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Published: 26th July 2012 Written by Promotion Poker
Updated: 4th December 2023

pokerstars support your countryPokerStars Support Your Country by changing your avatar to the new country flags, a new feature on PokerStars. To celebrate the latest country flag avatars PokerStars have added two special freeroll tournaments with a $50,000 prize pool.

PokerStars Happy Hours are running three times daily from 24 July – 2 August 2012, earn 50% extra VPPs and FPPs.

Sign-up for a free PokerStars account and get a 100% first deposit bonus up to a maximum of $600.

Pokerstars marketing code – PSP5693

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PokerStars Support Your Country

Players can now change their avatars to their favorite countries flag in the latest addition to the software, the PokerStars Support Your Country promotion also includes $100k in freerolls. These PokerStars freerolls are open to all players and are in different time zones to accommodate players from around the World.

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PokerStars Support Your Country Avatar

Choose from 205 country flags to use as your Pokerstars avatar, to change your avatar simply click on one of the banners in the PokerStars lobby. To activate your new poker avatar you can also follow these instructions:

  1. In the PokerStars lobby click on ‘Options’ in the menu.
  2. Then click on ‘Country Avatars’.
  3. There are 205 countries to choose from.

Players can revert back to their last added PokerStars avatar at any point by clicking on ‘Account’ then ‘Select/Change Image’.

PokerStars Support Your Country Freerolls

Get your free seat to the PokerStars Support Your Country Freerolls and play for your share of $100k in prize pools. There are two PokerStars freerolls with no requirements to enter, simply register an hour before the events start.

There are also two celebratory free-to-play tournaments running as listed below, both with a huge cash prize pool of $50,000:

PokerStars Support Your Country: Opening Freeroll
Date: 27 July 2012
Time: 16:00 ET
Buy-in: Free
Prize pool: $50,000

PokerStars Support Your Country: Closing Freeroll
Date: 12 August 2012
Time: 14:00 ET
Buy-in: Free
Prize pool: $50,000

These Pokerstars freerolls can be found in the lobby by clicking on ‘Tourney’ then ‘Special’ tabs.

PokerStars Happy Hours

Get 50% extra VPPs & FPPs by play real money poker ring games during Pokerstars Happy Hours running from 24 July – 2 August 2012. Get more points than you normally would by playing in the scheduled Pokerstars Happy Hour times, use you points to purchase a range of items in the Pokerstars store.

PokerStars Happy Hour Times

06:00 – 07:00 ET
12:00 – 13:00 ET
21:00 – 22:00 ET

To qualify for extra points players must play the following games – ‘Hold’em’, ‘Omaha’, ‘Stud’, ‘Other’ or PokerStars Zoom Poker. Increase your point earnings by playing higher stakes or playing on multiple tables.