Bet Victor Poker Review

Rating: 9
Bet Victor Poker Review
  
One of Europe's biggest all in one gambling sites

The Bet Victor Poker Room is part of the Bet Victor online gaming arm, formerly known as Victor Chandler. They started out predominantly as a sports betting firm and have always held a prestigious reputation in the gambling industry.

Since moving into the online space they now house a fully equipped poker room, casino and real money games section, as well as their traditional sports betting operations.

  • Huge brand known worldwide.
  • Accept debit card, credit card and Paypal deposits.
  • Loads of promos for new players.
  • Betting, casino and poker all through the same account.

 

About Bet Victor

Bet Victor is another name that has benefited from the emergence of online gaming and while it wouldn’t necessarily be the first poker site that players will think of, it is still one of the top choices, especially for players in Europe.

I, like many other poker players like to dabble in different forms of online gaming and while poker remains my number one past-time, playing casino games and enjoying the occasional bet on the horses is something I enjoy from time to time. In this regard, it’s good having one main site and log-in that I can jump about between.

Features

The Bet Victor Club is a feature that will appeal to the majority of poker players. It is accessible to all account holders and presents Bet Victor’s customers with a whole host of community events and tournaments. Leader board tournaments are always pretty good because it helps you find your level and it makes sure that every hand is competitive and counts for something. There is a busy community forum if you like to chat to other players but I spent much more time using the tutorial and training features on the site, in order to try and up my game.

These features are aimed more at entry level poker players; if you’re new to the online poker scene, they are something that will provide great benefit when starting out. I’ve been playing the online circuits for a number of years now and have a solid understanding of the game, so the information I took from this was limited. That being said, I have friends who are just starting out or are keen to learn more and they inform me that this is a knockout feature for them and something they will definitely be going back to. If you’re a bit more experienced, you can probably give it a miss.

Games

Bet Victor features more than €3 million in guaranteed tournament prizes every month with buyins catered towards bankrolls of all sizes. Sunday is always the big day for online poker sites and Bet Victor is no different. If you play on a number of different poker sites it is probably frustrating that all of the big games seem to clash but it is the most convenient day of the week for most players. The big draw is the €75,000 guaranteed game every Sunday which always has a pretty soft field for a medium buyin tourney.

Admittedly I’m not the most patient of people, so one of the things that can annoy me about poker and MTTs is the long grind needed, especially when you have a deep run in a tournament. The nice thing about the tourneys on Bet Victor is the field sizes are a little smaller than on other networks. As a result, tourney’s usually play out a bit quicker. I’ve got a real job so getting to bed at 5 or 6am is not ideal when I need to be in the office at 9am the next morning.

Banking

The banking options at Bet Victor are fairly standard, certainly compared to most of the sites I have played on. There is a wide range of deposit methods catered for with credit card, debit card and a number of e-wallet options available.

One big plus is the fact they take Paypal. I try to stay away from using credit cards and use Paypal a lot for buying things online from eBay and the likes. Unfortunately not too many poker sites accept Paypal as a deposit method, so BetVictor scores points here.

First Deposit Bonus

The welcome bonus at Bet Victor Poker is quite simple and I always think the simpler, the better. You don’t need to enter any code to get a 200% matched deposit bonus up to $1,000. I also like the fact that the site is up front about what you have to do to earn your bonus.

Players get their bonuses delivered in 10% increments at a rate of $1 for every 8 points that are earned on site. The example on the site details how you receive this bonus and no one should be left in any doubt about what they need to do to clear the bonus. I really appreciate this because even though we all know not to take welcome offers at face value, at times we can get caught up in the monetary values on offer.

The new player freerolls and Turbo tournaments are also available for the first six weeks after you sign up for the site. This isn’t based on how often you play or even log into the site either. This means that you might play for the first week, then nothing for the next two weeks, before being able to come back and still enjoy the tournaments that you qualified for as new user to Bet Victor.

What’s the Verdict?

Bet Victor is a name synonymous with gambling. They are safe, secure and reliable, something that is not always the case on MPN, a network who’s image has in the past been tainted by dodgy sites. Their poker room is solid, they’ve got better banking options than most other Microgaming skins and have a host of great promos for new players. Add to this what I believe is the best customer support on the network and BetVictor is for me the number one skin on MPN.

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