Online poker players
have two ways to play at 888 Poker; an instant-play flash poker
client, and the 888 Poker
download version. The 888 Poker no-download, instant-play option provides accessibility to Mac and Linux users, or players logging into their account from a remote computer. The 888 Poker download version is compatible with with Windows 95 and up, and allows players to launch the 888 Poker online poker room
directly from the player's desktop.
For Windows users who would like install the 888 Poker download version of the online poker software
to their computer, the process generally takes only a few minutes. Online poker
players who have installed other online poker downloads
to their system will already be familiar with the process. A broadband internet connection will provide the fastest download and setup time, however, a dial-up connection is sufficient for saving and installing the 888 Poker download.
To get started, click the 888 Poker download link, and choose save. Select a location in which to save the application, 888poker.exe, such as the desktop. This setup file will be used to install the 888 Poker software
onto the computer system. After the 888 Poker download has been successfully installed, the setup file may be safely deleted from the computer.
Players using a modern Windows operating system will be prompted upon completion of the download to choose to Run, Open Folder, or Close the dialog window. Click Run to begin the installation process. In the case that one is not prompted when the download finishes, players will need to locate and double-click the 888poker.exe setup file to initiate the installation process. The setup application, once opened, will begin transferring files necessary to perform the installation of the 888 Poker download version.
The user will be asked to read and accept the 888 Poker end-user license agreement. In order to proceed with the 888 Poker download setup, in is required that the user choose "I accept the agreement," then click Next. The 888 Poker Setup will then ask the user to select which short-cut icons should be created, and the destination folder for the 888 Poker software. Click Browse to choose a different location for the 888 Poker download version to be installed. The default destination folder is C:\Program Files\PacificPoker. Click Install to begin installation of the 888 Poker download version.
The 888 Poker Setup may take a few minutes or more to copy all of the 888 Poker software files into the final destination folder, depending on the user's system specs and connection speed. Upon completion, the 888 Poker lobby will automatically launch. The 888 Poker registration form will also open so that new players can create a user account. Supply the required information in order to generate a 888 Poker user account, including real name, username, password, email address, date of birth, and home address. Note: 888 Poker does not presently accept online poker players residing in the US. Click Create My Account when finished.
An account is required in order to participate in any of the real or play money online poker games
at 888 Poker. To play for real money, the player will need to fund their account using one of 888 Poker's easy-to-use deposit methods. First-time depositors are eligible for a 100% deposit bonus, up to $800, with 25% of the bonus issued immediately upon deposit.
Windows 95, 98, 2000, ME, XP, Vista, 7
800x600 screen resolution
16-bit high color