Winamax Poker review
Winamax Poker is an independent European poker room that is focused on the poker amateurs from EU countries. At the French market this poker room outstrips the traffic of local PokerStars branch and it is an undisputed leader in France. The room passed all the necessary administrative inspections and it has a license of French gambling regulator. All kind of the games are carried out in euro.
Earlier it was necessary for the registration in the room to give your own bank code IBAN that corresponds to the European Union standards. Since 2018 this requirement became unnecessary and now it is enough to have an account of a Skrill payment system for the registration and to send to the support service the screenshots that confirm your account belongs to you.
Note: after the registration you will have exactly one month to send all the necessary documents that confirm your identity and bank account.
These are the necessary documents for account verification at Winamax in 2018:
- Identity authentication: passport, foreign passport, driver license (your name and surname should be written in Latin letters);
- Bank account/ Skrill account confirmation: IBAN code or screenshots from your Skrill wallet.
You can send your document for the Winamax account verification both through the client and e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Winamax Poker software
Winamax has a unique proprietary designed poker client that almost doesn’t concede the largest poker room client. The soft is intuitively comprehensible and simple-to-learn.
Winamax Poker lobby
There are available versions for the PC, mobile devices and also there is possibility to play from the browser (without a client installation). The poker tracking statistical soft is permitted by Winamax Poker: Holdem Manager and Poker Tracker.
According to the PokerScout site data, now Winamax is ranked 4th in the world in the traffic. The average online at the cash-tables is 3 000 players and the total daily online exceed 10 000 players. At the peak times (the Europe time evening and weekends) 15 000 players can be online.
Winamax Poker limits and games
Winamax Poker cash-games
The minimum cash-games limits at Winamax Poker is 0,01/0,02€ (NL2), and maximum is 10/20€ (NL2k). There are also Short Track tables with a maximum table buy-in of 5 big blinds, the highest limit is 25/50€. The play is carried out in a 5-max and 9-max format (6-max table are absent). 9-max table game is formed to €1/2 limit.
Winamax Poker cash-table (5-max)
Winamax Poker tournaments
Winamax positions itself as the main French tournament platform. The buy-ins in the Winamax Poker tournaments start from €1, and the maximum buy-in in the regular tournaments is €300. The large tournament series with a million euros guarantees are regularly carried out at Winamax Poker. These tournaments maximum buy-ins can reach €1 000.
Winamax Poker has become a founder of the popular format of lottery 3-max hyper-turbo SnG. These tournaments are called here as Expresso.
The limits start from €1, the maximum limit is €200 and the jackpot is €1 000 000.
Winamax Poker rake
The Winamax Poker rake is above the average and is associated with the peculiarities of a French legislation. The Winamax Poker cash-tables rake is 6,5%. CAP on the limits to 0,10/0,20€ is 1,5€ and depends on the players number in the pot.
The Winamax Poker rake structure
Winamax Poker methods for the deposit and cash-out
Winamax supports all the popular European payment systems for the deposit and cash-outs:
- Visa – minimum deposit is €15
- Skrill – minimum deposit is €15
- Paysafecard – minimum deposit is €10
Winamax Poker bonuses and VIP-system
Winamax Poker suggests their players 100% bonus for the first deposit up to €500. This bonus is given in 5 equal parts and the players have 90 days to clear it.
Winamax Poker rakeback is from 10% to 40% without including the regular promotions (rake races, leaderboards, reload-bonuses).
Winamax Poker VIP-system consists of 12 levels (6 monthly and 6 annual).
Winamax Poker monthly levels
Winamax Poker annual VIP-statuses
Note: the statuses are based on the results of the past 12 months rather than a calendar year.
All the players with the Red Diamond status receive the invitations to Winamax live tournaments finals: Winamax Poker Open and Winamax Poker Tour.
Register on Winamax Poker today and begin to play in a weak European pool on favorable terms.