Paradise Poker


Paradise Poker is an old familiar poker room that has been online since long before the initial poker boom in 2003. Paradise Poker was one of the true pioneers in online poker and released their first online poker client in 1999. The poker client was their own software and by the time when poker became truly popular Paradise Poker was one of the absolutely largest poker sites in the world. Under 2005 SportingBet PLC decided to buy paradise poker. The growth for paradise poker has slowed down during the later years but it is still a well visited poker site.

After the UIGEA was passed Paradise Poker lost lots of their US traffic and decided to join the Boss Media owned International Poker Network (IPN) and has since 2006 offered the IPN client to all their players.  The IPN Network is a popular network with lots of good features that makes the Paradise Poker room suitable for all players no matter if they are beginners intermediate or on a pro level. At Paradise Poker there are always lots of poker tables available no matter what limit the player would like to play.

Players can always find tournaments, free rolls and cash games at Paradise poker. The competition is pretty low and there always nice games to be played in the poker room. Paradise Poker offers their services to most of the world and has large team that takes care of customer support, retention and that makes sure the poker players at Paradise Poker always have good bonuses and special competitions that are fun and holds a lot of cash for the winners.

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Paradise Poker

Gambling Deposit Options:

Paradise Poker has a wide variety of deposit options to be able to offer the right payment methods for players coming from anywhere in the world. It is possible to make a maximum deposit from €500 to €10000 and the maximum amount depends on what poker deposit option the poker player is using. The minimum a Paradise Poker can deposit is €10 no matter which if the payment methods the player wishes to use. Playrs that likes to deposit more than the fixed maximum that is displayed on the site can contact the customer support and asked to have their limits raised.

Paradise Poker offers the following deposit options to deposit into a Paradise Poker account: Visa, MasterCard, Neteller, Moneybookers, Paysafecard, Maestro, Visa Electron, Bank Wire Transfer, Laser, Intercash, Interac.

Languages:

Paradise has decided to make their poker room available in as many as 20 languages. Paradise Poker makes sure their customers receive promotion letters and special promotions as well as information of the site in every separate language they can offer. Paradise Poker is sharing their customer support with SportingBet who won award as the best regional customer support by the Top performers in contact center industry in 2009 for the Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA) Region. Paradise poker players can get a hold of the customer service 24 hours a day though live chat, phone lines or an email form that is found on the site.  No players from United States are allowed on Paradise poker.

The following languages are supported at Paradise Poker: English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Greek, Turkish, Polish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Slovenian, Croatian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Serbian.

Currency:

Paradise Poker shares a main wallet with the whole SportingBet portal which makes it possible to make deposits into the poker site in 12 different languages. The actual poker client is however limited to 3 different currencies Euro Us dollars and UK Pound Sterling. When a player wants to move funds from the main account to the Paradise Poker room the money will be exchanged according to the daily exchange rates without any cost.

The following currencies are accepted to make a deposit to the Paradise Poker main account: US Dollar, Euro, UK Pound Sterling, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Danish Krone, Swedish Krona, Turkish Lira, Hong Kong Dollar, Swiss Franc, Singapore Dollar.

Bonus:

When a new player signs up o to play on paradise poker the player can receive a large first deposit bonus for as much as 200% up to €1000. The first deposit bonus will not be credited to the account straight away since it ends up on a pending bonus account.

Paradise Poker does not offer any type of rakeback deals to any of their players instead Paradise Poker offers a players club for the players. All players will receive 1 Frequent Player point (FPP) for every €0.25 the player rakes. The player can either use the points to get cash rewards or save the points and make use of them in the Paradise Poker VIP shop. For big players who spend a lot of time playing poker there is a Premium Poker Club. All players that reach over 4000 FPP in a month will be entered to the Premium Players Club where the player will have better exchange rates on their money as well as receive special promotions.  If a player would like to use the Player Points in the Loyalty Store there are many products such as electronics, books and poker accessories.

 When a player signs up for the first deposit bonus there are some terms and conditions that apply for the player to receive the full amount of bonus. The first deposit bonus off 200% up to €1000 has a minimum deposit of € 5. The bonus will be added to a pending bonus account the player has to collect 200 FPP for every €10 that is released from the bonus account. So to release the full bonus of €10000 the player has to collect 20.000 Frequent Player Points

Paradise Online Poker Games:

Paradise Poker is a part of the International Poker Network and the players on Paradise Poker have the opportunity to play against players from other sites in the IPN network.  There are lots of games no matter what limit the payer is interested in playing and Paradise poker offers a good variety of poker games. Paradise Poker is implemented in the SportingBet portal and a player can easily use the money on the Paradise Poker to play Casino games or bet on sports, events and financial trading.

Paradise Poker offers the following games on her online poker portal: Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Omaha HI-LO, 7 Card Stud, 5 Card Stud and 5 card draw. Paradise poker players can chose to play the games in Fixed-Limit, Pot-Limit, or No-Limit.

General Info:

Paradise Poker was one of the first poker rooms to find its way to internet and they opened up their first poker room in 1999. When Chris Moneymaker won the World Series of Poker in 2003 and poker was the most popular game to play Paradise made use of its already great pedigree to become one of the largest poker sites in the world. Paradise Poker had their main goal focus set on the United States market. In 2005 SportingBet Plc Bought Paradise poker and implemented the poker room in the SportingBet portal and the site grew even further.

In 2006 the competition on the market had become very hard and that reason as well as the UIGEA forcing Paradise to move out of their main market forced Paradise Poker to move their poker client into one of the major networks. Today Paradise Poker is on the IPN network and is one of the largest poker rooms in the network.

Software, License:

Paradise Poker is operating within the International Poker Network that is owned by the Swedish company Boss Media. The Poker software is easy to download and install on any computer the game play runs smooth with lots of players to play poker with no matter the stake the poker player is interested in. 

Paradise Poker is operated by SportingBet Plc who has its main offices in London. The License Paradise Poker has when they are offering poker games have been issued by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission. The License for Paradise Poker is issued to SportingBet Plc under which Paradise Poker is a part.

Contact Details:

You can get in touch with Paradise Poker using the following contact details:
Sportingbet Plc
4th Floor
45 Moorfields
London
EC2Y 9AE
Fax: +44 (0)20 7184 1810
Tel: +44 (0)20 7184 1800
E-mail: Mail form trough the website