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Whether you’re joining an online poker room for the very first time or you’re interested in switching to a new online poker room, this guide will definitely help you make your decision. The days of being able to choose any online poker room to play with are long gone and nowadays you need to make sure you do your homework. There are quite a few factors you need to consider when choosing a new online poker room to play with and we’re going to look at them right now.

  • You need to first of all make sure that your country is accepted into the poker room you want to play with. A lot of poker rooms are unable to allow players from all countries, so it’s vital you find out whether or not your country is accepted before signing up.
  • Basically every online poker room will support Texas Holdem, but many poker rooms don’t support some of the other poker games such as Omaha, Stud and mixed poker games. If you want to play poker games such as Omaha and Stud then you need to make sure you find a poker room that supports those games. Many of the big poker rooms will support all of the poker games whereas smaller poker rooms might only have a couple different poker games.
  • I always like to look at the bonuses and promotions offered by a poker room before I join as well. If I’m not going to be rewarded for playing poker with their poker room then I’ll definitely take my business elsewhere. The sign-up bonus isn’t that important to me, but I always like to ensure the poker room has a great loyalty program and excellent promotions.
  • I enjoy playing poker tournaments over cash games so I always need to check to make sure the poker room has enough tournaments for me. If the traffic in the poker room isn’t that big then that typically means the poker room won’t have that many tournaments. If you’re a cash game player then you’ll want to find a poker room that offers the stakes you’re comfortable with playing.
  • One of the most important factors you need to look at when choosing a poker room is the support that the poker room offers. Most poker rooms will claim to have 24/7 support, but the only way to really find out how good the support operates is by sending them a couple messages. If the support doesn’t seem up to par then don’t join the poker room. If the support can’t answer a couple simple questions then there is no doubt they’ll have trouble answering your questions when a real problem arises.
  • That’s about all you need to know when choosing a new online poker room.  Make sure you look through our reviews of each of the online poker sites and decide which is the best fit for you.

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