Burn Poker

If you are new to online poker you might become a bit lost when it comes to finding an online poker room and setting up an account. Here is a walk through for new players:

The first thing you need to do is decide which online poker room is right for you. You'll need to find a poker room that has a long standing reputation, such as PokerStars, and also offers a quality game and software. Make sure you spend some time reading the reviews on this site of the different poker rooms in order to find a room that works for you. If a bonus is important then you'll also need to make sure that the room you choose offers a good bonus program.

Once you've chosen the online room that you want to play in you'll need to download the software which is always free and a quick. After downloading the poker room software onto your computer you'll be able to visit the poker room lobby which is where you can set up your account.

After creating your account you can either start playing for free with play money or register for a real money account by making your first deposit. There are always dozens of options for depositing money into your account. There are different options for different countries and I'm sure they'll have a method that you can use. The easiest methods are credit cards or eChecks.

Depending which method you used to deposit money into your account you will be able to play almost instantly. Most rooms have filters which you can use to narrow down the list of tournaments or regular table games. Once you're sitting down at the table everything is self-explanatory with regards to Call, Raise or Fold. It doesn't take long at all for a new poker player to get set-up online and start playing. The entire process can be completed within minutes which is one of the reasons online poker is so popular.

Latest Poker News

  • Ongame Poker Network Closing Down on Oct. 15 - September 28th, 2016
  • As another sign that the poker boom is long gone, the Ongame Poker Network (NYX) will officially close down on October 15. Some of the skins that currently operate on Ongame will move to other networks, but the actual network and company will shut down for good. Ongame quickly became one of the most-successful poker Read more…

  • Chris Moneymaker HOF Nominee? Negreanu Doesn’t Think So - September 19th, 2016
  • Many consider Chris Moneymaker to be the face of the Poker Boom, which started after the former accountant won the 2003 WSOP Main Event. So it’s little surprise that he was voted as one of the 10 nominees for the 2016 Poker Hall of Fame class. But is he deserving of a spot in the Read more…

  • David Einhorn Buys 4 Million Shares in PokerStars, Amaya - September 13th, 2016
  • Ever since David Baazov and Amaya Gaming purchased PokerStars in 2014, the company has been widely discussed on the stock market. Baazov may be gone from the company, but PokerStars/Amaya are still very much alive on the market. And Greenlight Capital CEO David Einhorn has decided to purchase 3.96 million shares of the company. This Read more…

  • Poker Pro Ted Forrest Wanted for Bad Checks - September 6th, 2016
  • Police have issued a warrant for poker pro Ted Forrest, who’s accused of theft and writing bad checks. The 6-time WSOP champion is charged with two felonies, including writing and passing a check without sufficient funds with the intent to defraud and theft. A complaint filed with the Las Vegas Justice Court names William Edward Read more…

  • Aussie Millions Breaks Ties with PokerStars - August 29th, 2016
  • For the past few years, Aussie Millions has been in partnership with PokerStars. But the long-time tournament has announced that their deal with PokerStars has ended, and they’ll go back to being a standalone event. This news coincides with PokerStars’ announcement that their regional tours will disband, with every live tournament stop now being part Read more…