April 2013 - Poker and gaming giants PokerStars have chosen Five Star Travel as exclusive accommodation & concierge provider for UK & Ireland. With a staggering 85 million players, Pokerstars, part of The Rational Group, books over 20,000 hotel rooms a year.
The group is the largest producer of live poker events worldwide. More than 800 live tournaments are held annually, awarding over $215 million in prize money. Over 50,000 players compete in flagship tournaments, representing over 100 different countries, making PokerStars a significant player in the travel industry.
The Rational Group operates gaming related businesses and brands including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, the European Poker Tour, PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, Latin American Poker Tour and the Asia Pacific Poker Tour. These brands collectively form the largest poker business in the world.