Named for perhaps the most recognizable poker tournaments in all of the world, the World Series of Poker computer program puts you up against some of the better online poker players in the world. WSOP online offers low- and high-stakes betting where players can use the WSOP "money" or use real money to earn a little bit of extra cash.
Playing online poker used to be a way to make a legitimate living. With a United States bill, the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006, online poker programs that offered real money gambling were in breach of the Act. This does not mean there are no longer any poker programs out there to get your poker chip fill.
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Full Tilt Poker
Full Tilt Poker offers tournaments, educational videos and even playing time with poker professionals like Chris Ferguson and Phil Ivey. Full Title Poker remains one of the highly recommended online poker programs, as they have real money tournaments and many low-buy-in games. For as little one cent, you can get to play a real-money online poker game on Full Tilt Poker.
Party Stars online poker is another recommended online poker program that uses play money. With the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006, many online poker sites shut down to United States residents, but instead of shutting down completely, Poker Stars cut out the real-money games. New users can still sign up for Poker Stars, but only using play money.
Before the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006, online poker players were making a healthy income. Some exceptional players on Poker Stars, before it shut down real-money games, were making upwards of a million dollars. Full Tilt Poker players were seeing winnings approach $900,000. Not a bad income for sitting in your bathrobe and playing a computer game.
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