’ll win a chest. There are six different chests in the game. The rewards get bigger as you move through the levels.
- Level 1: Blue Chest – An award of $0.50
- Level 2: Bronze Chest – An award of between $0.60 and $12
- Level 3: Silver Chest – An award of between $1.50 and $30
- Level 4: Gold Chest – An award of between $5 and $100
- Level 5: Diamond Chest – An award of between $ and $250
- Level 6: Black Chest – An award of between $35 and $700
As you play you can move up and down between chest levels. Win a single chest within a 28-day window and you’ll remain at the same level. Earning no chests in that time will demote you to the next level down. However, if you win 10 chests in the same 28-day period, you’ll be promoted to the next level, where bigger and better awards await.
Exactly What is in the Chests?
The rewards contained in each chest are tailored to individual players. You might find Stars coins in the chest, which can be converted into cash, or entry into tournaments. Alternatively, there might be a variety of tickets and items related to the specific games you like to play.
How to Earn PokerStars Reward Points
At the poker tables you’ll earn the reward points at a rate of 45 points for every $1 paid in scheduled tournament fees, and 100 points for every $1 paid in rake at cash/zoom games and any other tournament fees. The Stars reward program isn’t just open to the poker side of the operation either.