Poker Network: Independent
Network Size: Large
Mobile Poker Support: Android, iPhone & iPad Poker Apps.
Available Games: Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Stud
Poker Bonus: $8 No Deposit + 100% up to $500 exclusive deposit bonus
- Restricted Countries: USA, Belgium, Denmark, Israel, Turkey
888poker is one of the most trusted and recognizable names in online poker and it is operated by a parent company 888holdings PLC that was founded in 1997. 888poker online poker room was launched in 2002 and today it’s the 4th largest online poker room. 888holdings PLC is publicly traded in London stock exchange and it operates under Gibraltar gaming license.
888poker was awarded Poker Operator of the Year at the eGaming Review Operator Awards ceremony in November 2011. Over the past years 888poker has introduced beginners lobby for quick and easy gaming, webcam table technology, crisp and engaging graphics including 3D, tool tips and tutorial videos, team tournament options and private password protected games where friends can challenge each other.
- $8 No Deposit Bonus
- 100% up to $500 exclusive first deposit bonus
- First Depositor Welcome Package
$8 No Deposit Bonus is available for all new players from the following countries: United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, New Zealand, Denmark, Sweden, Australia, Belgium, Ireland, , Malta, Finland, Greece, Netherlands, South Africa, Canada, Norway, Lebanon, Japan, Kuwait, Cyprus and Luxembourg.
Before your first cash out you need to earn 20 Bonus Points and the bonus terms must be met within 60 days.
100% up to $500 exclusive first deposit bonus is available when you sign using the “Play Now” button above. This bonus is 100$ bigger than the normal deposit bonus and it will be released in 10$ increments every time you earn 100 Bonus Points. Bonus points can be earned by playing real money cash games and tournaments.
First Depositor Welcome Package comes on the top of your No Deposit Bonus and First deposit bonus. The welcome package includes free entry into the 100,000$ First Depositor’s Challenge, 1,000$ Depositors’ Freeroll and Seven 500$ First Depositor’s Freerolls.
888poker can be played on PC, Mac, Android, iPhone and iPad. Instant play is available for flash supported web browsers and no download is necessary.
For mobile poker 888poker has recently launched two new apps for Android and iOS. With 888poker mobile players can play against the same field as on desktop and compete in Texas Hold’em cash games and Sit n Go’s on stakes ranging from 3¢/6¢ to $3/£6. 888poker mobile apps are still very basic and for now only support one table at the time, but multi-tabling might be added in the future.
Being the 4th largest online poker site guarantees action on every hour and minute of the day. Almost 4000 players are online here during peak hours, which is around 20:00 GMT due to the large portion of players coming from Europe.
888poker is known to have some of the easiest opponents online because they focus a lot on the social aspects of the game. All the time the software is being made more friendlier towards new players with features like the one click beginners lobby, tool tips, tutorial videos and webcam technology. The $8 No Deposit Bonus also brings many new faces to the tables as it’s risk-free to try this site out.
From daily guarantees to special gadget giveaways and double or nothing sit & go’s there is a great variety of different tournaments to choose from. Biggest weekly tournament is the $100,000 Sunday Challenge with a fairly low $90 buy-in.
For live events you can qualify to participate in the 888poker Super Stack Offline tournament series. 888poker Super Stack Live Events are being held in some of the best casinos in the world with an estimated prize pool of £/AUD $15,000 and qualification satellites start from $1.35.
Other live event satellites include WSOP, Aussie Millions and 888poker Morocco Tour Championship.
888poker has a large online help section with wide area of topics covered such as: bonus & promotions, games, my account and technical issues. If you can’t find your answer there you can always contact 888poker support 24/7 by calling toll free number or by contact form/email.