The Merge Gaming Network is the fastest growing network in the online gaming industry. It is licensed by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission and is certified by eCOGRA for safe and fair gaming. Merge Poker came to be in 2005 with poker.com and in 2007 it decided to shift its focus from running a poker site to providing a poker network, thus making poker.com a portal linking to other sites.
Merge Gaming Network Poker Rooms
Some of the poker rooms on the Merge Gaming Network include Carbon Poker, Lock Poker, Hero Poker, Overbet, Poker City, All Star Poker and others. The number of poker rooms on this network has increased substantially over the past few years.
Merge Gaming Network Software
The software supports play for PC and Mac users making it more accessible to more people. Each poker room on the Merge Gaming Network has a customizable log-in screen with a user-friendly lobby for ease of navigation. There are many exciting features available on the Merge Gaming Network. These include quick start, rabbit hunting, multiple windows, expose 1 card, accolades, emoticons, HD graphics, deal it twice, time bank and bad beat jackpot. The software is easy to use and easy to manage, making it a popular option. The Merge Gaming Network is
great for multi-tabling and it allows you to customize how your tables are displayed, allowing you to set up your game in the most convenient way possible. It is simple to find a game and begin playing, with the handy filtering and sorting options that can be found in the lobby.
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Merge Gaming Network Games
The Merge Gaming Network offers a great range of poker games for players to choose from. These include Texas hold’em (limit, pot limit and no limit games), Omaha (limit, pot limit, no limit games) Omaha hi/lo, Caribbean stud, five card stud, seven card stud, seven card stud hi/lo, five card draw, Badugi, deuce to seven lowball and H.O.R.S.E. There are also many side games available including blackjack, roulette, video poker, backgammon and euchre.
Network Promotions and Tournaments
There are a number of promotions that are common between the poker rooms on the Merge Gaming Network. These include refer-a-friend bonuses and the Royal Flush bonuses. Of course, make sure to keep up to date with the individual promotions offered at each poker room on the Merge Gaming Network as you will find some differences between them. The Merge Poker Network runs a great range of poker tournaments including satellite
tournaments, shootout tournaments, bounty tournaments and freerolls. Satellites include tournaments for the following events – AAPT, WPT and Aussie Millions.
Merge Gaming Network Player Traffic
There is a relatively low amount of traffic on the Merge Gaming Poker Network with an average level of competition. You will find that you are able to multi-table up to the $200 no limit stakes, however you are likely to bump into the same players over and over again. The traffic levels have been increasing however and post-Black Friday in April 2011, the player traffic has increased even further.