Infographic on How Online Poker Became a Phenomenon
Online poker first became available in 1998 and since then it has become a worldwide phenomenon with millions of player splaying poker each day of the week.
One reason online poker really did take off is that player could take part in Satellite Tournaments and there were many appealing aspects of those tournaments.
Low Cost or Even Free to Enter
Win an Entry into a Major Tournament
Take Multiple Entries
Easy Ways to Fund an Account
In the early day’s online poker players could online deposit using a debit card or a credit card however nowadays there are a huge number of additional banking options.
Lots of Poker Games on Offer
Whilst it is true to say that most poker players tend to stick to playing variants such Texas Hold’em, one reason for the popularity of online poker is that it offers many additional variants too.
Omaha Hi/Low Poker
5 and 7 Card Stud
A poker player has just his or her bankroll and their skills of playing as their ammunition when playing, and added value can be had by entering the top three types of poker tournaments.
Multi Table Tournaments
Free Roll Tournaments
Star Poker Players
Another reason why online poker really did take off was that some of the bigger poker sites employed star players to play in their poker rooms, some of which you will have heard of before.
It was when TV companies started to show poker games being played live on air that sparked an interest in online poker as players were then bombarded with online poker site advertisements!
The Travel Channel
Around the Clock Poker Action
As you can play poker online at any time of the day you are always going to find some spare time to do so, but just be aware when most poker sites are at their busiest.
7pm to Midnight
Midnight to 2am
4pm to 7pm
Daily Promotional Offers
Never underestimate the value of playing poker each day when you can do and making use of any of the following high valued promotional offers.
Daily Reload Bonuses
Enhanced Bad Beat Jackpot
Increased Comp and Loyalty Points
Bigger Tournament Prize Pools
Thanks to the bigger and higher valued prize pools available on online poker tournaments you could win big when entering any of them but always keep in mind the following.
Free Tournaments Fill Up Quick
Players May Play Boom or Bust Strategy
More Entrants Reduce Your Winning Chances
How to Play at an Online Poker Site
You are going to be able to sign up to a poker site in a matter of minutes and below is a quick overview of the procedure of doing so.
Register as a New Player
Make a Deposit
Choose a Table