William Hill Poker
The William Hill site is a huge gambling site with sports betting, casino games, live casino, poker room, and bingo. William Hill is well known company throughout the United Kingdom, where it has been offering offline gambling since long before the advent of the internet.
Playing poker here
William Hill Poker is a part of the iPoker network, which is run by Playtech. Thus, the poker software used by William Hill comes from Playtech. One example of a popular feature are the anonymous poker tables, where no player aliases are shown.
You can play directly in your browser or download and install a poker client. Installing the client will give you access to more features and your playing will take up less bandwidth, and you can have up to 16 poker tables active simultaneously. You can even have 16 tables open in the same window, thanks to the minimize-feature. (Please note that your screen resolution must fulfill certain requirements for this to be possible)
The iPoker downloadable client was developed to work with Windows. There is no downloadable poker client available for Mac or Ubuntu.
Browser play is possible regardless of operative system, as long are your web browser can handle Flash. You can download a free Flash plug-in from Adobe.
At the time of writing, iPoker is #3 on the PokerScout list of poker rooms and poker networks with the most traffic to their cash game tables. For a while now, iPoker and Bodog have been taking turns holding this spot, both having their 7 day average for cash game play at around 1500 players.
Of course, if super heavy traffic is what you’re looking for, PokerStars is the place to chose. The current 7 day average for PokerStars cash game is 17,500 players, which gives PokerStars a wide margin down to #2 which is 888 Poker with a 7 day average around 2,500 cash game players.
Examples of available poker variants
- Texas Hold’em
- Omaha Hi
- Omaha Hi Low
- 7 Card Stud
- 5 Card Stud
At William Hill Poker, the fast poker is called Speed Poker and is available for both Texas Hold’em and Omaha.
- Since William Hill Poker is a part of the big iPoker network, there are plenty of tournament to chose among here, both scheduled ones and sit ‘n go tournaments. Most tournaments are Texas Hold’em or Omaha.
- William Hill Poker is one of the participants in the iPOPS tournament series online.
- One of the largest tournaments with a guaranteed prize pot at William Hill Poker is the Sunday Special with its $300k guarantee. The buy-in is $215 and plenty of satellites are available at William Hill Poker.
- William Hill Poker has synchronized tournament breaks, to make it easier for players to participate in several tournaments simultaneously.
You get a 200% welcome bonus on your first deposit to William Hill Poker, up to a maximum of €1,500.
Support staff is available 24/7 at William Hill. You can call, send an email or use the convenient live chat.
UK free phone #: 0800 014 9470 (calls to this phone number are now free even from mobile phones)
International freephone #: +800 3551 3551
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Live chat: Click on the live chat link on the William Hill Poker site to open a window for live chat
Examples of transaction methods accepted by William Hill:
William Hill plc has its roots in a sports book launched in the UK back in 1934. The company is also one of the pioneers of online betting – they accepted their first online bet in 1998. Today, William Hill is very active both online and offline. There are numerous William Hill betting shops scattered across the United Kingdom, while the online site have members from over 175 different countries.
William Hill plc has been listed in the London Stock Exchange since 2002.
The William Hill site is operated by WHG (International) Limited, a company registered in Gibraltar. This company has a UK gambling license from the UK Gambling Commission (Number: 000-039225 R-319373-001) for customers in Great Britain, and is licensed by the Gibraltar Government and regulated by the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner (RGL no. 034 & 042) for customers outside Great Britian. William Hill is a registered I.B.A.S. bookmaker.