Betsson Poker Review
Sat 10 June 2017
Betsson launched it's poker in July 2004. Betsson was then they very first partner of what was about to be the world's biggest poker network, Ongame. Except for Poker, Betsson also offer a wide variety of games such as a Sportsbook, Betting Exchange, Casino, Scratch Cards, Bingo and Trader. Betsson is listed on the OMX Nordic Stock Exchange in Stockholm, Sweden.
Betsson Poker is tax free for people within the European Union since both Betsson and Ongame operate with licenses within the European Union.
Graphics and layout
The tables contain a lot of information and are easy to navigate and quite easy to the eye which is important when doing those long time sessions in front of the computer. Betsson offer both a downloadable version as well as a java web client played directly form the browser, this makes Betsson a great choice for players who use Mac and Linux. Betsson also offer a poker client for your mobile phone, offering the same games and tables as the other clients.
Betsson of course have a big focus on Texas Hold'em but the also offer Omaha (Hi, Hi/Lo), 7 Card Stud (Hi, Hi/Lo) and 5 Card Draw. Except for Hold'em players, especially Omaha players have a rather good selection of tables and games to choose from.
Bonus & Promotions
Betsson offers one weekly and one monthly cash back tournament with $2000 guaranteed in the weekly tournament and $10 000 in the monthly tournament. You qualify to Cash Back weekly by gathering 200 player points a week and to VIP Monthly by gathering 1000 player points a month. Both goals are fairly easy to reach for a midlevel player and the amount of participants aren't that high so there is quite a good value in these tournaments. Betsson offers 3 new bonuses, these are fixed sums that are not based on your deposit. You can deposit $10 and get a $1200, $1400 or $1600 bonus. When getting the whole bonus you need 10 playerpoints for each dollar, that is 12000 for $1200, 14000 for $1400 an so on.
VIP1200 - $1,200
VIP1400 - $1,400
VIP1600 - $1,600
The monthly Grand Tournament is the biggest tournament offered on Betsson, with it's two day flight structure and deep stack structure it is highly appreciated in the poker community since it rewards good players and play. This tournament is played once a month and from February it is $750 000 guaranteed. Betsson arranges qualifiers to almost all big live tournaments such as the EPT in Europe and some of the bigger WPT and WSOP outside Europe. On a weekly basis Betsson offer the Grand Prix tournament every weekend with $50 000 guaranteed. Another tournament worth mentioning is the bounty tournament Beat Team Betsson where you get the chance to play against Betsson's two professional players Johnny Lodden and William Thorson.
Betsson is one of the biggest partners of the worlds biggest poker network Ongame. On prime time (CET) they have around 25 0000-30 000 players logged in almost every night so there is always a lot of action going on, especially on lower and medium limit tables.
Betsson offer a 24 h multi language support that is available through phone, e-mail and livechat. One of the best in the business.
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