About Americas Cardroom
Americas Cardroom has been a member of the online poker community since 2001. Originally branded as the poker room named Betcris, it’s reputation is held in very high regard. Americas Cardroom left their original software platform Dobrosoft in April 2005. After a lot of movement, switching and changing of networks DoylesRoom was taken over by Winning Poker Network (WPN). A stand out fact about the team at Americas Cardroom is that they have always made sure that in times of uncertainty, i.e Black Friday, players have been paid on time and correctly. Americas Cardroom is extremely safe and reliable as a result of their very strong financial situation.
Games and Tournaments
By far, the most popular game on offer at Americas Cardroom is No Limit Texas Hold’em, there are games beginning at micro limits and the stakes can reach up to $5/$10 an this happens on a regular basis on the site. Other games available include Pot Limit Omaha and Pot Limit Omaha High/Low this should be enough to keep most customers happy. The limits on these games can easily go below $1. Any player that favours the Sit and Go method of play will be happy with the No Limit action. There are several variables of the Sit and Go game available, heads up, full ring, demands, jackpots and turbo games all feature. There are multi table tournaments also available, the largest of which guarantees $50,000 in prize money. Every once in a while Americas Cardroom have a $1m prize fund guaranteed tournament that requires a $530 buy in.
Bonuses and Promotions on Offer
Americas Cardroom offers quite a competitive first time deposit bonus amount. They will offer new customers a 100% match bonus up to $1,000. Like most poker rooms they have a system by which this bonus will be released to the customer. It will clear at a rate 27.5 Award Points for every $1 in bonus money in increments of $1. Players can earn 5.5 Award Points for every $1 in rake paid at cash games and tournaments. Players should note that the bonus expires after 40 days, which is less than the standard 60 days that is offered by other sites. Each new depositor will be entitled to receive 20 scratch cards depending on the amount of cash deposited. Each of these cards has a value in tournament dollars, these can be used in jackpot sit and go’s and other events on Americas Cardroom.
Software and Features
As was previously mentioned, Americas Cardroom operates on the Winning Poker Network using Dobrosoft software. This software has very recently been updated and renovated to create a more user friendly environment for the player. The update has also made the site look a lot more crisp and fresh. Even with these changes the site still has a way to go to keep up with some of the more popular and modernised poker sites of today. Graphics wise, the site is lagging behind what seems to be industry standard. Overall the site performs well and as previously stated there never seems to be problems with deposits or withdrawals. The software also supports up to 20 table multi table play.
Customer Help and Site Support
Unfortunately Americas Cardroom does not offer phone support to their customers, however they do offer a live chat service which os proving the more popular option with online players to ask their queries, as the response time is quick and issues can be solved in real time.