Customizable private tournaments
User friendly, intuitive and software
Large weekly tournament schedule
Great 24 hour customer support
Putting the emphasis on "fun," Sun Poker
has set out to ensure that players enjoy their online poker
experience at Sun Poker, providing extensive 24 hour personal customer service to assist players with any issues they may encounter; from questions about installing the Sun Poker software, to helping players expedite the identity verification process.
Having been in the online gaming business for over ten years, Sun Poker has managed to evolve as the online poker industry changes and improves. Offering a solid online poker client engineered by award-winning software developer, PlayTech
, Sun Poker players can have a good time participating in real or play money online poker games
with an intuitive lobby structure, and easy-to-use table functions.
Players will find huge online poker tournaments
available through Sun Poker, with $400,000 in guaranteed prizes every weekend. Satellites to major live events can often be found at Sun Poker, as well as the ability to create one's own custom, private tournaments. Sun Poker also provides numerous online poker promotions
, and a very rewarding player loyalty program
Overall, Sun Poker furnishes online poker players with a pleasurable online poker experience, that caters to the individual needs of their members. The majority of the Sun Poker player base resides in the European Union, and player traffic tends to exceed 10,000 at peak hours. US residents are presently not accepted at Sun Poker at this time.
The welcome bonus offered to first-time depositors at Sun Poker matches the player's preliminary deposit 100%, up to $600. The Sun Poker bonus is released into the player's real money account in $5 increments for every 5,000 Sun Points the player acquires playing real money online poker games at Sun Poker. The Sun Points players earn can then be exchanged at the cashier for $5 per 5,000 points.
Sun Poker's VIP Club program is called Shine, a bestows cash and rewards
on players relative to their level of online poker activity. The Sun Poker VIP club features 5 levels, which progressively increase the rate at which players obtain Sun Points. The number of points earned each month determine the player's level the following month, and the percentage by which their point accumulation rate will be increased. 1,000 Sun Points are worth $1, and can be exchanged at the cashier. After 90 days of inactivity, a player's Sun Points are reset to zero.
Players at Sun Poker will find an enticing selection of promotional events and offerings at Sun Poker. The $1,000 New Depositor Tournament runs on the fourth Sunday of every month, inviting all of that month's first time depositors to participate in the $1 or 1000 point buy-in tournament. Players who refer a friend can earn up to $100 per friend who joins Sun Poker through the refer-a-friend program. The $12,500 Double Dip Cash Race is a monthly, two-part leaderboard contest that rewards the top 20 players based on who contributes the most rake and entry fees to the "house."
Mac & Linux
The online poker software client utilized by Sun Poker is developed and provided by PlayTech, owner of the iPoker Network. The software is designed to be user-friendly for both novice and experienced online poker players, with intuitive navigation, logical table controls, and numerous customization options.
The Sun Poker software provides all of the standard features online poker players have come to expect, including hand histories
, a buddy list, re-sizable tables and a selection of avatars to choose from. Sun Poker is compatible with most Windows operating systems, and is available in English, Italian, French, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, and German.
At peak hours
Located on one of the most heavily trafficked online poker networks in the gaming industry, Sun Poker is able to provide round-the-clock action to online poker players. The No Limit Texas Hold'em cash games are always running at a variety of stake levels, and sit and gos are constantly being seated. In addition, players at Sun Poker have access to enormous guaranteed online poker tournaments.
The iPoker Network is teeming with inexperienced, soft opposition that can often be found in the lower stake cash games, sit and gos, and multi-table tournaments. Tougher competition can also be found lurking about the mid and higher level stakes.
The support staff at Sun Poker is one of the online poker room's strongest attributes. The knowledgeable Sun Poker customer support team is available by phone, fax or email; 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Toll free telephone and fax support is furnished in the UK and North America, with international phone and fax numbers provided for the rest of the world. Live chat support is offered between 12PM and 2AM GMT.
To expedite customer service, Sun Poker provides five email addresses based on the type of support required. Players can email the 24 hour players help service for quick assistance with software issues; such as questions about downloading and installing the Sun Poker software, registering an account, making a deposit, claiming a bonus, requesting a payout, etc. VIP Club members can email the VIP support staff for inquiries regarding Sun Poker's VIP program, Shine. An email address is also provided for those who need to send in verification documents, and another for customer feedback concerning the website or Sun Poker online poker room
. All other questions or issues can be sent to Sun Poker's general support email address.