The Insider’s Guide To Black Chip Poker

Greg Shaun
Black Chip Poker review by Greg Shaun

Editor of Pokersites.com

Online Sit'n Go and Satellite Specialist

Our Expert Rating

8.32/ 10

Average User Rating

7.50/10

What Black Chip Poker players say about it...
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Just started playing at BCP and it's seems really good. Love their freeroll promotion and their software is really easy to navigate....Read More - Brandon (October 16th, 2015)

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more free rolls, and bigger payouts...Read More - Phil Moran (August 10th, 2015)

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Black Chip Poker Review

Black Chip Poker is part of the Winning Poker Network (WPN), which was founded in 2001 and includes several top-notch online poker rooms in its fold that accept players from the US and around the world. Like all the brands that form part of the WPN, Black Chip Poker offers its players state-of-the-art poker software, unique bankroll-boosting bonuses and promotions, rapid processing of all payments and a support team that cares for the customer.

Black Chip Poker is part of the Winning Poker Network (WPN), which was founded in 2001 and includes several top-notch online poker rooms in its fold that accept players from the US and around the world. Like all the brands that form part of the WPN, Black Chip Poker offers its players state-of-the-art poker software, unique bankroll-boosting bonuses and promotions, rapid processing of all payments and a support team that cares for the customer.

Games and Tournaments

There's a wide range of tournaments you can sit in at Black Chip, such as Sit & Go's, satellite tournaments and various other types with different stipulations like multi-table, time-based and hand-based. You can read a complete explanation of the rule for different tournaments and the payout structure for each type on the website. You can use game filters to quickly find a cash table that fits your gaming preferences and budget, and start playing right away. The software even gives you access to casino and sports offerings; perfect when you want to mix up your gaming sessions or take a break from the cards.

The software used by Black Chip Poker is constantly being updated with new features and game types. There's a robust selection of games you can buy into, including:

  • Texas Hold'em
  • Omaha
  • Omaha Hi/Low
  • 7 Card Stud
  • 7 Card Stud Hi/Lo
  • 32 Card Draw

Software

The downloadable software features many options to help you manage your gaming experience across the different tournaments, giving the options for late registration, auto buy-in, synchronised breaks, preferred seating and straddling.

Bonus and Promotions

New poker players are treated like VIPs from the moment they sign up at Black Chip. The site welcomes you a 100% up to $1000 match bonus on the first deposit, and then proceeds to pile even more bonuses on top of that, including free tournament seats at the Million Dollar Warmup Series, Million Dollar Sundays and the Sunday Special, which is among the richest tournament among US-facing poker rooms. Watch out for the progressive rake race, aptly called The Beast, which presently ticking steadily upwards in the five-figure region.

VIP Program

Black Chip Poker has a loyalty programme which they call the "Elite Benefits". Every player is automatically enrolled to the programme the first time they participate in real money games and get the chance to win Benefit Points (BPs) for every $1 they spend. These points can be redeemed for cash and other incredible gifts from the Black Chip Poker online shop, including: online tournament tickets, branded merchandise, and even a brand-new car! The Elite Benefits programme consist of six tiers ranging from player to icon, with each level giving you access to more exclusive benefits and rewards.

Support

Support at Black Chip Poker is available round-the-clock, so you can receive an immediate response to all your queries at any time, day or night. If you can't find the answers you're looking for in the comprehensive FAQ section on the site, you can get in touch with a support representative via the following three convenient methods:

  • Call toll-free from anywhere in the word on 1-877-314-4195.
  • Live chat with a member of the customer support team directly from the website.
  • Send an email by filling the online form in the Contact Us page under the Support tab on the main navigation bar.

You can find out about the latest Black Chip Poker news and special offers by connecting on Twitter or Facebook. The site also uploads informative videos on how to play better poker and manage your bankroll more effectively on their YouTube Channel.

Summary

All in all, Black Chip Poker is a solid poker software that offers a slick and robust gaming experience which is especially oriented towards tourneys. Veteran poker players will be thrilled to explore the diversity of games available and take a shot at winning massive pots. Newbies might be intimidated at first by the sheer amount of options, however the recently-redesigned interface makes it a breeze to access any part of the client and quickly join in a new tournaments with players from around the globe.

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Hits & Misses
  • High quality software.
  • Large range of poker tournaments.
  • Bonus offers for new players.
  • Elite Benefits offers cashbacks and other rewards.
  • USA-friendly poker client.
  • Minor stability issues in software.
  • Complaints of server disconnecting players on occasion.
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AVERAGE PAYOUT TIME
8 Days
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Payments & Withdrawals

(All legitimate, real-money poker sites like Black Chip Poker have strict anti-fraud screens, and that creates a short withdrawal delay.)

 
Black Chip Poker Bonus
Black Chip Poker Bonus Code:
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Bonus
EXCLUSIVE 100% up to $1000 ?
Make your first deposit and Black Chip Poker match it up 100% up to $1000. The bonus is paid out in $5 increments and will be credited to your account directly upon fulfilling the Frequent Player Point demands (FPPs). You need to collect 83.335 FPP for every $5 increment.
 
CURRENT PLAYERS ONLINE
282
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Ratings
Editor Rating:

8.32/10

User Rating:

7.50/10

Freerolls 8
Tournaments 8.5
Rake 8.9
Sit & Go 8
Ring/Cash Games 8
Traffic 8.5
Bonus 9
Software & Graphics 7.8
VIP Program 8.5
Support 9
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