Last checked and updated: January 24, 2016
888 Poker Bonus
888.com, the most respected and trusted name in online gaming, is no longer called Pacific Poker. They revamped their software in 2011 and now are one of the most advanced online poker rooms of all.
888 Poker’s unlimited Practice Play version means you can play all the poker games you want for free. There are no forms to fill out, no obligations to make and no limits on your play – just loads of fun.
888 Poker Table
Easy to use software and stunning graphics make 888 Poker one of the Internets favorite poker rooms.
Traditionally, this meant that 888 poker was a very safe place for new poker players to begin their online career. Most players that play either professionally or semi professionally will play at many tables at once, to increase their hourly win rate. When 888 did not have multi table functionality this meant that those players did not choose to play here.
The advent of multi-table play has not altered this noticeably, at least not that we can tell. This function is not of course available on the mobile version of the software. And as their new software release provided a mobile version, the number of new players that come to the site for that version seems to have kept the balance in check.
In it’s years of single table play, 888 Poker has built up a nice friendly base of recreational poker players. That has extended now, with a high percentage of users choosing the access the tables from their mobiles devices.
888 Poker Promotions
The 888 Poker bonus has been increased from 25% to 100%! So now you can get up to $400 in poker bonus cash. Aside from that, 888 Poker also offers many other promotions, including Royal Flush and Bad Beat Jackpots, Freerolls and Bonus Points that can be converted to CASH! 888 Poker also runs a very useful poker school.
Currently – 2014 – they are offering one of the biggest and longest running free poker bankroll deals of any online poker room. New players can get up to $88 for free without needing to make a deposit of their own money. This offer is available in many countries, though the amount of free money available does change for players from some of those countries. T&C’s Apply.
Offers like that one make sure that there is always a stream of new players coming to their tables, so if you are a professional or semi-pro player, be prepared for a lot of varience, especially at the lower stakes tables, where most new players choose to play.
No Download Poker
888 Poker is also one of the first Mac compatible online poker rooms, so you can play right in your desktop with having to downlaod anything. That is true not only for mac users, as pc users can also avail of the no download version if they prefer.
Not the number one online poker room, but the people behind 888 are constantly innovating their offering to their players to make sure that this site is always is the top list of popular poker sites.