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Bet365 Poker Review

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Bet365 Poker features more daily guaranteed prize pool and freeroll tournaments than I have ever seen. It almost makes you wonder how they can ever afford it! It must be the huge traffic that moves through the enormous Bet 365 network, including their casino, sportsbetting, lottery-style games, and (Coming Soon) virtual racing sites.

All it takes is an account with one of Bet 365's sites to be able to move effortlessly through their fully integrated network. As if that weren't enough, Bet 365 Poker has European poker champion Dave "El Blondie" Coclough on staff composing meaty poker-strategy columns, they have step-by-step tutorials for newbies, and quality play money games for risk-free practice. Overall, Bet 365 Poker is a good site.

 
Bet365 Poker OVERALL GRADE
Featuring:
Eurpoean poker champ Dave "El Blondie" Colclough sharing his wealth of knowledge
Complete account integration with the entire Bet 365 online gaming network
Trusty, familiar Microgaming software
More guaranteed prize pool and freeroll tournaments than any other site I've encountered
 
BONUS Information
  Deposit Bonus:
100%
  Sign-up Bonus:
$50
  Referral Bonus:
N/A
 
Ranking Summary
  CATEGORY
Bonuses
Promotions
Software & Graphics
Game Variety/Limits
Traffic
RATING
5/10
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8/10
8/10
CATEGORY
Competition
Rake
Customer Service
Deposits/Cashouts
Ease of Use

RATING
3/10
7/10
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8/10
Overall Grade 70%
 
   
 


Bonuses
$50 signup bonus with 100% Match at Bet 365 Poker
3 $1000 Daily Freerolls
$500 Daily Freeroll
$200 Daily Freeroll
$100 Daily Freeroll
$30,000 VIP Freeroll


 
 


Promotions
Weekly $100,000 Guaranteed Tournament
Weekly $75,000 Guaranteed Tournament
Daily $10,000 Guaranteed Tournament
Daily $7,500 Guaranteed Tournament
2 Daily $4,000 Guaranteed Tournament
2 Daily $3,000 Guaranteed Tournament
Daily $2,000 Guaranteed Tournament
3 Daily $1,000 Guaranteed Tournaments
Satellites to Monte Carlo Millions and other big land-based tournaments


 
 


Software & Graphics
Microgaming Software, part of Prima Poker Network = simple, familiar, tested and approved
Plenty of play money games for risk free practice

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Game Variation & Limits
Holdem, Omaha (hi & hi/lo), 7-Card Stud, 5-Card Stud
Recently added a Micro-Limit of $.05/$.10 (lowest used to be $.1/$.2)
Heads-up (1-on-1) play available
27 standard multi-table tournaments daily (not including guaranteed prize pools & freerolls)
Extra tournament features like re-buys and add-ons (especially helpful to novices)


 
 


Traffic
Huge, 5000+ at peak times
Benefits from account integration with entire Bet 365 network (and parts of Prima network)


 
 


Competition
Savvy gamblers - sportsbetters, casino game players, etc. - are tough and aggressive
Hard to win
Low flop percentages


 
 


Rake
Typical, generally 5% capped at $3


 
 


Customer Service
Friendly
Email, toll-free telephone, snail mail, fax, callback service
No live chat


 
 


Deposits & Cashouts
UK Debit Card, Neteller, Asia 365, Moneybookers, Paysaferecord, FirePay, Western Union, Fast Bank Transfer, Federal Express Regular Mail Deposit, Bank Wire, Visa, MasterCard, Eurocard, Solo, Switch, money order, check, cashier's check


 
 


Ease of Use
Lobby stats including average pot, players/flop, hands/hour