Get a PokerStars PIN Number for Extra Security
What is a PokerStars PIN, and what good is it for you? It’s an optional six digit number that you can choose to use in addition to your regular password, to add extra security to your PokerStars account.
How Does the PIN Work?
Every time you log-in to the PokerStars client, you will be asked to enter your PokerStars PIN number by clicking an on-screen keypad. To protect you from keyloggers, the the PIN numbers will change position every time you log-in again.
Where Can I Get the PIN?
Setting up the PokerStars PIN number is a two step process.
- Request the PokerStars PIN from your Account -> Login Security Settings… menu. The PIN will be emailed to you.
- Enable the PIN by logging in to your account as normal, and again going to the Account -> Login Security Settings… menu. Check the box next to ‘Enable PokerStars PIN’.
Can I Turn it Off?
Yes. In order to do disable the PokerStars PIN, you’ll need to unched this same box in Login Security Settings menu. Click the OK button when done.
If you lose your PokerStars PIN, you can request a new one which will be sent to your registered email address.