SoftwareWhy to play
Minimum System Requirements:Windows 98, 2000, ME or XPPentium system with at least 48MB of RAMDownload size: Approx 5.91MB
Bonus info50% signup bonus up to $100 for new players with bonus code pokernews
Great promotions every month.Well established poker room since 1999.Excellent deposit bonus.Progressive bad beat jackpot.Very good graphics.A industry leader for low down time.Good player stats and notes.Great support.

Bonus Terms and Conditions

Paradise offer 50% bonus to new depositing poker players up to a maximum of $100 with bonus code pokernews
Players are released the bonus money after wagering in raked games. (over $0.25 in rake) 1 point is awarded for each raked game, once players reach 100 points $10 is released from the bonus account into players real money account. 500 points / 500 raked hands will be enough to earn the maximum $50 bonus.PromotionsThis month
– St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th. Between 4pm – 6pm EST and 10pm – Midnight EST Paradise will randomly select prize hands at a real money ring game or tournament table. If your table has been selected and you have a drink ordered on your virtual table, you’ll automatically win a seat into a special ‘St Paddy’s Day’ tournament where you could win your share of $5,000.

– WSOP Satellites on March 21st. A chance to take part in the big one. The main event at this year’s World Series Of Poker. 

– Easter Freeroll – March 25th, 26th and 27th. Play in the freeroll qualifying tournament for a chance of winning your share of cash and prizes worth of $7,000 in the final. 

On going promotions:
– 50% Signup bonus, up to $100, for new players with bonus code pokernews
– $100,000 guaranteed tournament. Every Sunday at 5pm. Buy-in is $100 
– Large daily guaranteed tournaments. $20,000 and $50,000 guaranteed each day. Buy-in for both events is $30BackgroundParadise Poker was recently acquired by Sporting Bet PLC. A company traded on the London Stock Exchange. 
Sporting Bet also run the well respected online sports betting site. Sporting Bet are a well established and respected company on the internet. 
Paradise Poker is one of the oldest poker rooms online, established in 1999 it has many loyal, happy customers who have been with the site since day one.Poker Games OfferedTexas Holdem, Omaha, Omaha H/L, 7 Card Stud, 7 Card Stud H/LPlayer TrafficHaving been online since 1999, Paradise have accumulated a high number of loyal poker players, at off peak times there can be as many as 3,000 players online, at peak this more than doubles. There is an excellent range of tables, coupled with high player numbers this makes for low waiting times on your favourite games.PlayabilityGraphically, Paradise is a very smooth looking poker room, the lobby has a very swish feel about it and the tables have a nice balance of cute looking graphics but serious game play. There is a good range of poker games, Omaha and Seven Card Stud are both catered for in standard and Hi/Lo variations, Texas Holdem is of course the most popular variation here, players from all stakes levels will find the action they desire at Paradise. Players stats and notes are also available for the more serious poker player.Deposit optionsMajor credit and debit cards, FirePay, Neteller and Bank Drafts are included in the banking options.Software and Extra Features


Paradise Poker is a long established poker room, recently taken over by UK stock market listed Sporting Bet PLC. As you would expect from such a large organisation, the software runs very smoothly without and pauses or problems. Tables, lobby and cashier are easy to view and navigate around even for newcomers to online poker. 

Extra Features

Playing Stats – Paradise make it easy to analyze your game with detailed playing statistics. 

Player Notes – It’s often a good idea to make notes on your opponents so when you face them in future you’ll be aware of their playing style. Paradise have an excellent note taking facility that many will find useful. 

Poker Coach – New players will love this feature. A video library on the website, hosted by supermodel Caprice details the basics of poker and playing poker online at Paradise. 

Customer Service

Highly improved since the take over by Sporting Bet, fast response if support is needed and a good web site FAQ page to answer a number of regular queries.Site SecurityParadise obviously take the integrity of their poker room seriously by offering several pages of explanations on shuffling, security and privacy. PriceWaterhouseCoopers of London have their review of the shuffling software at Paradise freely available on the website. 1st class site security should make players relaxed about playing real money games here.