Unibet Poker review
Unibet Poker is an independent poker room that used to be the flagship of the Microgaming network (MPN), but in 2014 it began its independent way on the poker market. The brand of Unibet has a long history and the bookmaker's office of the site is its main branch. Unibet Poker is focused on players from Scandinavian countries and Great Britain. The room is focused on recreational players and all the games in Unibet Poker room are played in euros.
Unibet Poker software
Unibet Poker has got its own unique soft where the "animated" design prevails. The productivity of the software is characterized by high speed, functionality and by comfort in learning. You can play on Unibet Poker from a personal computer, a mobile device and directly from the browser. Since the room is focused on beginners, it doesn’t allow using any statistics collecting programs and other supportive software. The functional of the room doesn’t retain your hand history but you can request it from the support service for analyzing and improving your game.
You will not be able to select a seat at the table and the table itself, since the function of automatic seating at the random table is implemented at the Unibet Poker cash-tables. The player can choose only a desired limit and a discipline.
At the moment, Unibet Poker takes the 14th place in the PokerScout site ranking. The average number of players at the cash-tables is about 1 000 people and the total number of online-players at peak times can reach 4 000. The peak time is in the evening by European time or from 20:00 to 00:00 by Moscow. Most of the playing field consists of amateurs from Western Europe.
Unibet Poker limits and games
Unibet Poker offers the players three formats of cash-games: traditional Hold'em, Omaha and also Banzai (the name of the All-in or Fold format, the max buy-in for the table - 10 big blinds). The minimum limit in the room is 0,02 / 0,04€ (NL4) and the maximum one is 2/4€ (NL400). Not so long ago, the maximum limit in the room was NL800 but the management decided to put it away due to the concern for recreational players.
In recent times, the management of Unibet Poker has paid serious attention to the tournaments in its room. Thus, last autumn the schedule of daily and Sunday tournaments was changed significantly and the guarantees were increased considerably. And at the end of February 2018 the first-ever online series on Unibet Poker, called UOS (Unibet Online Series), began. The guarantee of the series is 300 000€, the tournaments are held in three different categories: Nano, Low, High. The minimum buy-in starts from 0,25€ and the maximum one is 100€.
The daily schedule of tournaments on Unibet Poker is suitable for any bankroll, because the buy-ins start from 0,50€ and the entry to the most expensive everyday tournaments is 50€. The most expensive tournament of the room - Sunday Supernova with a guarantee of 20 000€ and a buy-in of 100€ - takes place every Sunday.
Unibet Poker is the organizer of popular series of live tournaments called Unibet Open, which takes place regularly in different European cities. In the lobby of Unibet Poker you will be able to find satellites on this series every day. The buy-ins in this competitions start from 0,01€ and buy-in of the direct satellite is 250€, where you can play for the participant’s package of the 2 000€ Main Event of the series.
The rake structure
Rake at micro-limits of Unibet Poker is the lowest on the market and it is 1% on NL4 and 3% on NL10. The room charges the rake only when players see the flop.
Unibet Poker rake table:
Deposit and cash-out methods
Unibet Poker supports all the most prevalent methods for depositing and withdrawing the funds:
- Bank card (withdrawal to MasterCard is not possible);
If you make a deposit not in euros, then you will be charged a 2,5% commission.
Unibet Poker VIP-system and bonuses
Unibet Poker doesn’t provide a rakeback in the traditional sense. Taken into account the focus on recreational players, there is a system of tasks by doing which the players get bonus points. For example, get two clubs at the cash-tables. You can exchange bonus points for money or tournament tickets in a VIP-shop, every 100 bonus points are equal to 1€.
Bonus Shop on Unibet Poker
By fulfilling the Unibet Open tasks, players can get up to 30% of the rakeback. It consists of cash-tickets, tournament tickets and direct cash-bonuses.
Unibet Poker offers its new players a 200€ bonus for registration. This bonus doesn’t depend on the size of your deposit and it is paid in five parts that is 25% of the cashback.
The player is given 60 days to clear the bonus. Besides the 200€ welcome bonus, new players of Unibet Poker get 4 tickets for weekly freerolls for new players with a guarantee of 500€.