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Playing Poker Online

For most people getting a regular game of poker can be difficult. Some may find it impossible whilst others might only get the occasional game here and there. This is one of the reasons why online poker is hugely popular now. Most poker sites have thousands online at the same time.
  • Poker Software - All poker sites let you download their software for free. The size of the software file is usually between 3 and 6 meg though obviously this will steadily increase over time as internet connections get better. There is little to split the poker sites software apart. They are all very similar and have around 10 seats at the table so its really just your own preference.
  • Play Money - All online poker sites also offer what is known as 'play money'. After you download their software (its free!) you can start playing right away with 'play chips'. Play money is a great way to improve your hold em.
  • Free Roll Tournaments - For beginners and all us cheapskates, freeroll tournaments are a godsend. Freeroll tournaments are free to enter but the winners (say top 20 or 40) get cash or a ticket to a bigger tournament.
Poker Room
PokerRoom.com was launched way back in 1999. They have freerolls twice a day and their poker rooms are always very busy so its easy to find a suitable game.
Victor Chandler
Victor Chandler is one of the leading poker sites in the UK. Although based in the UK (Similar to Ladbrokes) Victor Chandler has members from around the world. (For those of you from outside the UK, Victor Chandler is one of the UK's biggest bookmakers.
Ultimate Bet Ultimate Bet
Ultimate Bet is the home of Phil Hellmuth and the Devilfish. They offer a wide variety of stakes from very low to very high. Lots of action can be found here - one of the biggest poker sites for a reason!
Empire Poker
As one of the largest online poker rooms in the world they offer a variety of poker games and tournaments, including Texas Holdem, seven card stud and Omaha high/low.
Party Poker
Online since 2001, Party Poker claim to have over 40,000 players online at most times.
Pacific Poker
Backed by the biggest online casino in the world 888, Pacific Poker offers frequent freerolls and loads of players to gamble against.
PlanetPoker Planet Poker
Not as busy as the bigger poker sites but still plenty of players around.
PokerStars
Home to the 2003 and 2004 World Series of Poker Champions. Nice interface too and a wide range of limits.
Royal Vegas Poker
Offer good freerolls and is always busy.
Play now at the William Hill Casino William Hill
Huge UK based poker room from one of the biggest gambling companies in the UK. Thousands of players online at all times.
ladbrokes casino Ladbrokes
Ladbrokes offer some really good freerolls (worth thousands of dollars) from time to time.


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