Party Poker Summary
Party Poker has the largest traffic of all the poker
rooms. You can find weak competition to play against and earn
great prizes for just playing for free. Loose games can be found
all the way up to the $15/$30 limit. Statistics are not
Party Poker's forte. With a large network of other poker
sites, Party Poker brings in numerous amounts of players at peak
hours. You can always find the game you want anytime of
the day. Party Poker was averaging in January 2005: 15500-17500 ring game players at peak hours, 21000-24000 tournament players at peak hours.
Software and Graphics
Party poker's graphics get old after awhile, but the
software itself has come a long way. Numerous problems and
many disconnections has made Party Poker add more bandwidth and
server's. This allow players to play up to three tables at
any given time. Information about individual games, Pot
amounts, and flops seen is a little weak. It appears they
are trying to protect the fish. We expect another upgrade
soon, hopefully adding more characters and such. You may
not have to see the guy in the pink shirt give you any more bad
Party Poker Ring Game
No one can compete with Party Poker's ring game traffic.
With the enormous crowds joining the tables throughout the day,
and peak levels reaching above 22,000 player's there is no
question that Party Poker owns a lot of the market.
Party Poker Tournament traffic
No one can compete with Party Poker's tournament traffic
either. The highest in the world. Plenty of no-limit,
Omaha, and Seven card tournaments are offered every day.
Turbo events have become very popular lately, due to it's
reduced time frame. Poker tournaments can be completed in
hours versus days.
Party Poker Variety
Decent. With the amount of traffic they receive Party
Poker hosts games of; Holdem, Omaha and Seven-Card-Stud in both High and Hi-Lo,
and a few others. You won't be able to find draw poker
games, heads up games, nor will you find 7-2 draw.
Party Poker Player Rake
Party Poker's rake is fairly weak as it highly hurts the low limit games.
Higher limit games actually have a comparably low rake. The rake runs as high as 10% in $0.50/$1 and $1/$2 games, as 50 cent is raked when the pot reaches $5. This holds true also for the tournaments, where good value only is provided at the higher stakes. 20% fee in $5 games and 8% fee in $100 games.
Party Poker has the most amount of beginner's of all the poker
sites, due to their quanity of turnover. This leads to a
lot of fish ready to be picked up quickly. You can find
really loose games all over the place, even up to the $15/$30
Party Poker Bonus Codes
Either 20% bonus match up to $100 or $25 flat bonus. You need to play 500 raked hands within 31 days to get the $100 (equals 5 raked pots per bonus dollar). There are always free rolls you can register for that don't cost anything.
Party Poker Promotions
The leader in promotions. Offering large tournaments has
been their bread and butter. The Party Poker Million 2005
just finished with a prize pool worth 7.5 million
dollars. Frequent player points are earned giving you
options on cool gifts and prizes.
Party Poker Customer Support
24/7 support has been good to us over the years. Response
time can be weak since you may be competing with 1000's of other
player's. Telephone support is can be a little demanding.
This could be a hit or miss situation. Overall the support
is average to a little above. You may want to ask your
fellow poker player's for advice first.
Number One. The chart is clean. No reported issues.
Deposit & withdrawal options
Deposit options: MasterCard, VISA, FirePay, NETeller, Western Union, Citadel (US only), eChecks (by iGM-Pay) bank draft, money order,
fps-epassport, cashier's check, check. Cash out options: NETeller, check, eChecks (by iGM-Pay),