The Betfair Ltd. Company created initially a platform for sports enthusiasts as on its platform it had been possible to bet on various sports events, and than, namely in 2004, it opened the poker room software on its platform, which was developed by specialists of the company, but not purchased from major gambling networks, as many of the founders of the new poker rooms used to do. The software has been carried out at the highest level; so many users start to join Betfair Poker that offers playing popular poker games, as well as it has been held a plenty of promotions.
Later online casino with slot machines and numerous draws of Jackpots appeared in the gambling platform and the company has added in recent years a room to play arcade games for money, where various prizes and jackpots are also held.
Betfair Poker is a universal gambling platform where gamblers will find for sure a game that they like.
Betfair Poker offers its new players the first deposit bonus, which is in contrast to other poker rooms is divided into several amounts. Players can choose according to their abilities and skills in poker bonuses of $50, $250, $500, $1000 and $2 500. To receive a welcome bonus from Betfair Poker you need to make one of the abovementioned sums and start to play in the poker room. To receive a bonus of $50 you need to obtain 400 points within 90 days, a bonus of $250 will be paid if the player earns 2000 points within 60 days. $500 bonus wagers within 60 days and for every 225 points $25 bonus is accrued to player's account. $1000 bonus will be paid within 60 days, $100 for every 1,000 points earned. Bonus of $2 500 should be wagered within 60 days, and for every 7,000 points earned poker room will accrue $500 to the player's account.
New players replenishing the account receive a ticket to the $2,500 Welcome Freeroll Tournament with a prize pool of $2500.
Betfair Poker holds also 48 daily freerolls where players can win cash prizes.
Betfair Poker holds for all players a wide variety of promotions, which are constantly updated.
The promotion Hot Streak is held for those players who like to play in SnG tournaments; the sum of the prize pool is $20 000. Playing in SnG tournaments and winning as many tournaments as possible, players enter the rating, the higher is the rate, the higher is the cash prize. The promotion is divided into two groups: Gold and Silver; players participating in tournaments with buy-in from $5.5 to $22 are in the Gold Group and players participating in tournaments with buy-in from $1 to $5 are in the Silver Group.
The promotion Raked Hands Frenzy allows participants of all tournaments in the poker room to compete for the prize pool of $40 000. During the promotion player's rate is calculated, which is composed of the number of prize places, the higher is the rate, the higher is the reward.
The promotion SKILL & Go, described on the Casinoz portal, has a prize pool of $10,000 and it is attended by all the customers playing in SnG tournaments, but this promotion does not have a division into groups, like in Hot Streak promotion.
The promotion Betfair Poker LIVE Free-Way is a series of satellites that have buy-in from $0.50 and the winners of these tournaments receive a ticket costing $120, becoming a part of the Betfair Poker team.
Betfair Poker offers its players the most popular varieties of poker:
Texas Holdem Poker (both unlimited and with fixed limit)
Omaha Hi Low Poker
Seven Card Stud Poker
Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo
Five Card Stud Poker
Betfair Poker has developed quality software, through which players can use a variety of functions.
Players can simultaneously play at up to twelve tables both at cash tables and in various tournaments.
Players can find tables with the required limits, certain tournaments and players if necessary with the help of quick search.
Players can make notes on other players dividing them into certain groups.
Players can view their game statistics, which will be presented by the poker room in great details. Based on the analysis of their statistics every player will be able to improve significantly his playing skills in the future.
Betfair Poker holds many tournaments every day and players can select freerolls, SnG tournaments, MTT tournaments, satellites to major poker tournaments. Monthly more than $12 million is drawn in tournaments in the poker room.
From Monday to Friday, customers can play in tournaments costing from $0.50 and with prize pools ranging from $2,500 to $12,000.
The following tournaments are held at the weekend:
- $5 000 NL Holdem Turbo Sunday, $5.5 buy-in
- $8 000 Royal Tournament, $11 buy-in
- $50 000 Euro Grand Prix, $152 buy-in
- $12 000 NL Holdem Turbo, $108 buy-in
- $15 000 NL Holdem Turbo Sunday, $54 buy-in
- $30 000 NL Holdem Rebuy Sunday, $5.5 buy-in
- $35 000 Sunday Night Rehab, $11 buy-in
- $100 000 Guaranteed - 1 Rebuy, $108 buy-in
- $20 000 NL Holdem Turbo SH Sunday, $108 buy-in
- $50 000 Highroller, $525 buy-in.
Betfair Poker takes, like many other poker rooms, rake of 5%, but it makes a partial return; everything depends on what limits and how much time players play; the maximum return comprises 35%.
Betfair Poker allows players to add and withdraw money in several ways: Visa, MasterCard, WebMoney, Moneybookers, NETELLER.
Betfair Poker fully supports its players by e-mail [email protected]
+ Online technical support by e-mail
+ Poker room is combined with the online casino and bookmakers
+ Large variety of poker games
+ A large number of players
+ A large number of tables in cash games with different limits
+ Lots of tournaments
+ A large number of satellites
- Simple and dull graphics.