Interesting facts about online poker

Why is online poker so popular?

The traditional poker card game has been developing for more than 150 years. It was influenced by European players and Wild West saloons. People from the past had to risk their lives, because there were a lot of gunshots and cheaters among poker players. Now you can just read interesting articles about such poker legends as Wild Bill Hickok or Nick Greek.
But the most important person for the modern world of online poker is definitely Chris Moneymaker. His story is similar to fairytales, where a hard work let a usual person to become rich and popular. Chris was a normal accountant who liked to play online poker from time to time. In 2003 he won a $39 online satellite tournament. He was able to join his first tournament game and he became the champion of the world series of poker 2003. He got the main prize of 2,4 million dollars. Since that day online poker hasn’t ever been the same. A lot of people try to get more information about the best poker rooms and attend poker championships.

Online poker teams

We know that it’s possible to win alone, but it’s always better to be with some people who have more experience. So many people started to win with the help of their online poker teams. What do people do when they get together? They can form a bigger bankroll and also share various strategies and other online poker information. People are able to teach each other how to play and so on.
Of course all poker teams have their leader, rules, terms and conditions. For example, you can find teams with only women players or teams that demand from players a certain level of their skills.

How can you start to play online poker

You won’t have a problem, if you want to find an online poker room today. Plenty of websites suggest people this game. You can join an online poker room or find an online casino that also provides its players with poker. So you should ask yourself a question: what do you actually want from playing online poker? Some people just like this card game, that’s why they register in poker rooms and play it right at their homes. And you can also find gamblers that want to become professional poker players and join teams or play real tournaments.
So first of all define your goals and then choose a place where you are going to play poker. If you want to be like Chris Moneymaker and win a lot of money, be sure that you’ll have to work really hard. Modern poker players are really young and resourceful. You’ll have to research poker strategy properly and also don’t forget that the game in online poker room is different from real one.

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Offers Provided By The Gambling Sites Today Are Free Bonuses And Free Spins

No Deposit Bonus For Online Poker

Offering free bonuses is the new trend followed by the poker websites for the customers.No deposit Bonus With the increasing popularity the amount of bonus offered by these sites is also increasing year by year. This free bonus is the amount claimed by the customer immediately after signing up to that particular poker site. In some cases, the player is required to pay some money to signup and in some cases, these days most of the cases, there is no requirement of paying any money for these bonuses. These are called as no deposit poker bonuses.
This method of offering bonuses to the gamers is being used as promotion strategies by the online poker sites. Undoubtedly, these offers are effectively attracting new players everyday. As the hype for these bonuses increased, the poker sites are also increasing the bonus amounts exponentially. With such an increase in the bonuses offered by the sites, there is actually no reason for the player to invest his\her real money and get in to the play. Some huge bonuses come with a catch and some are free of all catches. A catch is a condition under which he\she can spend the bonus amount. Generally, the catch is the time limit laid by the website to spend the amount.

Casino No Deposit Bonuses

It is pointless to say that these offers are able to attract customers to their online casino sites. Here, the player will actually have to pay nothing for playing the game. Before availing such free bonuses the user will have to get complete information on the website and the bonuses offered. It is always better for the gamer to for genuine websites paying high amounts as bonuses. The signing up process of all the websites include accepting some terms and conditions laid down by the website. It is always advised that the user should read all the terms and conditions carefully and understand them completely.
This casino no deposit bonuses are offered in different ways by different websites. Some websites offer these bonuses in the form of free money and some offer in the form of free spins. These free spins can be used by the gamer on a particular machine or on different machines in accordance with the website rules. Similarly, the free money offered can also be used by the player in same or in different casino sites. Generally, these free bonuses are like 100 free spins on a particular machine or $10 free money.

Free Bets For Players

Besides the huge amounts as bonuses, the websites are also offering free bets to the new customers who sign up for their website. Such offered bets help the gamers to bet with out investing any of their personal real money out of their wallets. Similar to the free bonuses, these bets also come with some conditions which the players will have to adhere to.
These conditions are also time related. The main intention behind offering these bets is to get the customer and retain him in the website for a loner time. It is very surprising to know that all these offers are rendering good profits to the websites. As mentioned earlier, the gamer will have to make use of these bets within a stipulated time.
As soon as the gamer gets in to his account after signing into the website, the available bet offers are given in a notification to the user. Along with the offer, the user will also be informed about the time frame in which he should use the bet in the game. These free bets are also associated with some pricing like $10 bet or $20 bet.

