Independent player review of Carbon Poker. Simple stylish poker software and a top site for fishing. US friendly CarbonPoker.com has a boutique and friendly feel.
Independent Review of CarbonPoker.com | Safe online poker for US residents | US friendly poker room
NOTE: Players from the following US States are not able to join Carbon Poker due to local legislation:
New York, Missouri, Nevada, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, Kentucky and Washington D.C. & Washington State
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Carbon Poker operates under a gaming licence from the Kahnawake Gaming Commission, Canada. Carbon Poker's software is stylish and somehow the whole card room has a boutique and friendly feel to it compared to many "big brand" generic poker sites. Carbon Poker offers lots of payment methods including some especially to help out US based players. Play features like 'All in show downs' & "Deal it Twice" add some fun as you follow play - just like on TV!
We like Carbon's poker software - Play poker at multiple tables simultaneously. You can even throw in a game of blackjack or roulette while playing your poker tournament.
>>What we LIKE and DON'T LIKE about Carbon Poker
>>Carbon Poker's Current BONUSES & PROMOTIONS
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CARBON POKER LOOK & FEEL / PLAYABILITY
Easy, relaxed and fast playing, Carbon Poker has a good feel. It's relatively quick to download & install - all very intuitive - you can be playing in just a couple of minutes. Table Features we like include: Rabbit Hunt (what card would have come next) and Expose One Card also add depth to the game and help you learn. Time Bank You accumulate time from previous hands that you made quick decisions, banking it for future use. All in Percentages at a showdown - just like on TV - with the relative win % of those remaining in a hand are great. Deal it Twice gives 2 all-in players the option to deal the turn and river community cards two times.
Player accolades - append a customisable award to your player identity showing off you've won a big event. Crazy, but bragging rights at the table influence opponents
There are some genuinely unique play & lobby features. Play is GMT -5 or ET.
CARBON POKER SOFTWARE & SYSTEMS
Carbon Poker is played on bespoke software powered by the Merge Gaming Network.The software has been in use since 2005 so is not a bug-ridden "Johnnie-come-lately". It uses Macromedia Flash download & is something pretty special. Nice & stable and it's sleek, clean lines make multi-table play easy. New releases regularly too - version 6.0 now available.
PAYING IN AND CASHING OUT POKER WINNINGS
Like most online Poker rooms, Carbon Poker is played in US dollars. Deposit Methods: Visa, Mastercard, Click2Pay, ECOcard, Neteller, Moneybookers, ewalletXpress, Entropay, 1-Pay, ClickandBuy, PaySafeCard, Instadebit, Giropay, netcents. US players can contact support for easy hassle-free deposit and payout options. Min Deposit $25.00. Withdrawals depend on the method you used to make your deposit. All players can be eligible for permanent instant withdrawals with a good play history & one-off identity verification.
CARBON POKER RAKE, SECURITY, AUDIT
Rake ranges from $0.50 to $3 based on the number of players at a table. All industry standard stuff. CarbonPoker.com has adopted a "No flop, No drop" policy, where they take no rake if the hand ends before the flop. The CarbonPoker.ag website supports SSL with 128 bit encryption (and holds current Thawte SSL certificates).
Carbon Poker's game, systems and random number generators comply with Kahnawake Gaming Commission's requirements. Ongoing audits ensure continuing compliance. The poker software is licensed, regulated and tested to ensure the games are not only fun but also honest and secure. A 'Zero tolerance policy' is in place re fraud and collusion.
PLAYER TRAFFIC AT CARBON POKER
Site traffic is good and reliable and at Carbon Poker with up to 35000 players at peak (cash game plus tournament players), but not crazy-busy like some of the bigger name sites. We've had no trouble finding action & you feel like a valued customer compared to many bigger poker sites. CarbonPoker.com's popularity is growing all the time. Lots or really free Freerolls every day - be in quick though as they fill up fast. You can host your own private poker games and MTT tournaments. We like the $100K Guaranteed Sunday Tournament.
