The game of poker dates back to at least the late 1820s, if not earlier, and is still one of the most popular card games played worldwide today. Yet many online casinos provide many more versions of roulette, blackjack, and baccarat than they do poker. GGPoker takes a very different approach.
Launched in 2017, GGPoker is one of the biggest and best dedicated online poker sites, created by poker aficionados for their fellow players of all levels. That’s a big claim, but the brains behind GGPoker can back it up.
The ‘world’s most famous poker player’ Daniel Negreanu joined GGPoker in 2019, followed by fellow poker superstars Dan Blizerian, Fedor Holz, and Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier in 2020. This was also the year that GGPoker won ‘Operator of the Year 2020 in Pokerlistings Awards.
So what is it that sets GGPoker apart from other online poker sites such as PokerStars, Negreanu’s former home?
Negreanu’s website quote states: “GGPoker is all about bringing the game back to the people. No matter your skill level you can compete and have fun. And nobody can touch the GGPoker platform and mobile product.”
It is this commitment to customer care, as well as next-generation software and accessibility for all kinds of players, that has made GGPoker one of the most popular and highest-traffic online poker sites in the world.
GGPoker offers 24/7 live chat support, and an online community called ‘Discord’ with instant support and exclusive content. It is not a ‘boy’s club’ either. The brand works with FLIP (Fantastic Ladies in Poker) to ensure their female players feel included.
The ‘untouchable’ platform and mobile product Negreanu refers to is powered by state-of-the-art software and includes a range of exclusive features.
Unique GGPoker Features
With such elite poker players on board, you would expect the highest level of immersive play and entertainment, and GGPoker doesn’t disappoint. Here are a few of the unique features which separate GGPoker from the pack:
- PokerCraft – Check your history, analyse your stats and those of your competitors and make adjustments
- Smart HUD – See opponent’s stats in percentages or graphs including the less hand that player has played
- SnapCam – Record a 15-second webcam video message and share it with your table
- Integrated staking – Buy or sell shares in any tournament you play
- GGCare – Get automatically entered into a flipout event for the chance to win a huge prize pool for bad beats
- Card Squeeze – You choose how to hold your cards in 3D
- All-in Insurance – Get paid even when you lose, providing you were the favourite in a one-on-one
- Bubble Protection for tournaments – Get your buy-in returned to you if you bust out on the bubble, as long as you signed up before the tournament started
You can also choose your seats, make deals and up the ante with a chess clock. Among other special features.
GGPoker also scores highly with players when it comes to offers and bonuses, with daily promos and the company’s signature ‘Fish Buffet’ reward scheme, which is also present on sister sites such as Kings. New players can sign up to GGPoker with an exclusive bonus code.
GGPoker is the flagship of the ‘Good Game Network’ that launched in 2014, in Asia and expanded over the years to include more European clients.