Welcome to Internet-Poker.co.uk. This website is an accumulation of years of research and experience in the online poker industry. Here you'll find in-depth and unbiased room reviews, the latest poker news, software and strategy to help you win more money while playing. All of our most recent articles can be found below.
Poker Freedom Act of 2013 Released - 7/11/2013
Texas representative Joe Barton released the details of the Poker Freedom Act of 2013. This bill would legalize online poker in the United States. However, only existing brick and mortar poker rooms would be able to participate. So companies like 888, PokerStars and Zynga would be excluded. If the bill passes online poker could be up and running in approximately 9 months.
Players Steals Money, Funds Vegas Trip, Wins WSOP Event? - 7/5/2013
Troy Wilcoxon, a former employee of the Lancer Lances Casino in Washington State, is being accused of stealing $25,000 from his previous employer. The crime scene had no signs of forced entry, so investigators think that it was an inside job. More than that, though, it's alleged that he used the money to buy into the $500 Casino Employee event at the WSOP, where he took 11th place for $5,000.
PokerStars Enters New Jersey After All - 7/5/2013
PokerStars agreed to a new deal today to enter the New Jersey (online) market. This is following a fall out of their previous deal where they had millions of dollars already invested with Atlantic Club, one of the least profitable casinos in the state. With this new deal they will be working with Resorts, one of Atlantic City's oldest land-based casinos, to offer online poker to residents of New Jersey.
Finding the Right Poker Room for You
One of our goals here at Internet-Poker.co.uk is to help you find the best poker sites to sign up to. So here are our recommendations, one for each country, based on our own tests and experiences.
USA - Bovada - Bovada offers players an easy-to-clear 100% match bonus, up to $1,000. They're known for their anonymous tables, which means you'll never be subjected sharks seeking you out to take your money. Bovada has the best customer support and software for American players.
USA Casino - Win Palace - Players get to participate in a 200% match bonus up to $1,000. Win Palace uses Realtime Gaming software, which is known for solid graphics, a large assortment of slot games and more than 5 blackjack variations. There are more than 200 games to choose from.
Canadian - 888 Poker - Sign up to 888 Poker and enjoy $8 free, as well as a 100% match bonus up to $600. Sit down to softer competition while you play in a variety of holdem, plo and stud cash games and tournaments.
United Kingdom - 888 Poker – 888 is a solid choice for UK players, too. You will be able to participate in a 100% match offer up to $400, as well as receive $12 free when you sign up. A variety of deposit options are accepted here, including PayPal. Sign up today to participate in a number of satellite tournaments, including to the WSOPE, $100,000 Challenge and High Roller Series.
Europe - 888 Poker - A hat trick for 888. Players get to enjoy the same bonus offers as UK players. In addition to the promotions and games, having an account at 888 Poker means that you'll be able to participate in the sports, casino and bingo sections, too.
Poker Room Compatibility
An important step in finding the right poker room is making sure the poker site has software that’s compatible with the operating system you intend to use. The following explains the most common platforms, and provides you with links to more in-depth pages that explain which sites are the best for that particular system, and why.
Mac - It was only a couple of years ago when Mac users had to resort to dual boot or emulator setups to play online poker. Nowadays you'll have a hard time finding a poker site that doesn't offer a native download for Mac OS. Read this page to find the best Mac poker sites, as well as alternatives if the site you want to play at doesn't have a download.
Linux - Poker sites will likely never develop a specific download for their operating system. But that doesn’t mean that you’re out of luck. You'll just have to resort to other options, such as dual booting, emulators or Flash or Java poker sites. We discuss these options in more detail on our Linux poker page.
Flash - Flash is an option for poker sites that want to offer compatibility with non-Windows operating systems, but without having to have a download. This isn’t as common an option as it is for online casinos, but you will fine that larger sites, such as 888 and Party Poker, offer these instead of a download. Visit this page to learn how to play no download poker from your browser, as well as the pros and cons of doing so.
Mobile - Unfortunately, US players are pretty much out of luck when it comes to mobile poker games. However, international players will have several options for where to play real money poker while on the go. We discuss everyone's options in more detail on our phone and tablet poker page.
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Internet-Poker.co.uk is a poker informational portal that exists to help players find the best, and safest, online poker and casino sites. We've been online since 2005, and in that time have helped numerous players get the best bonuses and promotions at the top rooms. We're known for our in-depth reviews, compatibility and state pages, as well as our up-to-date news articles.
Additionally, you'll find plenty of online poker strategy articles. We cover all the major games, from Texas holdem to omaha to 7-card stud. All of our articles are categorized based on skill level, ranging from beginner to advanced, so that you can quickly find what you’re looking for. All of the articles are written from players with experience, too, so you can be sure you're not reading a bunch of counterproductive fluff.
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