How to switch from play money to real money on PokerStars
PokerStars Play Money chips are designed to help new players familiarize themselves with poker rules, try their hand at tournaments and cash games. Play Money chips are intended for entertainment, this is not a real money game, therefore they do not have a monetary value, cannot be withdrawn, sold or converted into real money.
How to switch from play money to real money
If you want to switch between the "real money" and "play money" modes, then this can easily be done in the lobby of the poker room.
Download PokerStars and log in to poker client. In the main lobby, on the upper right corner, you can see tabs "Real Money" and "Play Money".
However, some players have a problem: only the play money mode is available to them and there is no way to switch to a game for real money. Also they may not have an access to Cashier.
The reason is often very simple: the PokerStars client was downloaded from pokerstars.net. If you download it from pokerstars.com, the there will be no problem with switching between real money and play money.