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Published: 4th March 2009 Written by Promotion Poker
Updated: 8th December 2023

PokerStars VIP Player Points reducedPokerStars VIP Player Points reduced, Poker Stars have made it easier for players to increase their VIP status level by lowering the required VPP’s needed to progress to the next level. PokerStars SilverStar, GoldStar or PlatinumStar status players will be able to reach much higher Status levels with less VIP Player Points earned. The new changes will definitely help many players achieve higher status levels at Pokerstars. Use PokerStars bonus code Stars50 for 100% up to $50.

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PokerStars still has six different status levels. Monthly VIP levels include BronzeStar, SilverStar, GoldStar, PlatinumStar Supernova and Supernova Elite which all contain individual rewards and benefits at each level.

PokerStars VIP Player Points required to gain a status level:

  • Silver Star status requires just 1,200 Pokerstars VPP (old amount 1,500)
  • Gold Star status requires just 3,000 VPP PokerStars (old amount 4,000)
  • Platinum Star status requires just 7,500 PokerStars VPP (old amount 10,000)

Higher status players get better rewards and can enter the PokerStars VIP tournaments each week which has just had an increased prize pool of $75,000. Pokerstars at present host over $6,5000,000 worth of VIP tournaments each year.

The PokerStars weekly 100 Frequent Player Point buy-in, has also had an adjustment in prize pool and you could win your share of $30,000.

VIP StatusVIP Player Points neededFrequent Player Point Multiplier
1,200 VPP1.5 x FPPs for each 1 VPP
3,000 VPP2 x FPPs for each 1 VPP
7,500 VPP2.5 x FPPs for each 1 VPP

VIP Player Points controls your PokerStars VIP status and are only used to see your progress.

Frequent Player Points can be used for tournament entries or for the VIP store.

PokerStars Supernova and Supernova Elite

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PokerStars Supernova and Supernova Elite are the top of the rank status levels which is based on a yearly earnings. As of today Supernova and Supernova Elite Poker Stars players can stay on their VIP status up until September which is an extra 3 months extension from the old status period which only lasted till June.

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Supernova status PokerStars players can now earn cash bonuses when reaching the required milestone bonus amount they can be cashed at PokerStars VIP store.

If Supernova status player reaches 200,000 VIP Player Points during the course of the year, they can then get $2,000 as a cash credit for their 50,000 Frequent Player Points.

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