PokerStars to launch in Switzerland

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Pokerstars have partnered up with to provide poker for Swiss residents​.

Access to the international PokerStars offer is via the Swiss homepage and should be activated shortly. A client (for Mac) can then be downloaded from this page, which can be used to access PokerStars. Initially, the client will only be available for desktop computers and Android devices.

An app for iPhones and iPads should follow with a short delay: “The issue here is that Apple first wants to see that we are” live “and that everything works before it unlocks the app in the App Store,” says Kocher .

However, due to the law, access via this page is only possible for players from Switzerland. “Behind them, however, poker nerds can take part in all of PokerStars’ offers, including the major international tournaments that PokerStars organizes around the world,” says Kocher. The Chief Gaming Officer of has made the project a top priority since he took office and pushed it forward with all his might. Objective: The gaming experience at PokerStars from Switzerland should not differ from that in other countries.