GrosvenorCasinos.com/Poker - Bonus and Promotions
GrosvenorCasinos/poker offers 100% up to £500 on your first deposit. There’s also a very competitive awards scheme. As you play you will pick up special “KO Points” which can be redeemed for cash bonuses, seats into GUKPT qualifiers, huge freerolls, live tournament entry and sponsorship packages, as well as gifts and merchandise
Conclusion: Only place to qualify for the GUKPT
As well as operating over 30 land-based casinos around the UK, Grosvenor, owned by the Rank Group PLC, runs the hugely popular Grosvenor UK Poker Tour at their venues. This means that, because they have a PLC behind them, your money’s super-safe and also that it’s the only place to qualify for the GUKPT, which aims to bring big tournaments with great structures to venues near you. For its 2013 season alone, the GUKPT offered a whopping £1.75m in guaranteed prize money.
GrosvenorCasinos/Poker is a skin of the iPoker network, a vast network of over 20 different skins that collectively share one of the biggest player pools in the poker industry. That means you’ll never be waiting long for a game, and it also means that they can offer a wider choice of poker variants, as well as tournaments with big guaranteed prize pools.
The site offers tournaments with guaranteed prize pools ranging from £400 to the Sunday $250k. There are also plenty of satellites to big live events. Games offered are Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Omaha Hi-Lo, Seven-Card Stud, Seven-Card Stud Hi-Lo and Five-Card Stud.
Grosvenor also offers special SnG Jackpot tables, where, should you win the required number of tournaments in a row, you're in line for huge cash bonuses.
Conclusion: The guys behind the GUKPT and the Vic take their expertise online
Playtech, the software that runs across the entire iPoker network, is constantly being refined and updated so it remains at the cutting edge. This includes fully resizable tables for multi-tabling up to 12 tables at once, auto-top up, and a quick-seat option. Graphics are kept simple in favour of smooth flowing gameplay and the lobbies are intuitive and easily navigable.
Conclusion: Playtech software ahd long been at the forefront in online poker
Because it’s a site favoured by Europeans, peak hours are roughly between 7pm and 12pm UK time. As of March 2013, peak hours were garnering around 10,000 ring-game players and 55,000 tournament players.
Conclusion: Good traffic, plenty of soft players