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£5 FREE if you play at the Da Vinci Diamond Slot | iPad and iPhone Optimised

Everyone must hear about Da Vinci Diamonds £5 Free offer on Betfred Games right away! You won’t be able to resist taking a trip to Renaissance Italy in this 20-payline mobile slot, where the chance of winning a £250,000 jackpot is right at your fingertips wherever you go! Da Vinci Diamonds has a unique tumbling reels format to set it apart from other slot games and offer  to all the players an innovative gaming experience, where the symbols fall into place and give multiple chances to win with every spin!

You will have up to 300 free spins to win, so you will have all the reasons to play this lucrative slot, you will have a lot of fun and of course you can win a lot of money. It is also optimised for iPhone and iPad, allowing players to get the most out of this thrilling game by enhancing their gameplay experience.

General Details

Betfred does not accept US Players

£25 Welcome Bonus  for all the new players

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Speed Poker at William Hill

William Hill Poker comes this season with a new gadget, which makes our poker game more easy to play and of course more pleasant.

How it works

You sit down like at a normal table, but when you fold you are re-seated at another table which have an open slot. You can fold your hand every time you want (even if is not your turn) until you will receive your perfect hand that suits you best.

Where you can find the Speed Poker Game

After you enter into the William Hill Poker client, click on the “Speed Poker” tab from the left side-bar and there you can find the tables, with different stakes (low, medium and high stakes)


You can find weekly Rake Races just for the Speed Poker players, which are running from Tuesday to Sunday

General Details

William Hill Poker is not accepting US Players

First Deposit Bonus – 200% up to £1,250/€1,400 – to receive this Bonus you will need to write this Promo Code at sign-up: PSOFT600

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Win a Full Package to the Caribbean Poker Party | St. Kitts Island

Caribbean Poker Party at Bet-at-Home PokerIn the next eleven weeks you will have the chance to qualify to the Caribbean Poker Party through Bet-at-Home Poker by winning a complete package to the island St. Kitts which include the accommodation to a luxury Hotel (for two Adults and two children under 16), the Main Event Buy-in of €3,300 and the travel expenses of €2,200. The Caribbean Poker Party will begin on 20th November and will last 7 days.

Activities during the Caribbean Poker Party

Satellites Structure

You will be able to qualify to the online finals which are running every Sunday at 18:30 GMT and have a buy-in of €770 + €50, through the €55 and €16.50 satellites. Bet-at-Home Poker will give you the chance to qualify to the €55 and €16.50 satellites, through the daily feeders of €8+€0.80 and €2.50 + €0.25:

Qualify through Freerolls

You can win your package through two grand freerolls which will be running on 18th and 27th of September 2012 at 18:30 GMT.  The winners will receive a ticket with a value of €820, which will qualify them to the online finals, which will be held in the following weeks after the freerolls.

General Details

Bet-at-Home is not accepting US Players

100% up to €1,000 (To be eligible you must use the Bonus Code P1000)

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Qualify to the 888 Poker Morocco Tour 2012

If you join 888 Poker now and deposit at least $50, using the promo code MAGIC888 you will receive a free entry to the $20,000 Moroccan Magic Freeroll (26 August 2012), which gives you the chance to win a $2,000 package for the 888 Poker Morocco Tour, which is running from 8th October to 11th October 2012. The top five players will receive the package and the places from 6 to 100 will receive a free entry to the 888 Poker Morocco Tour Qualifier (buy-in value of $110).

What the Package Includes

–   3 nights at the Mazagan Beach Resort from 8th October to 11th October
–   Transfer from the Casablanca Airport to the Hotel
–   $500 for travel expenses (paid into you 888 Poker account)
–   Breakfast and Dinner every day
–   Ticket to the Welcome Cocktail Reception on 8th October
–   Entry to the 250€ Mazagan Poker Tournament held on the evenings of 8th and 9th October
–   Entry to Euro PGA Pro-Am Golf Championship (optional)

Other ways to Qualify to the 888 Poker Morocco Tour

You can find qualifiers every two hours in the 888 Poker Client starting as low as $0,30  or you can choose to play directly the Qualifier which is running every Wednesday at 20:05 GMT, with a buy-in of $110.

General Details

888 Poker is not accepting US Players

First Deposit Bonus: 100% up to $400

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How and Why to Bet Online

To be eligible to bet online, you must to create an account to an online betting agency without be necessary to pay any taxes. On each sports betting website you will find in the top corner (left or right) the option “Open an account” or “Register Now”. After you click on this option you need to complete your details in their registration form with your real data (address, name, etc). Your personal data is confidential and will not be revealed to anyone for any reason.

To bet you need to add an amount of money to your account.  You can choose to add funds to your account through different deposit methods as: E-Wallets (Neteller, Skrill, Paypal, etc) or more handy methods as the Wire Transfer, Bank Transfer, Western Union, Credit Cards or Debit Cards. At the most betting sites the minimum deposit allowed is around $10, or the equivalent in the currency chosen by you. Once you done the transaction, you will receive instantly the deposited money into your account and now you have all the necessary “tools” to bet online.

