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Give January a Jumpstart With Free VPPs at PokerStars


PokerStars is celebrating the New Year by giving away free VPPs to every single one of its customers, but you need to act fast in order to collect yours because this special offer is only available until 11:59 pm ET on January 8, 2014.

To get your hands on up to 1,000 free VPPs all you are required to do is opt-in via the Star Code “JUMPSTART” before 11:59 pm on January 8, 2014 and your VPPs will receive a boost as per the table below. The higher your VIP level at the time of using the Star Code, the more Jumpstart VPPs you will receive.

Jumpstart VPP BoostVIP Status at Time of Opt-In
15 VPPsBronzeStar
25 VPPsChromeStar
125 VPPsSilverStar
625 VPPsGoldStar
1,000 VPPsPlatinumStar and higher

Please note: No FPPs are awarded with this promotion, only VPPs. For clarification on the difference between VPPs and FPPs, please check the PokerStars help pages.

You can maximise the value of this promotion by attempting to climb to the next highest VIP level before the clock shows 11:59 pm ET on January 8, that way you receive more VPPs! Once you are ready to claim your free PokerStars VPPs, head to your PokerStars account and enter the Star Code “JUMPSTART” and your free VPPs will be credited shortly after.

How to Enter a Star Code

Entering a Star Code is very easy; you simply type in the relevant code and the PokerStars software does the rest. Here’s where you can find the Star Code entry pages depending on the device you use to play at pokerStars.

Desktop users: Click ‘Account’ > ‘Enter Star Code’ within the PokerStars software and a box will pop up allowing you to enter the code.

Mobile Android users: Access the extended menu on your device, choose ‘More’ > ‘Account’ > ‘Enter Star Code’ and you will be able to enter the Star Code.

Mobile iOS users: At the bottom of the app, press the ‘More’ menu. Under Account, press ‘Enter Star Code’ then enter the Star Code in the box that appears.

If you do not have a PokerStars account now is the perfect time to create one. Not only can you take advantage of the January Jumpstart promotion, but by signing up for a PokerStars account via PokerNews you can help yourself to the following value-packed package:

While you are busy entering Star Codes, why not enter the Star Code "CHALLENGE" and get involved in the PokerStars January Daily Challenge? By entering this Star Code and completing a number of daily challenges — such as playing in a real money SNG or a hand of Zoom — you can gain access to a special $15,000 guaranteed All-In Shootout tournament that runs every day! Head over to PokerStars for more details of the January Daily Challenge promotion.

*Your first three deposits, within 90-days, up to a combined maximum of $600 will be matched 100% in the form of a bonus.

Give yourself the best start to 2014 with up to 1,000 free VPPs at PokerStars.

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