888poker room review – play poker
888poker room review – play poker

888poker room review – play poker

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The oldest brand in online poker
Date of foundation 2002
Players from around the world
100% first deposit bonus
Support 24\7


888poker is the second largest poker site in the world. Over the twenty-year history of the resource, the number of room users has already crossed the mark of 10 million. First of all, players choose Eights for high-quality software, reliability, variety of games and a large number of promotions held here.

First deposit bonus 100% up to $400

888poker is one of the most popular poker rooms on the Internet, especially among Russian-speaking players. It became famous thanks to the largest no deposit bonus, a large number of poker players at the tables, a lot of recreational players, a variety of games and satellites to popular offline tournament series.

888poker is owned by the British company 888 Holdings. The poker room has a Gibraltar gambling license and the room software is certified by such well-known companies as McAfee, GameCare and ICRA, which confirm the reliability and safety of playing at 888poker.


The 888poker client is available for both Windows and Mac OS. However, you can play in the poker room without even installing the client, namely in the flash version of 888poker for the browser!!
You can play 888poker from phones and tablets. You can install the mobile version of the poker room on Android, download the app on your iPad or iPhone, and play in a mobile browser.


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The 888poker software is developed by the company itself and is not part of any network. The program is fast in operation, understandable and has many settings. Program updates are carried out regularly, but do not take much time.

Top tournaments at 888poker

  • Big Shot: The main event of the day with the largest prize pool.
  • Rumble: Daily PKO tournaments -  get as much money as possible for knocking out your opponents
  • Dash: If you like fast-paced play, then these exciting turbo tournaments are made just for you.
  • Voyage: Deep stack tournaments for slow and thoughtful play.
  • Mayhem: Exciting and dynamic 6-max tournaments with fantastic action.
  • Classic: Freezeout tournaments with reduced late registration for traditional poker fans.
  • For many years, 888poker has been a partner and official sponsor of the World Series of Poker (WSOP), the stages of which are held annually in Las Vegas and European countries.

Deposit and withdrawal

There are many ways to replenish your 888poker account. The poker room supports a large list of popular payment systems and various payment methods. The minimum deposit is $10. Available deposit methods:

  • VISA/Mastercard
  • PayPal
  • webmoney
  • QIWI Wallet
  • Yandex.Money
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • Ecopayz
  • MuchBetter

To withdraw money, you need to verify your account. The withdrawal is done with the same payment system where the deposit was made.

Rake and rakeback

The rake in the poker room is taken from each pot played, depending on the table limit and the number of players, but not more than the amount of the set maximum.
In limit games:

  • From 2¢-4¢ to $10/$20 - 1 cent for every 20¢ in pot
  • From $15/$30 to $30/$60 - 1 cent for every 40¢ in pot
  • $50-$100 - $1 from every $100
  • $100/$200-$250/$500 - $3 flat rake

In pot-limit and no-limit games:

  • 1¢/2¢ - 1 cent for every 16¢ in the pot
  • From 2¢/4¢ to 3¢/6¢ - 1 cent per 17¢
  • From 5¢/10¢ to $25/$50 - 1 cent per 20¢
  • From $50/$100 to $500/$1,000 - 1 cent per $1

In tournaments, the rake is taken from the buy-in and its amount is indicated in the cost of the game as a separate figure.

Usually online poker rooms use the rakeback system as a reward for their players, but 888poker was the first to switch to the “complete tasks” system. Now the reward system, in other words, the loyalty program of the poker room, is called 888poker Club, it allows you to earn points, which then turn into Golden Tokens. Moreover, it doesn't matter where you earn these points, in the poker client, in the casino or on bets from 888. You can complete tasks every day and earn points as you get higher and higher in the 888Club levels. This is the best system for amateur players. Gold tokens received for completing tasks can be exchanged for various prizes, tickets to tournaments or cash. Each token costs approximately $0.1

888poker ambassadors

888poker has managed to attract bright stars to their team. 888poker's female ambassadors include Kara Scott, Sophie Lovgren and Vivian Saliba. There are poker geniuses such as Chris Moorman, who has earned over $10 million at the tables, and Dominic Nitzsche, winner of four WSOP bracelets.

“888poker creates great things and works very hard to achieve more in poker. By sponsoring the WSOP and the Super Bowl of High Rollers, they have shown that they are determined to develop their brand and each year they get better and better,” said Chris Moorman.

Advantages and disadvantages

➕ 20 years of experience in the gambling market
➕ Reliable and functional software
➕ A huge number of bonuses and promotions
➕ A wide range of tournaments for every taste
➕ Ability to use third-party programs
➕ Good traffic cash games
➕ Many weak players

➖ The design of gaming tables leaves much to be desired
➖ No rakeback
➖ No Chinese poker
➖ Slow Russian-language support