The online providers Betfair Poker was founded in 2001 and has since been active in the market of gambling and sports betting on the go.Most of the time you had at first occupied with sports betting, but after a short time, the bookmaker from the UK could also turn to other areas — this included the Poker Sport. Meanwhile one part of the iPoker network and uses the there usual software developer Playtech. In recent years, benefited greatly by the Black Friday because they themselves had nothing to the US market at the hat and many European players move into the iPoker network.
Our Betfair Poker experience to be carried out at regular intervals Promotions and actions, but which once preceded by a strong and lucrative Bonus. The software from Playtech, incidentally, was a few years ago a self-development, which has been criticized by many players over and over again. Only after connection to the iPoker network, this changed. Incidentally, one has to stand with John Tabatabai and Jonathan Driscoll two famous players as draft horses and «Pros» under contract. This shows that Betfair Poker is working seriously and the question of fraud or not even to be found trustworthy.
Taking another look at the players from the vendor, one quickly, that can get lost up to 12,000 players here at peak times. This one is on the iPoker network one of the larger providers. On average, there are but rather between 5,000 and 8,000 people. And so do we probably seems to like with the offer, because this has convinced us in the test most. Why exactly is poker can be read in the subsequent test of Betfair.
Advantages and disadvantages of Betfair Poker
- Playtech software with many languages
- 12 million dollars guaranteed prize pools every month
- Bad players make many gains possible
- A little less than competing Promotions
- Tournaments with some few players
Range of poker variants: Four poker games are offered
As demonstrated in our review, is the connection to the iPoker network quite happen. Our experience can therefore be improved by a multiple.There are now a total of four game variants on offer. In addition to Texas Hold’em including Omaha Seven Card Stud and Five Card Stud. The limits are marked with No, Pot and No Limit. Most tables are blank here, see the Lowstakes area, since even most players try their luck.High Stakes Action there is rather rare to observe. The Pros cavort there around not too often.
Besides cash games can be resorted to tournaments and SNGs course that hosted Betfair Poker. Here is distinguished primarily by the fact that every day held several tournaments.Within an hour, this can be up to 10 fixed tournaments. The SNGs depends meanwhile on how many people sign up, because there are known to be no fixed start times. Next incidentally also satellites and freerolls on offer. There are also some special tournaments such as the Betfair Bonanza, Jackpot Sit — & — Go, The VIP Club Tournaments or the $ 7,000,000 Guaranteed every Month.
The repeatedly often treated Multitabling is possible in principle by software from Playtech. Our experience with Betfair Poker, however, have shown that it works only up to a maximum of 16 tables. can play effective one but never more than about 10, since the software some performance and table management options are missing. While there is a four-color deck, but that was about it. After all, our Betfair Poker Experience has shown that it has a mobile version.This can be used from anywhere.
Poker Bonus: 200 percent up to $ 2,000
As mentioned in the opening paragraphs, we could at any time find Betfair fraud. This is also true for the very good bonus, which is 200 percent up to $ 2,000 first deposit. As so often, which is Betfair Poker bonus but not credited immediately after deposit. So it has to be unlocked only by the steady play gradually. Our experience with Betfair Poker have shown that this is no problem, however, is possible.
So we get for every dollar in rake, the one earned by either tournaments or cash games, 20 so-called Status Points. With these points is performed by and by reacting the bonus money. Overall, it has 45 days clear the bonus. Since for each $ 10 of bonus money 1,000 status points are required, you need for the entire bonus of $ 2,000 200,000 points or 10,000 US dollars in rake.
Next offers Betfair Poker also his existing customers much Promotions, promotions and games that you can use at any time. In the test we have thereby made a trip to the freeroll tables, searched the VIP program has 13 levels and the connected store. It has been found that one already receives 5 percent more status points from VIP-4 level. Other actions include Natural Born Grinders, cashback or Do not Lose Your Shirt.
Traffic and level: No US players
The iPoker network can in principle be no US players. Initially, it had repeatedly led to relatively small numbers, but after the large rooms had to exclude US customers, you could catch up. Currently located at peak hours between 12,000 to 15,000 players at Betfair Poker.Normally, there are but rather as the 5,000 people. Just then the room seemed a bit empty. If you want to play higher limits, it may happen that no enemies are present. Tournaments are meanwhile mostly organized with 100 to 500 users.
Limits: iPoker network is aimed at beginners
The Playtech software, which is part of the iPoker network to specifies in broad terms what games are available and which not. For this reason, many rooms have the same limits on the iPoker network. Also Betfair Poker makes here and could start in our test at $ 0.02 / $ 0.04 and went up to $ 25 / $ 50. The bottom line is rather aimed at beginners.
Usability of Software: Betfair Poker Experience
Looking at the Betfair Poker software on, you may find that this is very clear, especially in the lobby. But the table design is neat and can be easily recorded. Only those who want to play on several tables at once, can quickly get into trouble. For the average player has Playtech software but everything you need.
Deposit and withdrawal options: Many transaction methods
Betfair Poker offers a deposit on the credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Visa Electron), bank transfer (wire transfer), NETeller, Moneybookers, paysafecard and Sofortüberweisung by Moneybookers. Payments can be made via credit card (Visa, Visa Electron), bank transfer (wire transfer) Neteller, Moneybookers or Sofortüberweisung by Moneybookers are made. The processing times are a matter of hours (e-wallets) to several days (bank transfer).
Support: Betfair Poker with deductions due to lack of live chat
Who would like to contact the customer service of Betfair Poker has to be satisfied with the e-mail or by free telephone call. Unfortunately offers the online poker room that is no live chat, which we are otherwise accustomed iPoker representatives. After all the questions via e-mail will be answered quickly and competently. On the phone you get the answer, of course, a little faster.
Security: Playtech and secure server
Safety plays an important role for many people. The white of course Betfair Poker, so you chose to encrypt the Web page with an https protocol and to store the private data of users on dedicated servers. The software from Playtech runs meantime a not abfangbares signal and fair play is guaranteed by the certified random number generator.
Seriousness of Betfair Poker: license from Malta
Additional offers / Special features: Here there is potential for improvement
For additional services, it is a bit empty, because Betfair Poker seems to be not quite jumped on the train of the existing customers. While there are such things as special tournaments such as the Betfair Bonanza, Jackpot Sit — & — Go, The VIP Club Tournaments or the $ 7,000,000 Guaranteed every Month, but all these are no promotions or actions it with can accommodate the competition. After all, one has a VIP club and the hand of the Week.