Party Poker has one of the largest collection of poker players online, with thousands of players during peak hours. They have a nice selection of poker games and limits to suit any player levels, and some of the best tournaments available.
They have had great bonuses of and on in the past and their payouts are as fast as many of the larger poker rooms online, usually taking less than 24 hours.
The Party Poker software is user friendly with the large action buttons located at the bottom of the screen in the middle. They also have one of the easier to use adjustment bars for no-limit play. The size of the pot is clearly shown on the table at all times as well as the amounts of the current bets displayed in front of each active player.
As mentioned above, there are games and limits to fit everyone's budget, but more importantly, there is plenty of action 24 hours a day at every level of every game so you never have to worry about finding a game.
Party Poker online offers Texas Holdem in limit from $0.50/$1, up to $30/$60, and pot-limit/no-limit Holdem from a $25 buy-in, up to a $1,000 buy-in. The competition at the lower levels tends to be very soft with the quality of play improving at the higher levels to some of the best online.
Party online poker offers a free download of their software, play money tables to learn the software, and practice your skills before jumping into the fray.
Omaha high only is offered in limit, pot-limit and no-limit. Omaha/8 has limit and pot-limit games. They also offer 7 Card Stud and Party Poker is one of the few places you can find 7 Card Stud high-low split with low betting limits.
They offer sit-n-go tournaments (10 player mini tournaments) with buy-ins ranging from $6 up to $215. In addition to the 10-player sit-n-go's, Party Poker has multi-table sit-n-go's offered with 20 and 30 players.
One of the interesting tournament options available is a series of single table tournaments called "Steps." Through placing highly through a series of 5 or 6 tournaments in a row a player has a chance to win up to:
- $2,000 for a $6 buy-in,
- $4,500 for a $12 buy-in,
- Or even $100,000 for a $33 buy-in.
There are also "Step" tournaments for an entry to the World Series of Poker main event with the buy-in starting at $12. These tournaments allow you to have a chance to win large prizes with minimal investment and are very popular.
Check out the Party Poker online site for a more in depth explanation of the "Steps" as you will surely want to try a few.
Want to try your hand at some multi-table tournaments? Party Poker has one for everyone. With tournaments running 24 hours a day with buy-ins ranging from $6 to $109 in limit Holdem, no-limit Holdem, Omaha, Omaha/8 and 7 Card Stud you can always find a great tournament.
They offer a $25,000 and $15,000 guaranteed tournament every day, a $200,000 guarantee every Saturday and a $250,000 guarantee every Sunday.
There are also super weekday tournaments with buy-ins from $162 to $215, an occasional $1,000,000 (Yes that's a Million!) guarantee tournament and satellites to the Party Poker Million cruise, a World Poker Tour event, every year.
And last but not least, there is a $5,000 free roll every week for new players. Look for it in the tournament lobby after making your first deposit.
The Party Poker online software is tested and certified by iTech Labs to certify the fairness of the card distribution.
All things considered, Party Poker may be the only room that can offer something for everyone. Once you start at Party, you may never leave!