Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

5 Tips for Finding the Best Poker Websites


There has been an enormous growth in poker websites in the last couple of years and there are now literally hundreds of them to play at. But how do you select a good poker site?

Here are 5 factors that you should consider when making your choice of where to play poker online.

1. Reputation

It is usually best to stick with a site that has a good solid reputation, especially if you are a beginner and you've never played poker online before. Most of the big names have an excellent reputation and they have to be absolutely fair in order to maintain this.

2. Signup Bonuses

We all love something for nothing and you will certainly get that when you sign up for poker online. Almost all of the sites will offer you some sort of bonus to sign up with them so you need to shop around and see who is offering the best deal. Of course there is nothing to stop you opening an account with several different sites if you want to.

3. Number of players

All of the major sites have many thousands of players online at any one time. You will never struggle to get a game, there should always be a seat available for you. However some of the smaller sites attract far fewer visitors and you may end up frustrated, waiting for the right playing opportunity to arise.

4. Software

Most poker sites require you to download a piece of software (normally referred to as a "client") before you can play. Some of these are better than others, there's a big difference in the quality of graphics and ease of play between the clients available. You need to make sure you are playing on a site that you feel comfortable and enjoy playing at.

5. Statistics

One of the important aspects of playing poker online is the availability of statistics. Each site's poker client has a "lobby" area where you can view the tables and check out what's happening, some of them also have good statistics about the table so you can decide which one to play. While you are playing there are some sites which give statistics of each hand "in-running", this can also be a very useful feature.

So there you have it, now you know how to pick the best sites so go ahead and have fun!

Article by Ian McIntosh, Check out the latest poker articles at Love-Texas-Holdem.com as well all the latest information on Texas Holdem tournaments and freerolls.

Please feel free to use this poker article on your website, newsletter or blog as long as this resource box is left intact and there's a live link to the site.


MORE RESOURCES:

State should hold its horses on casino gambling
Glens Falls Post-Star
Moody's Investment Services recently downgraded the gambling industry from “stable” to “negative.” Eleven of the 15 states that have casino gambling have shown year over year declines in revenues. Moody's predicts revenues reported by states will ...



Genting bets on New York casino gambling
MiamiHerald.com
Malaysian gaming giant Genting Group — stymied so far in its bid to bring casino gambling to Miami — is pushing hard in New York, where it is competing to win casino licenses under a 2013 law that cleared the way for full-fledged gambling in the state.

and more »


NBCNews.com

Editorial: Chasing the fool's gold of casino gambling
SILive.com
This Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010 file photo shows the Trump Plaza Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. The owners of the Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City say they expect to shut it down in mid-September. Trump Entertainment Resorts tells The Associated ...
Casino Expansion Proposal Riding On North-South Political DealNJ Spotlight
Atlantic City: Casinos, gambling and the economyDigiNews
Opinion: Atlantic City casino shake-out could be devastating to troubled cityNJ.com
New York Times -NorthJersey.com -Washington Post
all 265 news articles »


Boston Globe

Casino gambling, sick time, bottle bill and gas tax questions make ...
MassLive.com
BOSTON — Questions on casino gambling, mandatory sick leave, the bottle bill and a gas tax increase will all go before Massachusetts voters in November. Secretary of State William Galvin announced Thursday that the questions will go on the ballot in ...
Galvin announces order of ballot questionsTurn to 10
Ballot question backers face one more deadlineBoston Herald

all 50 news articles »


NorthJersey.com

Sweeney says NJ voters could decide whether to expand casino gambling ...
The Star-Ledger
TRENTON — State Senate President Stephen Sweeney said there could be a referendum on the ballot next November asking New Jersey voters to expand casino gambling to the northern part of the state, according to a report by The Record. Sweeney ...
NJ Senate president open to north Jersey casinosDailyrecord.com
The Record: North Jersey casinosNorthJersey.com

all 31 news articles »


Longmeadow Town Manager Stephen Crane says repeal of casino gambling ...
MassLive.com
LONGMEADOW — Longmeadow Town Manager Stephen Crane, in response to a question on the matter, has offered his thoughts on the effect of the Massachusetts' Supreme Judicial Court's recent decision to allow state voters to decide the legality of ...



Dog racing, once doomed and propped up by casino gambling, comes to ...
al.com
MIAMI, Florida -- A mural-sized photograph at Flagler Dog Track celebrates the good old days, decades gone: Men and women in their finest clothes lean against the fence to catch a glimpse of the greyhounds, the stands emblazoned with red, white and ...



Dog racing dying with spread of casino gambling
GamingTodaySlotsToday
But, that was before the spread of casino gambling. Now, casinos are feeling the impact of over-abundance while most dog tracks have been shuttered. Lack of attendance and a growing concern over the treatment and health of the animals caused most ...

and more »


Boston Globe

Sweetheart Deal: Casino Gambling, East Boston, And Mohegan Sun
WGBH NEWS
So, call me jealous since I live in the Back Bay and not Eastie, but I don't get why it's such a great thing that Mayor Marty Walsh has shaken down Mohegan Sun for $18 million a year to hand over to just one neighborhood for “improvements” when frankly ...
Sources: Boston has verbal agreement for 'host-like' surrounding community ...MassLive.com
Walsh: Casino deal at hand with MoheganNECN

all 92 news articles »


Sonoma Fire Agencies Use Graton Casino's Gambling Profits To Build New Station
CBS Local
SONOMA COUNTY (CBS SF) — Struggling Sonoma County fire agencies will begin to reap the profits from Rohnert Parks' Graton Resort and Casino in a new deal that will provide greater emergency services. The deal was struck as part of a crime mitigation ...

and more »

Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.