888 Poker, rebranded from Pacific Poker, recently launched a new software update considered a vast improvement from the last update. The 888 in-house developers believe they have really created the software needed to provide an elite poker offering. 888 Casino, a fellow 888 product, touts a massive following and pushes droves of players over to 888's poker offering, making for a ton of loose rooms rip for the picking, a poker veteran's dream.
Software and User Experience
A newly updated proprietary software powers 888's poker offering. The update features revamped graphics and an improved user experience. Gameplay is stellar and the 3D graphics make for a real-life poker feel. Tournament lobbies are categorised by player experience so new and veteran players can find the best room for them.
Mac and Linux users can enjoy both an Instant Play and downloadable platform but Windows users can only enjoy 888 Poker through the downloadable product. Mobile access is not yet offered for 888 Poker.
Poker games featured on 888 Poker are Texas Hold'em, Omaha High, Omaha Hi-Low, Seven Card Stud and Seven Card Stud High-Low with variations of each game including PokerCam (webcam poker), Teams Poker, and 3D poker while No-Limit pots are only offered through Texas Hold'em games.
Tournaments and Player Competition
Tournament lobby tables are provided so players can see who's currently jumping in on the action. Upcoming satellite tournaments are listed as well for players to plan around qualifying times. 888 Poker utilises a one-click registration process. The tournaments at 888 Poker are typically considered pretty loose backing the reputation 888 Poker has accumulated for extremely loose tournaments. Upwards of 8 thousand tournament players and 2 thousand ring-game players can be found at 888 Poker during prime playing hours.
Promotions at 888 Poker are pretty typical, featuring deposit match schemes and a Loyalty Program. The Loyalty Program offers exclusive promotions for its members but promotions inside and outside of the Loyalty Program are reloaded monthly for players to consistently enjoy.
888 Poker doesn't claim to have the largest poker lobbies but does tout a high quality user experience and cutting-edge software. Players at 888's poker offering will surely notice the update to the proprietary software which powers this smaller but topnotch poker product.