Poker Heaven Review
Poker Heaven is a name that has been in business almost as long as online poker has existed and one of the reasons for its longevity is its customer-first approach.
Poker Heaven has a glowing reputation for making customers new and old feel welcome, at home and safe when they are playing online poker or one of the other Poker Heaven gambling products.
With the closure of the International Poker Network — often called the BOSS Network — Poker Heaven switched to the busy and exciting MPN or Microgaming Network. Poker Heaven's customers also have access to the Ongame Network, too.
Poker Heaven Microgaming Welcome Package
By signing up to Poker Heaven via PokerNews you can claim a huge 200% up to €1,000 first deposit bonus, which is one of the biggest bonuses in the online poker world.
Deposit €200 and a pending €400 bonus will be added to your account. Up that amount to €500 and a massive €1,000 pending bonus is added to your account. All you need to do then is generate the required Loyalty Points within 60 days to have that bonus released into your account.
The bonus is released in 1% increments each time you earn 68 Loyalty Points, which works out at an impressive 20% cash back.
In addition to the huge first deposit bonus, new depositing Poker Heaven players are invited to 6 x €500 New Player Freerolls and 6 x €500 Guaranteed New Player Turbo Tournaments, giving you the chance to play for a share of €6,000!
Poker Heaven Microgaming Loyalty Scheme
Play at Poker Heaven's Microgaming site gives you the chance to earn between 10% and 30% cashback at any time during the month!
For every $1 you pay in cash game rake or tournament fees, Poker Heaven awards you 10 Loyalty Points. These points can be exchanged for cash once per month, so the more you play the more they pay! The table below show the different VIP levels, the amount of Loyalty Points needed to reach each level and the cashback percentage each VIP Level can yield.
Poker Heaven Microgaming Games and Limits
Poker Heaven spreads Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha Hi/Lo, Five Card Stud, Five card Draw, Razz and Seven Card Stud.
Stakes start as low as €0.01/€0.02 and increase all the way to €50/€100 for No Limit and Pot Limit games.
Poker Heaven's cash game rake is 5% up to a maximum of €3 per hand (€1 for heads-up games) for blinds €0.05/€0.10 or higher and 10% up to a maximum of €0.10 per hand at blinds less than €0.05/€0.10.
Like most online poker sites, rake is only taken if a flop is seen as Poker Heaven operated a "no-flop, no drop" policy.
Poker Heaven Microgaming Software and Features
Poker Heaven's Microgaming software is slick, easy to use and one of the fastest in the industry. Some of it's features include:
- Blaze Poker - Poker Heaven's fast-fold poker offering
- Auto-top up: Never miss out on value again by allowing the software to reload your stack
- Auto-buyin: Allow the software to buy you into cash games, decreasing the time taken to get in on the action.
- Customizable tables: Personalize your Poker Heaven tables, bet slider and more!
- Achievements: Poker Heaven has an array of achievements for you to try and earn. Some are simple to earn while others are reserved for dedicated grinders!
Poker Heaven Customer Support
The support team at Poker Heaven are available via email ([email protected]) or by their Live Support feature (09:00am until 11:00pm), which is something of a rarity these days.
Poker Heaven Ongame Welcome Bonus
All new customers to Poker Heaven's Ongame skin can claim one of five special sign-up bonuses when you make your first deposit. These bonuses range from $100 up to a whopping $2,500.
||$5 for every 40 points
||$10 for every 80 points
||$50 for every 400 points
||$100 for every 1,000 points
||$250 for every 3,500 points
Points are earned at a rate of 3.6 per $1 paid in rake or tournament fees
Poker Heaven Ongame Loyalty Scheme
The Poker Heaven loyalty scheme gives you the chance to earn between 8% and 40% cashback on your play, although the higher tiers can be difficult to reach. The table below shows the four VIP levels, cashback percentages and points required to achieve that VIP level.
|Monthly Points required
To become an Elite VIP you need to earn 36,000 player points within a calendar year.
Poker Heaven Ongame Limits and Rake
The Ongame arm of Poker Heaven spreads Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha Hi/Low, Five Card Draw and Seven Card Stud.
Stakes start as low as $0.01/$0.02 and increase to $5/$10 for No Limit Hold'em and $50/$50 for Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Low games.
Poker Heaven Ongame operates a no-flop, no-drop policy when it comes to rake, which is set at 5% up to a maximum of $3 depending on stakes and players seated at the table.