which online poker site would you recommend for someone in the US

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daLOCKSMITH PM daLOCKSMITH
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Posted: 8/16/2010 6:33:44 PM
I have played on partypoker back in the day and I would like to get back into the mix.  Which sites should I avoid and which would you recommend?  The only issue I have is that I have a mac.  Thanks in advance for any feedback


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Posted: 8/16/2010 7:13:51 PM
Stars and Full Tilt accept U.S. players, have Mac software, and are high traffic. Check it.
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Posted: 8/16/2010 10:26:45 PM
how legit is online poker nowadays...do i need to worry about bots and cheats and things of that nature?
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Posted: 8/16/2010 11:27:00 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by daLOCKSMITH:

how legit is online poker nowadays...do i need to worry about bots and cheats and things of that nature?


uh oh here we go



MrGlue PM MrGlue
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Posted: 8/17/2010 9:08:13 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by daLOCKSMITH:

how legit is online poker nowadays...do i need to worry about bots and cheats and things of that nature?


If there is money on the line then some one is cheating...

That being said, I think the "major" sites are pretty legit. Bots and collusion will always be a problem but I don't think it's a rampant as some people believe. I don't think bots make a game unbeatable, and I think most cheaters (collusion) still wind up being losing players (or get caught).

Just make sure to get some tracking software so, if you find that you have been cheated, you'll have actual proof.
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Posted: 8/17/2010 2:47:19 PM
what tracking software would you recommend?
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Posted: 8/18/2010 11:24:12 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by electricladylnd:



uh oh here we go





this subject just never ends does it?
MrGlue PM MrGlue
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Posted: 8/19/2010 10:59:24 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by daLOCKSMITH:

what tracking software would you recommend?


I use Poker Tracker 3 although I hear good things about Hold'em Manager. Not sure if they run on Mac however.

I think Mac has Poker Co-pilot...
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Posted: 8/29/2010 11:28:38 PM

I have cashed out a few times on pokerstars site, no problems.

I also like bodog, they have sit and go's that pay 1st to 5th place.

I play blackjack at absolute they have the only .10cent blackjack games I have seen.

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Posted: 9/4/2010 1:17:08 AM
poker stars is the best customer service is great i allways get an email back 15 to 25 min.. full tilt sucks if u email thier service department hopefully u get an email back at all
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Posted: 9/4/2010 1:20:07 AM
all so i have gotten at least 50 to 75 withdraws over the last 4 years no problemo ..some for a decent amount of .......5 to 7 days after my reqest its in my account
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Posted: 9/12/2010 1:15:58 AM
Poker stars better  customer  service

FT has rakeback.

If you sign up for FT YOU MUST GET RAKEBACK.



Rickey-B-Rickey PM Rickey-B-Rickey
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Posted: 9/16/2010 9:38:21 AM
Stars is my favorite for the great variety of non hold'em tables spread at all times of the day.

2nd is Full Tilt
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Posted: 9/19/2010 1:14:01 PM

Stars is fine   Easy to deposit/Withdrawl and Customer service is Very Good as well

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Posted: 9/22/2010 2:17:49 PM
FullTilt has by far the best set up.  If you like action Rush Poker is awesome.  That beig said I havent played online in a couple of months now, due to the horrific beats that I was taking.  Just made it not fun even when I was winning.  FTOPS events are lots of fun, but I tend to make my $$$ playing heads up poker.
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gamble04 PM gamble04
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Posted: 11/29/2010 7:33:13 AM
definetly play at pokerstars
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Posted: 12/29/2010 1:40:54 PM
i would suggest feltstars   they even take discover cards   reefer poker merged with them
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Posted: 12/29/2010 2:27:49 PM
my suggestion dont put your money in anything that is not regulated your are getting ripped off believe me
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Posted: 12/29/2010 3:17:41 PM
Id play FT with rakeback until your roll supports play at 200nl and up.  Then make theshift to stars.  Stars has no rakeback and the rewards system isnt really equitable until you are playing 200nl+ 


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Posted: 12/29/2010 3:20:49 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by daLOCKSMITH:

what tracking software would you recommend?


PT3 and HEM perform roughly the same function.  The trick is being able to understand the metrics and extrapolate proper conclusions from them.  Try out both on their trials and see which heads up display works better for you. 


Here is a helpful article on setting up you screen display and interpreting stats. 

BOL.



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Posted: 12/30/2010 2:21:22 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by TomasW1979:

Id play FT with rakeback until your roll supports play at 200nl and up.  Then make theshift to stars.  Stars has no rakeback and the rewards system isnt really equitable until you are playing 200nl+ 





thanks pro im glad im not the only one playing 500 1k nl and normal shi t like that lolllllllllllllllllllllllllll
TomasW1979 PM TomasW1979
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Posted: 12/30/2010 3:10:05 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by cyalx:




thanks pro im glad im not the only one playing 500 1k nl and normal shi t like that lolllllllllllllllllllllllllll


Huh?  I cant tell if youre knocking me or what.  As far as I can tell folks on this forum are losing players.  Im just trying to offer my 2c to assist them in beating the game. 

Pro?  No. 

Winning player?  Yep. 

Do you relly play 500nl or is that you being facetious? My grind game is 200 plo8.  Happy to discuss constructive issues with open minded players who want to beat the game, not interested in a thread with shortsighted nits. 

Which one are you?  




TomasW1979 PM TomasW1979
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Posted: 12/30/2010 3:13:12 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by cyalx:




thanks pro im glad im not the only one playing 500 1k nl and normal shi t like that lolllllllllllllllllllllllllll


Ok so after re-reading I realize you may not be familiar with standard poker terminology. 

200nl does NOT mean 200-400 blinds. 

200nl refers to the standard 100 BB buy in for 1-2 DOLLAR nl. 

This is the standard nomenclature for poker.  Just thought I should clarify. 


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Posted: 12/30/2010 11:04:26 AM
Feltstars.com has no malicious software that is snuffed the way all your other sites up to and including cake poker do, by good anti-malwar software.  If you are looking for good no visible, no access, no read, no write protection for programs, foders, files, drives and all that garbage go to http://www.newsoftwares.net  This garbage even has stealth mode and can block devices, ports, and your recovery partition.  Pretty good stuff.
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