Lucky Ace Poker review
|$400 welcome bonus|
|Excellent traffic levels|
|Great for customisation|
|Awesome for multi-tabling|
Why play at Lucky Ace Poker?
Lucky Ace is a well established (since 2008), well respected online poker room that is part of the massive 888 network. It's a great little site that has a lot to offer, from it's nice $400 welcome bonus, to some great customer service and a easy to understand reward program. It's a great 'all rounder' with games and stakes to suit everyone, and the levels of player traffic to back it up. It's easy to customise, you can play a whole load of tables on it at once, it's great for brand new players or established grinders.
Lucky Ace Poker software
As you'd expect from a site on the 888 network, Lucky Ace boasts a really world class poker client. It's the same one that's used across the network only in their 'skin', branding and colours. It looks great and it plays even better. The lobby is dead easy to navigate and you've got the hand options of using the 'quick seat' facility which will have you sat at table in seconds. Players new to online poker may wish to use the 'Beginners' tab where again you can get seated quickly within a few clicks of the mouse, at a micro - low stakes poker table.
What I love best about the Lucky Ace software is how easy it is to customise though. It comes with a nice big bunch of table themes, avatars, card decks and faces so if you don't like the way things look straight "out of the box" just have a play around with the settings until you find something you love.
The software is fast, responsive and has some of the best rendering graphics in the industry. And for you grinders out there you'll love the fact you can play an unlimited number of tables at once!
Lucky Ace Poker screenshots
Lucky Ace Poker games
Lucky Ace boasts a fine array of games including Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha Hi/Lo, Stud and Stud Hi/Lo. In terms of stakes, here's what you can expect to find:
Cash games: $0.01/$0.02 to $500/$1000
Single Table Tournaments / SNGs: $0.50 to $2000
Multi Table Tournaments / MTTs: $0.99 to $1050
..so as you can see there is basically something for everyone here - pros and amateur poker players alike. It's one of those online poker sites that you can never really 'out grow' as there's such a wealth of stakes on offer.
Lucky Ace Poker bonuses
Lucky Ace have an awesome new player bonus promotion running at the moment, where you can, quite simply, double your money. So for example if you deposited $100, you could earn another $100... up to a maximum of $400.
It's not just about the first time deposit poker bonus that Lucky Ace offers though. They also give you FREE entry into the $50,000 First Depositors' Challenge, entry into the $1000 Deposits' Freeroll, and SEVEN entries into the $500 First Depositors' Freeroll. Now I have to say the standard of play in all of those freerolls is dire - really, really bad. This means they represent really good ways of adding further to your Lucky Ace bankroll.
How do you earn the bonus?
The bonus is earned by doing two things - firstly obviously making a deposit (the more the better), secondly by playing real money poker (again the more the better). Whenever you hit the Lucky Ace tables you will earn Bonus Points - and each time you get 100 of them, $10 of your bonus goes into your account. You'll earn Bonus Points for any real money play, be it cash games, SNGs or MTTs - in fact you can even earn them for casino play.
You have a really generous 90 days from making the deposit to earn as much of the bonus as possible.
Lucky Ace Poker reward/player loyalty scheme
The Lucky Ace reward scheme is easy to understand - you play poker, you earn Status and Reward Points. When you've got enough, you can cash in your Reward Points for actual money. Let's look at this in a bit more detail -
Status Points are earned via real money play and they determine how high your status is in the program. They get reset on the 1st of the month or year. They don't have a value as such as they're not redeemable.
Reward Points are earned alongside Status Points. These are ones you can save up and use to 'buy' cash rewards. They don't expire (unless you don't play for more than three months that is) but they do have a value as they are redeemable.
Reward Points can be converted into a cash at an 'exchange rate' of $10 per 1000.
There's a whole load of statuses you can achieve from 'Blue' to 'Platinum' and some VIP levels above that even. Each status gives you better benefits, for example higher value freeroll tournaments, and cashback.
Lucky Ace Poker traffic
One of the big selling points of Lucky Ace is the levels of player traffic it gets because it's part of the hugely popular 888 network. To give you some idea of the scale here, 888 is the fourth most popular poker network in the world. Whilst weekends and evenings are obviously the most popular and busiest of times, there is very good levels of player traffic at all times of the day. This makes Lucky Ace Poker a great site for everyone - novices and poker pros alike, as there's more than enough traffic to grind out a good volume of games or hands each month.
Lucky Ace customer service and support
Lucky Ace do a great job of looking after their players and make it really easy to contact them. You can either email them, or dial a free-phone (toll-free) number and speak to someone straight away. They've got a great team of people working for them who know their subject matter inside and out. Lucky Ace is one of those rare breeds of companies that treats you really well and respectfully whether you're a small stakes player or heavy-earning pro.
Lucky Ace Poker factsheet
USA online poker players allowed? No
Mac Friendly? No
Launched in: 2008
How many tables can you play at once? Unlimited
Deposit options: Visa, Mastercard, Visa Debit, Visa Electron, Diners, Maestro, Skrill/Moneybookers, PayPal, Neteller, ClickAndBuy, Ukash, Instant Banking, Entropay, PayPoint, Fast Bank Transfer, Paysafecard, Wire Transfer, Pay and Play Card, Laser and Bank Transfer.
As well as making a deposit online you can also ring up and do if it you'd prefer.
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