Carbon Poker is the most recent addition to the Merge Gaming Network, one of the largest and superior online gaming platforms in the industry. It is licensed by the Kahnawake Gambling Commission and provides top class proprietary software to some of the top gaming operators in the world. Carbon Poker is the largest online poker room on the network and is one of the few that caters to US players. It attracts more than 30,000 players during peak hours, which shows that the poker room is quite well frequented.
Its sleek software offers a wide selection of games and unique features that make game play quite entertaining while being rewarding as well. Apart from this, there are attractive promotions, VIP Rewards, daily cash back bonuses, a secure platform, a number of payment options and a great customer service that make Carbon Poker an instant choice for many recreational as well as professional poker players across the world. Since it is US players friendly, Carbon Poker is one of the online poker rooms that receive good traffic from US states.
The Merge Gaming software is known for its great performance and with a network that is growing at a fast rate; it is not a surprise that the software offers some extraordinary features. The software which is available in a downloadable version is fast and offers crisp graphics and smooth game play. Its features include fast tables that speed up the game play and reduce waiting time and Deal it Twice that allows any two all-in players to deal the turn and river community cards twice. Rabbit Hunt, Expose One Card, animation Smileys for interactive games, Time Bank that accumulates saved time from previous hands for future use, Player Tags, Vector Graphics and Multi-tabling, which allows you to play multiple tables simultaneously are the other offered features.
Carbon Poker offers a great selection of cash games and tournaments. Cash games include Texas Holdem, Omaha, Omaha Hi/Lo, 7 Card Stud, 7 Card Stud Hi/Lo, 5 Card Stud, 5 Card Draw, HORSE, Razz, Ace to 5 Lowball, Ace to 7 Lowball and Badugi. Also offered are a few casino games such as Blackjack, Roulette, Caribbean Stud, Video Poker and Backgammon. Tournaments include Sit N Go Tourneys, Live Seat Satellites, Guaranteed Tournaments, Freerolls, Satellites, Shootout Tournaments, Bounty Tournaments and Ladies Only Tournaments.
Stakes are available from micro limits to large stakes, making it possible for players with different bankrolls to easily find tables that suit their budget. As for competition, you can choose the table you wish to play as players can schedule their own tournaments. Hence depending on your ability, you can take your pick instead of being pitted against players you do not wish to play with.
Along with great software features and game selection, Carbon Poker also offers excellent promotions and these are quite a many in number. To start with, there is the Initial Deposit Bonus, which is offered to all new players for signing up at Carbon Poker and making their first deposit. They receive a 100% bonus of up to $600, with the minimum deposit being $10. To get this bonus, players must collect VIP Points that are achieved by playing cash games. The bonus is released in increments of $5 for which 375 VIP Points are required. New players also gain entry into the $500 freerolls for New Depositing Players for the next 14 days.
Other current promotions include the $25K Chip King, Two A Day where you need to collect 2 VIP Points every day to be eligible for the $1,000 freeroll, Happy Hours between 11 am and 3 pm, Fat Stack & Slim Stack Tourneys that are rake free tournaments, Free Seat to the Sunday Big Ticket Freeroll, Tourney King where your tournament results will earn you Leaderboard Points and a chance to win one of the cash or other prizes amounting to $20,000, Quad Pyramid Promotion, Sit N Go Leaderboard and Royal Flush Bonus. There are several satellite tournaments to help you qualify for a seat at a major live poker event such as the WSOP and WPT.
Also offered is a VIP Program where the VIP Points earned take you up the various VIP Program Levels that start with the Earth level. All cash games played by the players count towards the accumulation of points, which then offer a number of benefits depending on the points collected. You may redeem your points for exclusive merchandise, buy-ins to tournaments and even cash. More benefits are unlocked as you climb up the levels, with the highest achieving level being the Ether+ VIP Level.
There are numerous deposit methods available while withdrawals can be made only through the option used for funding your account. The payment options include VISA, MasterCard, Neteller, Skrill, EcoCard, ClickandBuy, Click2Pay, WebMoney, Paysafecard, Instadebit, Moneta, Ukash, Giropay, Bank Transfer, Cash Transfer and Check.
Carbon Poker customer care team is available via email or the online contact form to answer your queries. Also available is an extensive FAQ section with answers to most customer queries and is profitable to go through before you contact the support staff via email.