POKER GAMES, TOURNAMENTS, SATELLITES
Play Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Omaha Hi/Lo, 7-Card Stud, 7-Card Stud Hi/Lo, Razz (7 Card Stud Low), 5-Card Stud, 5-Card Draw, Ace to Five Lowball (A-5 Lowball Triple Draw Poker), Deuce to Seven Lowball (2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Poker), Badugi (Tripe Draw Poker) - NEW: HORSE tables & tournaments plus Blackjack, Backgammon, Caribbean Stud, Video Poker games & a pretty cool Roulette as side games. You can play for 'play' or 'real' money and host your own tournament. Lots of tournaments, including really free Freerolls (no action points required) , Sit 'n' Go & Multi-Table with Limit, pot-limit, & no-limit options across a range of table stakes from $0.01/$0.02 to $30/$60. Satellite into most major live US and International poker events
POKER ROOM COMPETITION - THE FISH FACTOR
Carbon Poker is a great site to learn poker, to improve your play or to increase your bankroll. Lots of friendly & enthusiastic rookies joining all the time. As you can schedule your own tournaments you can be selective about who & when you play. Overall a safe, secure poker site with high integrity (they'll pay you out) & a great player experience.
CONTACT CARBON POKER
Company name: Carbon Poker is a trading name of CarbonPoker.com N.V. It's actually Australian owned, despite the Curacao company registration
Network: Play at CarbonPoker.com is powered by the Merge Gaming Network (a specialist digital gaming platform that is expanding rapidly with new poker brands currently in migration)
Established: online since 2005, but launched as a new poker brand in 2007.
web site: https://secure.carbonpoker.com
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Updated: 3 November 2014
CARBON POKER BONUSES AND PLAYER PROMOTIONS
New Player Bonuses and Offers at CarbonPoker.com:
Deposit $25, get $50 free. Any game. Any time. Claim an initial deposit bonus of 200% to $5000 at Carbon Poker Use bonus code: CARBONPK E.G.: if you deposit $2,500 you automatically get $5 in free cash every time you accumulate 750 VIP points (150 VIP Pts for every $1).
Member rewards at Carbon Poker:
Super Bowl XLIX Pick the winner of a 2014 Monday Night Football game, then dominate on the poker table. The winner of the Super Bowl Championship Freeroll gets two tickets to Super XLIX in Arizona plus $2,000 in cash, with lots of sports bets to be won along the way.
Re-up Bonus 100% to $2,000, min deposit $50 Bonus Code OPSPK
Sit & Go Leaderboard - Competitive Sit & Go 6-Max and Full Ring tables - work your way up the ladder - turn $1.10 into $250 runs 1st to 15th of every month.
Two-A-Days Mini endurance challenge - earn 2 VIP points every day to enter a $1000 freeroll
Happy Hour double the VIP Points on all action Wed, Thu & Fri 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM server time.
Free Seats to Sunday Big Ticket - Earn 100 VIP points in the preceding week for a free ticket
FREEROLLS !!! Fun free tournament poker...
$40K in free cash tournaments each month, 5 $200's daily
- really free - no points reqd - or for a few VIP points enter
What we LIKE about Carbon Poker
1. A great poker room for beginners, nice pace, good action - and in general more friendly
players and support crew. Cool side games too.
2. FREEROLLS, 2-3 hourly 24x7 with prizes ranging from $50 to $10K
3. Look and feel. Original, well paced gameplay with nonflashy graphics.
4. The game choice - wow! The pros recommend variety to keep you learning and Carbon
Poker is the site to get it. Razz, Badugi...even Euchre and Backgammon!
5. New payment methods online all the time - FoneLinx (esp for US players), PIN debit &
Moneybookers (Skrill) are recent additions
What we DO NOT LIKE about Carbon Poker
1. Traffic off peak is sometimes slow, especially is you want to play for higher stakes. This is
improving considerably though as US players are still accepted at this poker room, and it's
a great site to learn poker, so player numbers are growing fast.
2. No Aussies or Singaporeans can play at CarbonPoker.com
Overall Rating of Carbon Poker
Carbon Poker's software is simple, stylish and pretty special - somehow the whole card room has a boutique, friendly feel to it compared to many "big brand" generic poker sites. Unique play features like 'All in show downs' and 'Deal it Twice'
add some fun as you follow play - just like on TV!
NOTE: All game times are CarbonPoker.com Server Time (the equivalent of GMT -5, ET-1)
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• Play Money Sng's from $250 to $50,000
• Turbo High Stake x 6 Handed from $110 to $330
• Super Turbo x 6 Handed from $5 to $500
Players cannot join Carbon Poker from: The UK, Australia, France, Belgium, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Netherlands, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Slovakia
Player review of Carbon Poker October 2014. Many USA and International poker players welcome. Safe, stylish online poker with very cool play features CarbonPoker.com