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bwin Poker Review

The bwin group may be most familiar to sports betting fans, they are the sponsors of Real Madrid Football Club, AC Milan Football Club and also sponsor numerous MotoGP races throughout Europe. They are also one of the world’s largest sports betting companies. bwin now operates one of the world’s biggest online poker networks and at peak times gets up to 45000 users online simultaneously. They guarantee monthly prize pots totalling more than $15million so you will find plenty of good action here.

The bwin Group was founded in 1997 and is a global leading gaming company with over 20 million registered customers in more than 25 core markets. The holding company, bwin Interactive Entertainment AG is listed in the ATX on the Vienna Stock Exchange. bwin runs its operations and holds its betting and casino licences out of Gibraltar.

Bonus & Promotions

Bwin offer all new players a 100% bonus up to $1000 on your first deposit.

Games, Limits and Tournaments

bwin Poker offers a range of games including: Texas Hold’em, Seven Card Stud, Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo, Omaha, Omaha Hi/Lo and Five Card Draw. Players can choose their stakes from Fixed Limit, Pot Limit or No Limit tables. You will also find Sit & Go scheduled tournaments which begin as soon as a table is completely occupied. Games are played speedily so you won’t be left hanging around for long.


bwin Poker is part of the Ongame network which is the 5th largest in the world so there is no shortage of players, plus you will find many sports betting fans getting involved in the poker action. Real money players throughout October 2009 show 5500 ring game players at peak hours and 15000+ tournament players at peak hours.

Software and Features

The graphics are second to none at bwin. bwin Poker can be played using the Windows Poker Client, Java Poker Client or the Mobile Poker Client. You will see additional features on the Windows Client such as statistics and a mini table function. The Java Client can be used to play poker on computers running Windows, Mac OS and Linux. Mobile Client allows players to play cash games from their mobile phones. The extensive line up is rounded off with stylish avatars, a quick seating function, private tables and multi tables.

Online and Live Poker Events

At bwin Poker, you will find ongoing promotions and events throughout the year both online and offline. Popular tournaments include ChampionChip, The Grand, Big Bounty, The Big Deal and the $100,000 Freeroll. Offline events for new players include qualifiers for PokerIsland, the World Series of Poker (WSOP), the Aussie Millions plus many more events on the World Poker Series Tour giving players the opportunity to experience all the action live. bwin also sponsor WPT Venice.

Bwin terms

Fixed Limit: Maximum stake is specified in advance

Pot Limit: Maximum stake is always the same as the current pot

No Limit: No maximum stake (player can go “All in” at any time)

Quick seating: Quick and easy start to the game

Private tables: A (private) tournament where friends get together to play

Multi-tables: The option to play at several tables at the same time

Freeroll: Free participation (= no entrance fee)

All in: Player wagers all of their current chips


To deposit, you can use: Visa, Visa Electron, MasterCard, Diners Club, NETeller, Moneybookers, Bank Transfer, ClickandBuy, Click2Play, PayPal, Freebet Card and Western Union.

To withdrawal, you can use: Visa, NETeller, Moneybookers, Bank Transfer, Western Union and Cheque (check)

Where to go for Help

bwin offers an excellent Customer Service support team, contactable via email from 08.00 until 24.00 (GMT +1)

Telephone Monday –Sunday 10.00 – 22.00 (GMT +1)

00350 200 47 196 (Poker)

00350 200 777 61 (Sports, Casino, Games)

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