Unibet is an independent Poker site and is one of the best known sites for online poker in Europe. Unibet Poker launched it’s own software in 2014, this has allowed the poker site to make itself attractive and adapt itself to suit the more fun-loving, recreational player. Originally coming into creation in 1999, Unibet Poker has established a rather hefty customer base of nearly 9 million. The name Unibet has become one of the most trusted names out there with regards to online gambling. It further appeals to the recreational player by banning all third party software.
Games and Tournaments Available
Unibet Poker offer players a decent variety of games and with them very interesting and appealing promotions. Currently Unibet Poker offers No Limit Texas Hold’em and Pot Limit Omaha. The site has Sit and Go tournaments a plenty and also multi table tournaments. Like with other poker sites, Unibet Poker has it’s own unique version of the ever popular fast-fold variant of poker and they have called it Banzai. The cash games here start with buy-ins of €0.02 and these increase up to €4, again appealing to the more relaxed recreational player.
All of the Sit and Go tournaments are No Limit Texas Hold’em. The lowest buy-in here for these Sit and Gos is €0.30 and this can go up to €215. There is a nightly Texas Hold’em tournament available with a very appealing €6000 prize pot. Unibet’s main tournament event is a deep stack €75,000 guaranteed win, this tournament has a €215 buy in.
Bonuses and Promotions on Offer
There is a regular matched welcome bonus of €150 for new customers once they sign up to the site.
Players on Unibet Poker from the UK, Norway, Holland, Finland, Belgium and Estonia are eligible to claim a free €10 cash ticket from the site, this ticket is free to withdraw and spend, but only once certain requirements have been met by the customer.
Once a player logs in to the Unibet software the ticket is activated and remains valid in the user account for a period of 60 days. Players would be safe to note that if their account endures 7 days of inactivity the cash ticket will expire. The requirements mentioned involve a player seeing 750 flops at the No Limit cash game tables, once this is complete the cash is then the players to use as they wish.
Software and Features
Unibet’s recreational player friendly software allows players to choose animated avatars, much more animated and graphically enhanced than it s competitors. This is is a fun and colourful feature but sometimes can slow the game down a bit.
As previously mentioned here, third party software is banned which means that it disallows tracking-software of any kind. The software running on Unibet Poker automatically and randomly select a seat for them at a cash game table, this prevents stronger players from intentionally sitting in on tables with weaker players to win their money a lot quicker. Players at Unibet Poker also have the opportunity to change the name of their poker ID up to three times a day, a useful tool for those who wish to get loose of an opponent which they believe has sussed their playing style.
Another positive software feature on the site is the ability to play on it via a web browser, this excludes the multi-table tournament’s as they are currently only available to play via the downloadable client.
Help and Site Support
Unibet as a whole company take a lot of pride in their customer service ability. Customers are able to contact the help team via a free phone number available on the website from 9am to 9pm. There is also a live chat option that can be utilised 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.