Why to Bet Online

We have chosen several arguments, but in reality are many more. You have probably tired to see all the betting agencies from your neighborhood, with big glowing banners, with few offers and weird people sitting next to you and of course the man in front of you in line, which has 50 tickets to check. Online betting helps you to rid off these inconveniences. Here you will find some reasons to bet online:

–  You will pay no taxes for each of your tickets

–  The minimum bet is $0,25

–  You can place a bet whenever you want and wherever you are (home, office, internet café, etc)

–  The bets are allowed from the mobile phones

–  You can bet 24 hours a day / 7 days a week because the online betting websites never take a break

–  You don`t need to get out from your house to place a bet and in the mean time your match starts and you miss the bet

–  The variety of the online betting offers is endless

–  You will receive bonuses at your first deposit and for every friend you will refer to the online bookmaking agency

–  You will receive loyalty points for every bet you make and you can convert these points in prizes or money

–   You can always withdraw your money into your bank account

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Win a Complete Package to English Poker Open 2012

This autumn from 18th September to 21st September is running English Poker Open, one of the biggest live poker events from England at the Fox Poker Club in London. The guaranteed prizepool for this live event is £250,000. You can pay for your own you seat and your travel expenses or you can register at Cake Poker and qualify to this grand event from as little of $0,30 or even for totally FREE, through the Cake Poker daily Freerolls.

What the Package Includes

–    A ticket to the English Poker Open Main Event
–    $1,500 in your Cake Poker account for your travel expenses
–    A ticket to the EPO Welcome Party, which is  running on 17th September
–    Official Cake Poker Gear Pack

How can you win a package

You can play at the following EPO 2012 Satellites and qualify directly or through Steps:

Or you can qualify to the above Satellites through their five daily Freerolls, which can be found under the name EPO 2012 Daily Freeroll in the Cake Poker Client in the Tournaments Tab.

General Details

Cake Poker does not accept US players

First Deposit Bonus: 110%  up to $600 and a free ticket to $500 New Depositors Freeroll

For this Bonus you will need this Bonus Code: POKSOFTS

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King of the Ring – Summer Edition 2012

William Hill  Poker - King of the RingStarting with 6th August, you`ll have 5 weeks to become the King of the Ring at William Hill Poker. If you accumulate the most points, until the King race is over (on 8th September 2012) you will win the William Hill Poker Title Belt. The total prizepool for these 5 weeks is valued at $10,000 ($2,000 weekly).

How to be eligible for the King`s Point`s Race

In the first place you need to enter the registration code PSOFT600 in the bonus queue and play all the King tournaments each day at 18:00 GMT and 19:00 GMT. The top 10 players from each week will split the weekly prizepool of $2,000. The points from every round are totaled. The points from each week are totaled and at the end, after 5 weeks the player with most points will be entitled with the William Hill Poker Title Belt and will receive a special prize.
You will find the tournaments in the poker client in the Scheduled Tournaments section in King`s tab under the name of Rounds.

General Details

William Hill is not accepting US Players

First Deposit Bonus: 200% up to £1250 – to receive this Bonus you will need to write this Promo Code at sign-up: PSOFT600

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Beginner Poker Players – Top Mistakes

In the first place, the first mistake that an online poker player does, is to choose a bad online poker room. Do not choose a particular poker room because it has a Tv commercial, you just need to read a complete poker review. All of us were weak when we started to play poker. We all have made mistakes and we still do (some mistakes are made by players with thousands hands played at the poker tables).

One of the colossal mistakes that a player does is a bad Bankroll Management. The majority of the beginner poker players play at the inappropriate stakes for their bankroll. Out of curiosity, or perhaps because of an overestimation of their poker knowledge, many players raise the stakes although their bankroll does not allow it. Of course this means for everyone who makes this kind of decisions a pre-mature bankruptcy. If you respect the bankroll management you will avoid the Tilt, which is another mistake of the beginner poker player. What is the Tilt? Well, perhaps many players have heard about this expression, but not many really know what it means. The Tilt is a state of mind, the player which has the bad luck to enter in this state, will play chaotic and irrational for more than 20-30 poker hands. A poker player is tilted after he deals a series of bad beats or because he has a bad bankroll management. The most important thing is to take a break when you become tilted. The break can last an hour, a day or a week, depending of the physiologic profile of each player.

One of the biggest mistakes that the beginner poker players do is to play at many poker tables in the same time. This is a mistake, because all the players, which play 10-12 tables in the same time and win, are players with experience with over 200-300 thousands hands played. For the beginner poker players (up to 50,000 hands played) the maximum number of tables that they properly should play in the same time is 4-5 tables.

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