Bet365 Poker Review
Bet 365 is a UK based world-leading gambling institution boasting a massive 14 million customers in over 200 countries. With an audience as large as that you would expect them to be delivering the goods when it comes to poker software and they do not disappoint.
Downloading the software is straightforward meaning that you get to the table as quickly as possible. Having an existing Bet 365 sportsbook account will speed things up but even if you have to open a brand new account it won’t take an age.
Games and Tournaments
Bet365 Poker is now on the iPoker network with a number of other high profile companies and offers a range of game formats including Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha High-Low, 5 Card Stud and 7 Card Stud. Stakes range from $0.05/$0.10 right up to $100/$200 in cash games and you can also enter Sit & Go Tournaments with a buy-in of between $1 and $10,000. You can even arrange a private game by setting up your own table with your own stakes if you like. As with many other sites, there are games available to players of any ability or budget.
Graphically, Bet365 Poker offers no frills and is not quite as impressive as some of its rivals in this area. While the table is clean and inoffensive,it isn’t offering much in terms of character or innovation. It certainly lacks the dynamism of of rivals such as PKR and Pokerstars. There are no player avatars and the animation of the cards being dealt is far too fast to be worth having. The audio is also fairly mundane, and offers nothing more than the usual generic poker sound effects although the speech bubbles which emanate from the seats during chat are a novel touch.
Functionality and Features
Fortunately, what Bet365 Poker lacks in dynamism, it certainly than makes up for in ease of use. Options during the game are clear and intuitive, the screen is tidy and menus are close at hand. The volume of players on the site - it has the third largest share in the market - also guarantees a wide range of abilities, meaning that there will always be someone to square up against in a good, even battle, whatever your level of experience.
As an added bonus, Bet365 provides a number of very useful extra features such as a great online tutorial, a poker school, a weekly $5,000 Freeroll and a monthly $30,000 Freeroll. There are also plenty of promotions running, including chip bonuses and pay to play opportunities. Players can also take advantage of the mobile function which allows you to play using your Bet365 account from a remote device when you’re on the go.
Overall, this is a very good online poker room suitable for both casual and serious players. With a bit of work on the aesthetics it could be a real market leader.
This Bet365 review was updated in October 2014.
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