Sky Poker

Sky PokerLaunched: 2007

Location: Based in Alderney, UK. Sky Betting & Gambling Headquarters in Leeds.

Licensed: Regulated by the UK Gambling Commission

Owner/Operator: Poker site carried out by Bonne Terre Limited, which is controlled by CVC Capital Partners (part of British Sky Broadcasting)

Customer Support: 24 hour online chat forum, phone and email

Card Games: Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Omaha Hi/Lo (all have No Limit and Pot Limit options).

Promotions: £10 free credit to spend when joining. Bonus of up to 200% of first deposit amount. Earn 10,000 Poker Points or more throughout the month and gain Priority status (access to promotions, special offers and competitions). Super 6 League (£100 to the top league player at the end of the month).  Sky Poker Rewards Loyalty Scheme.

Tournaments: Sunday Super Roller tournament with a guaranteed prize pool of £15k. Bounty Hunter £8k prize (Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat). Tuesday Turbo Open (£4k) and Wednesday Rebuy Open (£6k). Texas and Omaha Sit and Gos.

Software: Uses latest web technologies, quick and easy to install and use.

Payments: Deposits are not charged and funds are available immediately once cleared by the customer’s bank. Withdrawals to debit or credit cards take 2 to 5 bank working days to process. The minimum withdrawal amount is £10 and there’s no restriction on the amount you can withdraw per day.

Other info: One of the UK’s leading online poker rooms. However, still haven’t installed a bitcoin poker option or casino option. Check out if you are looking bitcoin options. Players can develop skills with Sky Poker’s Ambassador, Neil Channing, and pick up strategy tips from his blog ‘Channing Chips In’. Sky Poker has a mobile app, enabling users on the IOS platform to play poker on the go. Since 2007 Sky Poker had its own TV channel (from 2005-2015) which broadcasted live coverage of action at Sky Poker tables; it has now moved online to YouTube. Poker Academy provides a beginner’s guide and strategy advice for new players.


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