Cyber Poker

Cyber poker  has drastically increased in popularity over the past ten years. This was particularly after Chris Moneymaker won the Main Event of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in 2003 after paying $40 to enter a satellite tournament that won him a seat in the $10,000 buy-in event. Since that time, poker has gained even more popularity. Today, there are a large number of online poker rooms available which offer a wide range of choices and options for poker players.

Cyber Poker Games and Tournaments

When playing internet poker, players can find a wide range of options in terms of games. The most popular games are Texas hold’em and the majority of traffic at any site will be focused on the hold’em tables. Games are available in pot limit, no limit and fixed limit options. Omaha is an up and coming game and the numbers of players at Omaha tables has increased significantly in the past few years.

Poker players can find Omaha and Omaha hi/lo games. Seven card stud is also popular and seven card stud or seven card stud hi/lo games are not difficult to come by. Some cyberspace poker rooms offer a wide range of games and some other games that you may find include five card stud, five card draw, razz and mixed games such as H.O.R.S.E. There are even more poker games that can be found at certain poker rooms, but these are far less common and may include guts poker, pineapple poker, crazy pineapple poker and others. Games will be available in a range of table limits, offering something for players with all types of bankrolls

Cyber poker rooms are also well known for their range of poker tournaments. Many different types of poker tournaments are run including sit and go tournaments and multi table tournaments. Players can take part in guaranteed prize pool tournaments, satellite tournaments, freeroll tournaments, high stakes poker and many others. Tournaments are available in multiple game types, but most commonly Texas hold’em or Omaha.

Bonuses and Promotions in Cyber Poker

Online poker rooms compete with one another by offering bonuses and promotions to their players. There are certain bonuses that are common to most cyber gambling sites, including cyberspace poker rooms and these include welcome bonuses, no deposit bonuses, reload bonuses, VIP bonuses and refer-a-friend bonuses. Cyber poker rooms may also offer special poker bonuses such as bad beat bonuses or royal flush jackpots. Make sure to check the promotions page of the poker room for new and special promotions.

Beginning Cyber Poker Play

To begin playing at the poker room of a cyber casino, players must choose a poker room and then decide if they want to play in the download version or the no download instant play version of the software. If you choose to download, follow the instruction for download and installation. Then, visit the cashier section of the poker room if you plan to play for real money. Choose one of the deposit options and fund your poker room account. You will then be able to begin playing for real money.