Bovada Poker Room Review
The Bovada Poker room is a U.S. player serving off-shoot created in 2011from the Bodog brand of online gaming. Bovada has the benefit years of expertise in the online poker industry through Bodog, and like Bodog, Bovada players have access to the casino, sportsbook and racebook at any time.
Dealing exclusively with U.S. players, Bovada must go the extra mile to ensure the easiest route for players cashing out or depositing onto the site. Customer service is available by email or telephone and usually handles any issues in a timely manner. The customer service staff seems courteous and knowledgeable.
Security is at a high level with SSL encryption and anti-collusion and anti-fraud concerns at the top of the list of concerns for Bovada. Despite being a new poker room, Bovada carries Bodog’s reputation of fair and safe play for over 16 years.
Play on Bovada Poker tables is completely anonymous with no way to record any information about an opponent. This keeps the games on a more even keel where table image doesn’t go beyond the current game. Play level in general is weak, especially at micro levels, but good players can be found at higher stakes games.
The poker room offers a wide selection of cash games, sit-and-go tournaments and mutli-table tournaments in numerous poker variants including; Omaha High/Low, Omaha, 7-Card Stud and Texas Holdem. Bovada guarantees $4 million every month multi-table action and has buy-ins for most bankrolls.
Mobile poker is not offered in the Bovada Poker room, only in the sportsbook.
Live betting is available only in the sportbook.