Sky Poker Review

Sky Poker is the number 1 rated online poker room for players in the UK. You will be able to find between 2000 and 5000 UK poker players seated at the tables at peak hours of operation. You can see how many players are currently online by visiting the website. The number of people that are signed on and the number of people that are seated is available on the homepage.

You will be able to compete against all of your friends. There is a Find A Player option where you can look up other players' screen names so you can play at the same table or in the same tournament.

Getting started is simple. Click on the Register Now link to start the process. You will need to enter you date of birth, first and last name, email address and phone number. You will also need to enter you House number and the UK postcode before you can get to the account settings.

When you reach step 2 in the registration, you will need to create a Used ID (between 6 and 12 characters long), a PIN (between 4 and 6 chars), as well as a security question. You can choose to accept the free offers & promotions or you can opt out if you choose. If you were referred by a friend, you can enter in your friend's user id.

Finally, you can set up your deposit and payment settings. The Debit and Credit Cards offered include Visa, Mastercard, Visa Debit, Visa Electron, Solo, Laser and Maestro. The e-Wallet options are Paypal, Skrill MoneyBookers and Neteller. You can also choose to do a Bank Transfer.

Sky Poker Live TV

One of the great features at Sky Poker is the Live TV feed that you can view online for free. You can watch the best hands of the week or look at the tips in the Poker Clinic. The live show goes through the some of the best and worst decisions made and what should have been done differently.

You can also see the latest poker news and the tournaments that will begin soon at Sky Poker. In addition to that, the hosts will also have interviews with some of the best poker pros in the UK. They will give you insights and tips that will help your game.

Poker School

If you are a beginner at online poker, you can learn from the best in the Poker School section of their website. They will teach you the basics such as hand rankings and general poker tips. There is a beginner's guide to Texas Hold'em and a top poker tips section to help you get ahead of the competition.

Poker Videos

In addition to the Poker School, you can view the Poker Videos section of the website where the experts will let you know how to approach those tricky hands such as small poker pairs, suited connectors, straight and flush draws, and much more.

There are also videos that will help you with other basics such as playing the blinds, positioning, pot odds, and when you should raise or fold your hand.

Sky Poker New Player Rewards

New players can receive a 200% deposit bonus up to £500. In addition to that, you can receive £10 completely free and receive entry into £1500 of Freerolls. Terms and conditions apply.

To receive these promotions, open an account and enter the promo code <b>POKER</b> during the registration (Step 2 of registration). The £10 free is allowed to be used in the tournaments of your choice.

You must earn the 200% first deposit bonus up to £500 (on deposit of £250) over the first 30 days after you make your initial deposit. The bonus will be released in increments of £10 at a time. You will need to earn 250 poker points in order to be credited with the £10, which will be credited within 72 hours of reaching this threshold.

You will be allowed to enter the £500 New Player Freeroll which takes place once weekly every Monday at 7pm. There is also a £1000 First Depositor Freeroll which takes place once weekly every Thursday at 7pm.

Sky Poker Offers & Promotions

The current promotions that are offered by Sky Poker include the Golden Tickets, the Poker Premiership, and the Summer UKOPS.

The Golden Tickets can be played by entering the promo code TICKET in the My Account section of the poker site. There is a total prize pool of £5000. The first prize winner will receive £500 and the next five places will receive £100. You will earn a ticket for every Poker Point that you earn (max 50 per day).

The Poker Premiership can be entered by using the promo code TEAM. You will be randomly assigned one of six coloured teams. You and your team will play five "matches" against the other teams. The top 20 places on the winning team will win a share of £500.

The UKOPS is offering £116,000 in guaranteed prizes. This event will take place between 23rd - 26th August 2013. The schedules and prizes can be found on the website.