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Published: 31st December 2013 Written by Promotion Poker
Updated: 9th January 2024

best poker sites 2013Five of the best online poker sites compared with a breakdown summary of the poker bonuses, software, features, promotions, poker games and traffic.

We compare 888poker, PokerStars, PartyPoker, iPoker Network sites and Bodog/Bovada to help players decide where to play poker online in 2014.

Online Poker has had many changes since Black Friday with many poker sites suffering major traffic losses with no USA poker players.

Finally poker is being regulated in certain USA states such as New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware with more to following in 2014.

PartyPoker and 888Poker have dominated the USA poker market while PokerStars has been suspended for up to two years.

Best Poker Sites 2013

We’ve compiled a list of online poker sites you should be playing at in 2014, all poker rooms are among the top 10 poker sites online.

We rate these sites in the following order based on what promotions they offer players,  playability of their poker software and availability to countries around the World.

  1. 888poker
  2. PartyPoker
  3. PokerStars
  4. iPoker Network
  5. Bodog/Bovada

See the poker site comparison below with all the features and basic information for each poker site.


888 poker888poker is the best choice for online poker with software available for just about every platform with all the favorite new poker games.

New players get a free 888 poker bonus when signing up with no deposit required to claim.

888Poker have won EGR Best Poker Operator of the Year for three consecutive years.

Download 888 Poker

Poker Bonus
Free Poker CashNew players get a 888 Poker Free $88 Bonus, no deposit needed.
Deposit BonusDouble your deposited amount up to $600.
Software Features
Poker AppCompatible with iPhone, iPad and Android devices.
Fast Fold PokerPlay Snap Poker, 888pokers new fast fold poker game.
Poker Games
Live Event SatellitesWSOP & WSOPE
Promotions$10,000 freerolls
Poker Traffic
WorldwideWorldwide players accepted including regulated markets.
USAWSOP Nevada & New Jersey, Delaware Park.


party pokerPartyPoker the former number one poker site has opened up to the regulated USA poker market and are currently the biggest legal New Jersey poker site.

The new PartyPoker software offers some unique features similar to what Zynga Poker and social poker apps offer.

Download Party Poker

Poker Bonus
Free Poker CashLimited time promos $10 free bonus
Deposit Bonus100% first deposit bonus up to $500
Software Features
Poker AppCompatible for iPhone, iPad and Android
Fast Fold PokerFastforward Poker
Poker Games
Live Event SatellitesWPT satellites & WSOP
PromotionsAchievement Rewards, Poker Missions
Poker Traffic
WorldwideAvailable in regulated markets
USAParty Borgata NJ


pokerstarsPokerStars is the biggest online poker site with more traffic than any other poker site.

All the popular poker games are available on several platforms including mobile devices.

PokerStars would have ranked higher but due to their suspension in the USA poker market they lose points for availability.

Download PokerStars

Poker Bonus
Free Poker CashDeposit $20 to get a $20 PokerStars Freeplay bonus.
Deposit Bonus100% first deposit bonus up to a maximum of $600
Software Features
Poker AppCompatible for iPhone, iPad and Android
Fast Fold PokerPokerStars Zoom Poker
Poker Games
Live Event SatellitesWSOP, EPT, APPT, PCA and more…
Promotions100K Privilege Freerolls
Poker Traffic
WorldwideAvailable Worldwide in regulated markets
USANo, rejected in New Jersey.

iPoker Network Sites

winner pokeriPoker Network consists of many online poker sites to form the largest poker network in the World.

Some of the more popular iPoker Network sites include: Titan Poker, WinnerPoker and Betfair Poker.

Download Titan PokerDownload Winner Poker – Download Betfair Poker

Poker Bonus
Free Poker CashSelected sites
Deposit Bonus200% bonus up to $2,000
Software Features
Poker AppOnly Winner Poker App available.
Fast Fold PokerSpeed Holdem
Poker Games
Live Event SatellitesIrish Poker Open
PromotionsRake Races, $10,000 Depositors freerolls
Poker Traffic
WorldwideAvailable in most countries excluding the USA

Bovada/Bodog Poker

bovada pokerBovada Poker is limited to USA poker players with a secondary brand Bodog Poker being available to Canada and Asia.

Bovada is the biggest USA Poker site but currently offers unregulated online poker.

Download Bovada PokerDownload Bodog Poker

Poker Bonus
Free Poker CashNo
Deposit Bonus100% first deposit bonus up to $1,000
Software Features
Poker AppCasino App only
Fast Fold PokerZone Poker
Poker Games
Live Event SatellitesWSOP
Promotions$5k freerolls
Poker Traffic
WorldwideUSA, Canada & Asia
USAUSA unregulated

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