Pro Poker Guide's Absolute Poker's Review
AbsolutePoker has decent traffic and an user friendly software. The ability to upload a custom avatar is a great feature. One of their great selling point is their 40+ daily freerolls. Absolute Poker has been up since 2003, and has no reported security problems so far. A nice site to play on with satellite tournaments for the WPT and WSOP. Read our full review of AbsolutePoker.com below. We will update the review and bonus codes if there is any changes to Absolute Poker.
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AbsolutePoker's Traffic (8):
Absolute Poker has decent traffic with 12000+ players playing and 1800+ live tables when we did our review.
AbsolutePoker's Game Variety (8):
AbsolutePoker.com offers a variety of poker games such as Omaha, 7 cards stud, texas hold em, etc. You can even play one on one. You can play for free or real money. Each one has various pot limit and no limit tables for you to play in. Big Blinds are as low as $0.04. AbsolutePoker also offers various tournaments for you to join. Buyin starts at a very friendly $1. The variety of poker tournament is constantly growing.
AbsolutePoker's Rake (6):
Absolute Poker's rake is on par with the other poker sites. The standard rake at a full table is 5% up to $3. Absolute Poker has a "no flop - no drop" rake policy.
AbsolutePoker's software is very user-friendly compare to most of it's competitor. The software was pretty stable the whole time. The lobby's layout is pretty clean and easy to use. There is an update popup screen that always pop up when starting the software, even when you click "don't show again". There is another popup when quitting the software as well. This popup tells you to refer friends and shows two sexy looking females, which could look like a porn ad if someone was to walk by and see it.
The poker table was pretty unique in their own way. The first thing that you'll notice is the ability to upload your own avatar. It takes around 24-48 hours to get your avatar approved. You wouldn't even know it's approved till you sit down at a table. Next to each seat is a table (see screenshots below). That table can be used to hold drinks, foods, and/or cigars. Absolute Poker has a menu which you can click if you're not busy in a hand. That menu offers a wide variety of selection for you to choose from. Another unique feature that they have is a chat bubble when you talk.
AbsolutePoker's Support (5):
AbsolutePoker.com only offers email support at this time. The response time is pretty good.
AbsolutePoker's Loyalty Bonus (7):
Absolute Poker's loyalty program is better than the average poker site. They have over 40 freerolls daily. AbsolutePoker.com has a tell a friend referral system and an affiliate program. Their affiliate program is lacking compare to some of the other sites.
AbsolutePoker.com also have a reward system where you gets points that can be redeem for various promotion. 1 Point for every hand played in a REAL money ring game with a limit of $2/$4 or lower that has collected at least the minimum rake ($.25). 2 Points for every hand played in a real money ring game with a limit of $3/$6 or higher that has collected at least the minimum rake ($.25). 4 Points for every dollar in tournament buy-in Fee. Please note that the tournament fee is now collected as a 9% of the total of the prize pool and that AR points will be based on the fee collected rounded up to the closest whole number. For example a $10 tourney will generate $0.90 in fees, and will earn 4 points.
AbsolutePoker's Deposit & Withdrawal Options (8):
AbolutePoker.com offers a good variety of deposit options, but limited cashout options.
AbsolutePoker Deposit options: VISA, MasterCard, NETeller, CentralCoin, FirePay, Electronic Check, Bank Draft, ePassporte, CLICK2PAY, Western Union, and Wire Transfer
AbsolutePoker.com Cash out options: NETeller, FirePay, and Check.
In this screenshot, you can see a sit and go tournament being played. That's our own PPG player "MadCool", with the PPG mascot as an avatar and his cup of tea next to him, winning a hand (ended up being 2nd place).
This is how AbsolutePoker.com's lobby looks like.
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