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:

My Turn: On casino gambling, hypocrisy is rampant
Concord Monitor
Charitable gaming has also become very popular. It's a threat to regular casino gambling. The representatives who talk about addiction don't mention the smoker's addiction to smoking, alcohol consumption that can be purchased along our highways, etc.



Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Boosts Casino Gambling Profits Above $1 Billion
CBS Local
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Huge crowds and high rollers in Las Vegas for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight helped Nevada casinos make more than $1 billion off gamblers in May. It was the first time casinos have hit that total in more than a year. Nevada ...

and more »


WPRO

Valicenti: Casino gambling arrives in Southern Massachusetts
WPRO
The first of several planned casinos opened in Massachusetts Wednesday, owners of the Plainridge Park Casino cut the ribbon on what is expected to be the steep competition for gambling operations in Rhode Island. The casino in Plainville sits within a ...
Massachusetts opens its first casino gambling hall, in PlainvilleThe Providence Journal
Casino gambling gets start in MassachusettsSalt Lake Tribune
Gaming panel leader sees $400m windfall for Mass.Boston Globe
Lynchburg News and Advance
all 275 news articles »


NJ.com

Casino gambling in northern NJ is a smart decision, New Jerseyans still prone ...
NJ.com
Casino gambling in northern New Jersey is an unqualified necessity in order to strengthen our state economy. I do not believe that Atlantic City will suffer because northern New Jersey gamblers are mainly patronizing out-of-state venues anyway and the ...
Should AC try to block casinos elsewhere in NJ?Cherry Hill Courier Post

all 40 news articles »


NorthJersey.com

Tedesco pushes for November referendum on casino gambling
NorthJersey.com
Bergen County Executive James Tedesco said Wednesday that he remains optimistic that a referendum on casino gambling in northern New Jersey can make it onto the ballot this November. But in a speech at the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of ...

and more »


WABE 90.1 FM

Ga. Lawmaker Rolling The Dice On Casino Gambling In Georgia
WABE 90.1 FM
Stephens introduced legislation in March proposing a constitutional amendment to allow casino gambling in the state, as well as a bill that would limit the number of casinos in the state to just six in five specific geographic areas. Atlanta is the ...

and more »


nwitimes.com

Casino gambling revenue springs up 1 percent in May
nwitimes.com
Casino gambling revenue springs up 1 percent in May. Saved. Save Article; My Saved Items · Print Email. « Ameristar Casino Buy Now. » × Close Ad. Ameristar Casino. Buy Now. Ameristar Casino. Jonathan Miano, The Times. Baccarat dealer Lorie Giglio, ...

and more »


NJ Spotlight

Casino Gambling in North Jersey by Next Summer? Place Your Bets
NJ Spotlight
Prominent local legislators, business leaders, and union officials -- and a handful of Hard Rock electric guitars -- take the stage at the Meadowlands Victory Cafe to boost casino gambling in North Jersey. Representatives of Hard Rock International and ...
Poll: Can northern New Jersey support three casinos?NJ.com
Chris Christie placing bet on new casinosAsbury Park Press
Bill Authorizes New Jersey Casino ReferendumBloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
all 328 news articles »


First the Braves, then BRT and then — casino gambling?
Marietta Daily Journal
Google the article “A Gambling Giant is Going Bankrupt, Proving Once and For All That Casinos Are Not Recession-Proof.” You will discover that the largest unit of Caesar's Entertainment Corp. (casino gambling) declared bankruptcy in January of this year.

and more »


PolitickerNJ

Casino Gambling Can Benefit Newark
PolitickerNJ
ramo During the day, downtown Newark is a thriving community filled with office workers, college students and shoppers. But after 5 p.m. on most days, downtown Newark empties out on as workers rush home and shop keepers and restaurateurs roll down ...
Lawmakers pitch for a casino in Newark, push for November referendum on ...NorthJersey.com
Assembly OKs 5 bills to help save Atlantic CityAsbury Park Press
Baraka, Other Local Officials Push For Casino In NewarkCBS Local
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
all 106 news articles »

Google News


Advertisement



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

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.