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Island Poker Review

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Island Poker promises its players an exotic, tropical flair, and they deliver, with a variety of games rarely offered in an online poker room. In addition to the usual games, Island Poker offers blackjack, Chinese Poker, Guts, and Pan (or Panguingue).

Among the promotions at Island Poker are a handful of drawings where members can win prizes like a Hummer and seats at popular land-based tournaments without even participating in a single satellite. Their tournament schedule is only available through the software, which honestly is only annoying until you download the software.

They call themselves "The Worldwide Poker Network" and I'm not quite sure why. But I am sure that this is a fun and inviting place to play with more than its fair share of rewards for its visitors.

 
Island Poker OVERALL GRADE
 
Featuring:
Part of a huge network (Real Time Gaming) with a 45,000-player base
Detailed Poker school
Exotic variety of games
Live, on-call floor staff
 
BONUS Information
  Deposit Bonus:
30%
  Sign-up Bonus:
$120
  Referral Bonus:
$25
 
Ranking Summary
  CATEGORY
Bonuses
Promotions
Software & Graphics
Game Variety/Limits
Traffic
RATING
7/10
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5/10
CATEGORY
Competition
Rake
Customer Service
Deposits/Cashouts
Ease of Use

RATING
8/10
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Overall Grade 61%
 
   
 


Bonuses
30% Signup Bonus, max. $120
$25 Refer-a-Friend Bonus
Monthly $1,000 prize for the player who refers the most friends
Drawing for a Hummer
Drawing to qualify for entry into World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour events simply by downloading the software


 
 


Promotions
Loads of Freerolls and Satellites
Player Option Points (POP) redeemable for various prizes


 
 


Software & Graphics
Tournament schedule only available through the software
Photo backgrounds (instead of CG)
Stable, smooth, fast

Island Online Poker Lobby Island Online Poker Table

 
 


Game Variation & Limits
Holdem, Omaha (hi & hi/lo), 7-Card Stud (hi & hi/lo), Guts, Chinese Poker, Pan, Blackjack
Limits from $.10/$.20 - $50/$100
A slew of tournaments every day, including freerolls


 
 


Traffic
Never a problem finding a seat
45,000 player base


 
 


Competition
Wild, all over the place
Made me wonder if they're serving fruity cocktail drinks at this exotic site


 
 


Rake
Standard 5%, capped at $3


 
 


Customer Service
Live chat
Email
No phone


 
 


Deposits & Cashouts
Deposit - Neteller, FirePay, InstaCash, Visa, MasterCard
Cashout - Neteller, FirePay, bank draft


 
 


Ease of Use
Lobby stats - average pot, flop percentages, hands/hour
Player notes
Buddy list
Simple interface