Seeing as you can't turn on a TV or open a paper without reading about the new online phenomenon, we thought it just right to dedicate a few lines to it.
Online Poker has a number of advatages over the tradiitonal game played in casino's. Tradiotional casino's can be intimidating for new players. Onine poker rooms are much more player friendly, you can get step by step poker rules and there's no need to feel any embarassment if you get anything wrong! You can play for very low stakes or very high stakes, it's completely up to you. You can choose to play against the computer, have practice poker runs where you don't play for money, or you can play live with other players all over the world! You can compete in competiions and gain entry to rela life poker tournaments this way. Chris Moneymaker, winner of the 2003 World Series of Poker gained entry into the event through playing online poker!
During peak times, around 100,000 people play online poker, and this is increasing at a massive rate, with acquisitions and mergers constantly happening, online poker is fast becoming a huge industry. Online Poker is regulated in the United Kingom, and it is important to sign up with a reputable providor, such as Ladbrokes Casino (see below).
The best way to see what all the fuss is about, is to sign up and see for yourself. It's a great passtime and a good way to relax, try not to take it too seriously and you can have a lot of fun!