888 Poker is designed for players of all ability levels, with a huge range of poker gaming options. No Limit Texas Hold’em is the most popular game at the site – with a huge choice of 6 and 9 handed tables. You will also find PLO, Omaha Hi-Lo and 7 Card Stud (including High-Low) options available.
Cash game options start with blinds as low 1c/2c, while tournament and sit and go players can get started with games with a buy-in as low as 10c. There are high-roller tables for experienced players.
This is 888 Poker’s fast-fold poker variant. In this game you will be dealt a new hand every time you fold. This is made possible by entering players into a pool instead of sitting at a table. You are recombined with new players from your pool as soon as you fold or complete a hand.
It is possible to enjoy hundreds of hands per hour playing SNAP poker, with buy-ins ranging from 1c/2c through to $1/$2. ‘SNAP or Fold’ games can be played at even higher stakes, giving you a choice of either going all in or folding. You can also enjoy SNAP poker in tournament format – here the final table is in regular ‘seated’ format.
Blast Poker is the high-speed / lottery sit and go variant at 888 Poker. These are 3 handed games where the prize pool is determined at random. You can win between 2x and 10,000x your initial buy-in when winning these hyper-turbo events. Key to the game play is the timer. When this gets to zero, everyone is all in.
Cash Games at 888 Poker
888 Poker offers a huge range of these staple games. Cash games are available in all formats, starting with the lowest stakes, while you could take $2000+ to the table at highest stakes.
As with all online poker sites, the vast majority of tables are in No Limit Hold’em format. These games are made more entertaining by the ability of players to throw virtual objects at each other while playing. They include a trophy, egg and cake.
PLO is popular at 888, with fewer players at the Omaha Hi-Lo tables and very few Stud / Stud Hi-Lo tables running.
Tournaments and Sit N Goes
Sit and Goes are available at 6, 9 and 10 player tables, as well as heads up. These games start the moment a table fills up.
There is something for everyone in the tournament section, with a large range of events starting every hour. Formats include deep stack, 6 handed, knock out, turbo, super-turbo and more. Regular showcase tournaments are themed on fish. There are big buy-in ‘The Whale’ events, and smaller ‘Goldfish’ games – plus many more between.
Regular tournament festivals are branded ‘XL Series’. There are huge events with multi-million dollar guarantees (the ‘Super XL Series’) plus smaller ones like the ‘XL Blizzard’. 888 Poker are key sponsors of the World Series of Poker. This means you will find a lot of qualifiers to this event in the months running up to it.
888 Casino and Sportsbook
Alongside the poker options at 888 you will also find casino gaming and a sportsbook. The casino, which is where the 888 brand really made its mark. This features a fantastic range of games. There are 100’s of slots, as well as all of the favourite table games such as roulette and blackjack in both player vs software and live dealer format. 888 Sport offers you the chance to wager on all the sporting events that take place across the world.