How to Qualify

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PokerStars gives everyone a chance to turn just a few dollars into a coveted seat at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event. There are cash satellites to suit every bankroll, and you can even qualify for free using PokerStars Frequent Player Points (FPPs) via our Mega Path satellite series.

Check out the different options for qualifying below. To take part, simply choose the region that applies to you and read where you can find satellites in the PokerStars client.

International Qualification

No matter where you are in the world, you can still qualify for the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. The PokerStars game software is available in different versions depending on your location. See the simple guide below for details of qualification from your country.

PokerStars.com

PokerStars players on the main .com game client can qualify for the PCA, in all the usual ways, as explained above. Find the online qualifier tournaments in the Lobby under ‘Events’ > ‘PCA’. Find out more.

PokerStars.net

Players that use the play money version of the PokerStars client can qualify for the PCA via freeroll tournaments. Find the online qualifier tournaments in the Lobby under ‘Events’ > ‘PCA’.

PokerStars.it

If you are located in Italy and play on the PokerStars.it client you can qualify in the normal way via tournaments specially designed for players in your country. Find the online qualifier tournaments in the Lobby under ‘Events’ > ‘PCA’. Find out more.

PokerStars.es

Unfortunately we are unable to offer PCA satellites and qualifiers for players in Spain at this time.

PokerStars.fr

If you are located in France and play on the PokerStars.fr client you can qualify in the normal way via tournaments specially designed for players in your country. Find the online qualifier tournaments in the Lobby under ‘Events’ > ‘PCA’. Find out more.

PokerStars.ee

If you are located in Estonia and play on the PokerStars.ee client you can qualify in the normal way via tournaments specially designed for players in your country. Find the online qualifier tournaments in the Lobby under ‘Events’ > ‘PCA’. Find out more.

PokerStars.be

If you are located in Belgium and play on the PokerStars.be client you can qualify in the normal way via tournaments specially designed for players in your country. Find the online qualifier tournaments in the Lobby under ‘Events’ > ‘PCA’. Find out more.

PokerStars.dk

If you are located in Denmark and play on the PokerStars.dk client you can qualify in the normal way via tournaments specially designed for players in your country. Find the online qualifier tournaments in the Lobby under ‘Events’ > ‘PCA’. Find out more.

PokerStars.bg

If you are located in Belgium and play on the PokerStars.bg client you can qualify via tournaments specially designed for players in your country. Find the online qualifier tournaments in the PokerStars lobby under 'Events' > 'PCA'. Find out more.

PokerStars.eu

If you are located in Finland, Sweden, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Greece, Netherlands, Luxemburg, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Germany and/or Russia and play on the PokerStars.eu client you can qualify in the normal way via tournaments specially designed for players in your country. Find the online qualifier tournaments in the Lobby under ‘Events’ > ‘PCA’. Find out more.

 

Satellites

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Download the PokerStars software

If you're not already a PokerStars player, first download PokerStars free poker software. Once you’ve installed the software, it’s time to create an account. See the Getting Started page for a step-by-step guide, or watch our Virtual Tour and let PokerStars guide you through the process.

Qualify Online

Main Event satellites start from as little as $1.10. Tournaments run every day, and with the PCA live satellites feed above, you can quickly find the upcoming satellite that best suits your bankroll. Click the tournament you require and that tournament lobby will launch.

Mega Path Satellites

You can also win your seat via Mega Path FPP satellites that start from as low as 10 Frequent Player Points (FPPs). Make your way through the rounds for the chance to win a seat to one of the six Mega Path Finals, each with prize package for the Main Event worth more than $15,000. See the PCA Mega Path page to find out more about how these qualifiers work.

The PCA is one of the best live poker experiences anywhere in the world. The PCA page on the PokerStars Blog page has blog posts from Team PokerStars Pro, which give poker strategy advice that's designed to help you in your qualification campaign. To get you in the mood, take a look at the list of past PCA Main Event Champions. You can qualify now for this incredible festival of poker for just a few bucks. What are you waiting for?

If you have any questions about PCA, contact pca@pslive.com.

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