America’s Cardroom, formerly Doyles Room, the site endorsed by poker legend Doyle Brunson, is a poker room on the Winning Poker Network, and one that, as the name suggests, still accepts American players. In fact, it’s geared primarily towards American players, which means that banking options, so limited for American-facing sites due to financial restrictions, are a lot better than most, with deposits able to be made via Visa, Western Union or MoneyGram. Withdrawals are fastest via prepaid debit card, but can also be made via cheque, MoneyGram or Western Union.
There’s a decent choice of cash games, including Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha Hi/Lo, 7 Card Stud, 7 Card Stud Hi/Lo and 32 Card Draw and the tournament schedule is good, particularly for the limited US market with many guaranteed tournaments on offer, as well as freerolls and satellites to land-based events. Opposition seems to be pretty fishy across the board.
Conclusion: The top destination for American players
Bonus and Promotions
There’s a good range of promotions and freerolls, a competitive VIP programme and this is one of the few sites out there offering you the chance to get rich quick via a bad beat jackpot. The sign-up bonus is 100% up to $1000, which will also get you into all the weekly $250 New Depositor Freerolls for the month you deposit.
Conclusion: Healthy bonuses and some tasty freerolls
The site uses Yatahay software which eschews flashy graphics for simple smooth functionality, and, with cascading multi-tabling, resizable tables, notes and hand histories, there’s everything you need here. It’s a smooth interface that looks good and has some nice features that you don’t get at other sites, such as the opportunity to straddle on cash games.
Conclusion: Simple but effective software, with plenty of features designed with poker players in mind.
America’s Cardroom is a middling in terms of traffic, but it’s good for the US market, and you should be able to find a wide variety of games on offer, especially at peak times, and thanks to its decent offering of guaranteed prize pool, traffic is growing by the day.
Conclusion: Good traffic for the US market