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Bodog Poker Review

Bodog Poker Room Review

Summary

Player Traffic8.6/10
Player Quality8.1/10
Software8/10
Bonuses and Promotions9/10
Customer Support8/10


Overall Rating: 83%



Sign-up Bonus: 100% up to $1000
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Bodog Poker History

Bodog Poker is definitely a poker room unlike any other and takes a totally unique approach to online poker. Following numerous Bodog rebrands, the addition of a music label, and an MMA program, now this edgy online poker room has licensees serving Bodog poker worldwide. Bodog Poker has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to online poker and your membership on their site will let you ride their coattails into the future.

Bodog Poker Player Traffic 8.8/10

Bodog's traffic has been regularly increasing thanks to the many online poker rooms no longer accepting US players. While US players cannot technically play at Bodog, they can play at its sister site, Bovada Poker. Players from both sites can coexist on the same network and play against each other. There are only a few online poker rooms that still accept US players and they have been gradually taking over a US market that is hungry for poker. The majority of player traffic is concentrated at the Hold'em tables and off peak you will be hard pressed to find anything but Hold'em to play.

Bodog Poker Quality of Players 8.5/10

While Bodog's traffic levels are impressive, that does not necessarily mean they have a lot of good, skilled poker players. In fact, Bodog specifically caters to recreational players, shunning the online pros that make up so much of the traffic of other sites.

The lower stakes tables are the most popular and the play there is very loose. This means that an experienced gambler can find profitable tables with a good, wide selection. Tournaments and Sit'n'Gos are about the same, so players can expect a bumpy ride, but in the long run, the site is very profitable. But do be careful as you never know when you're going to run into another shark in this site full of fish.

Bodog Poker Games Offered

 
Limit
Pot Limit
No Limit
Scheduled
Tournaments
Sit'n'go
Tournaments
Texas Hold'em
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Omaha
Yes
Yes
Yes 
Yes 
Yes
Omaha Hi/Lo
Yes
Yes
Yes 
Yes
Yes
7 Card Stud
Yes
 
Yes
7 Card Stud Hi/Lo
Yes
 
 
Yes

Bodog Poker Software 8/10

The proprietary software Bodog uses is definitely among the best in the online gambling business. The overall look is clean and slick, and it has a number of customizable options. Their futuristic feel lends to the high stakes atmosphere, and the software is stable enough to allow for easy multi-tabling and a nifty picture in picture tool that makes switching between games even easier. Bodog has also upgraded their interface and its search filters to give players the ability to quickly and easily locate their favorite tables. With so many generic and clunky poker rooms on the market right now, Bodog's futuristic and functional appeal will certainly not go unnoticed. If there is any one feature that should catch your attention, this is it.

Bodog Poker Bonuses and Promotions 9/10

Bodog Poker doesn't necessarily have the massive bonuses that some other sites offer, but their four-figure welcome bonus is nothing to scoff at. They do have a number of promotions ongoing, including a great sign up bonus that does not require a bonus code. To take full advantage of the sign up bonus, players have 60 days to earn 10 points per $1 credited. This frees up their bonus immediately (in $10 increments) for play and regular players can clear this quite quickly.

There are also new player freerolls and exclusive tournaments that can only be entered using your player points. There are even special bad beat bonuses, and royal flush bonuses, and a standard referral bonus. With all of these opportunities available at the same time, taking advantage of the bonuses is a great way to come out ahead in the long run at Bodog Poker.

Bodog Poker Customer Support 8/10

Bodog's high level of customer support and security is the product of a long running sportsbook. They have had a good reputation since 1994, so they take security very seriously with good encryption on their software, and their high standard of customer service has not gone unnoticed in the gaming industry either.

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