How do we choose the best online poker room? (End)
Frequently Asked Questions (continued and finished)
What is UIGEA?
Originally tied to the Safe Gateway Act of 2006, the Internet Gambling Illegal Enforcement Act (UIGEA) banned online means of betting. This meant that financial transactions to online poker sites – although NOT actual poker – were banned.
Are online poker games cheating?
While there have been many cases of fraud and collusion in online poker, the major sites in 2019 are both public and completely legitimate. The largest rooms are independently adjusted and audited to protect player funds and provide a risk-free environment.
Is online poker completely lucky, or can you use a strategy to improve your odds of winning?
It is often said that for beginners, poker is 70% luck and 30% skill, with numbers reversed for skilled professionals. Although luck plays a large role in online poker, there are some incredible skills in making money at the game, in betting strategy as well as mentality, bluff and aggression.
Since the first online poker website, Planet Poker, launched in 1998 with the real money Texas Hold’em game on offer, until now, online poker has become a popular game with many Websites and many tournaments offer players the opportunity to conveniently experience an online environment.