About Betway Poker
Betway Poker is part of the Microgaming Network, a busy network with a variety of cash games and tournaments. Betway the company is owned by The Betway Group which is based in Malta. Betway which has launched in 2005 has a very impressive customer base of 1.8 million people which regular visit the poker site, sports-book and Betway Casino. Betway Poker uses very up to date software and have attempted to really focus on the player experience on the site.
Cash Games and Tournaments
The games offered at Betway Poker include, Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Seven Card Stud and Omaha Hi-Lo. Like most poker sites today, most of the traffic is seen at the no-limit Hold’em tables. Overall at Betway Poker, traffic is definitely busiest around European Peak Times. Blinds for the cash games can start as low as €0.01/€0.02 and can rise to €25/€50. These are high blinds, however the most action is seen at the lower end of the scale. There are variants on classic games available. The ever popular “Fast-Fold” style of game is taken care of through Blaze Poker which lets the player fold and be instantly brought to a new table with a new set of players. A player can do this as many times as they like.
Bonuses and Promotions On Offer
Betway Poker offer a 200% welcome bonus on first deposit amounts. This applies on all first deposit amounts up to €750. The bonus amount is released in stages and players can have their bonus released by earning enough loyalty points. Players can earn these points automatically during play. They will receive 10 points for every €1 they spend on a cash game rake or tournament fee. That works out as being €1 released for every 100 points earned, which a rate of 10% rakeback. Players should be aware that they have 45 days to release the full amount of their bonus. New players are also invited to take part in the New Player Freerolls which has a prize pool of €500. Eligibility for this lasts for the first 6 weeks of a customers account.
Software and Features
As previously mentioned Betway Poker uses MicroGaming software. This software is very easy to use, it is quick and the site is very stable and has minimal glitches. The homepage is very well presented, the graphics are slick and the colour scheme used is very modern and eye catching. In terms of playing features, Betway Poker has all of the modern features that one would expect of a site as large as this. Features include, the ability to auto top up, customers have preferred seating, colourful decks, the ability to take notes on opposing players and more.
Customer Help and Site Support
Customer support is available at Betway Poker 24/7. The “Contact Us” tab on the site has all the information required on how to contact the team. There is the option to contact them via telephone, e-mail or live chat. The website claims that support is available to customers in twelve different languages. The help link on the page does not stand out, however when it is located the sections are well displayed and laid out.