Poker Room Review

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Our Poker Room review concludes that Poker Room is an all-around solid poker site in the main categories of software, support, players, games, and tournaments. Plus, they have some of the best bonuses and promotions and customer service departments of the sites we have reveiwed. Established in 1999, is a name you can trust and is a good place to play Texas Hold Em games and tournaments, even on your Macintosh computer! is owned by Ongame, which licenses its software to members of PokerNetwork such as Hollywood Poker, which share a common player base.

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Poker Room Ratings

Overall Poker Room ratings based on our poker review are (out of 10):

Players: 7
Games: 7
Tournaments: 8
Software: 9
Support: 8



Poker Room Games and Table Stakes

PokerRoom has the following poker games: Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha 8 or Better, Seven Card Stud, Seven Card Stud 8 or Better, Five Card Draw, and Chinese Poker. They have games with table stakes ranging from $0.15/$0.30 ($0.10/$0.10 for pot and no limit) up to $500/$1000! They also have an online casino with blackjack, baccarat, craps, pai gow poker, let it ride, and various slots games.

Poker Room Tournaments

Poker Room gets substantial tournament traffic, especially for Texas Hold'em. They hold a huge varety of tournaments including a daily $500 freeroll tournament, larger weekly freerolls (a $6,000 Major Player Points Freeroll and a $3,000 Minor Player Points Freeroll), Lucky Dollar tournaments ($1 buy-in with added cash), rebuys & add-ons, US & European Daily tournaments (NL Hold'em), Bounty Tournaments, their special Racing Series (win a seat in the Molson Indy pace car), Ace of Aces tournaments (with a leaderboard and special prizes), large Guaranteed Events with prizes up to $50,000, and many satellites for major events such as the WSOP.

Review of Poker Software & Statistics

Poker Room gives you plenty of options for using their software, including a download version, no-download (Java) version, and even a "lite" version in case you have a slow connection. And their lite version is Mac compatible! Unlike other sites, their no-download version is possibly even better than the download version. They provide statistics for your poker hands including your hourly win/loss rate.

Poker Room Bonuse Code and Promotions

You can get a special 40% bonus (up to $200) on your first deposit if you sign up through one of the links on our site and use bonus code: Turtle. The normal bonus is 20% up to $100 through other sites. They also have special promotions including chances to win a seat in the World Series of Poker. See the Poker Room site for full details.

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