More unwelcome news for players in Washington State over the weekend, as Full Tilt Poker became the second major site to stop accepting players on legal grounds. Pokerstars were the first, having pulled out at the end of September. Players on both sites can still arrange cash-outs and can redeem any loyalty points earned.
There is some good news, several poker networks are happy to continue accepting Washington players. Here we list the biggest and best of the online poker networks which are still available in this state.
Washington State Poker Networks
#1 – Cereus Poker Network: The largest US network remaining is Cereus, which comprises UB.com and Absolute Poker. With 17,000+ players at peak times there are plenty of games to choose from at Cereus – and also some generous bonuses, both for your first deposit and ongoing loyalty schemes.
I recommend Absolute Poker, where you can claim a 150% matched sign-up bonus with bonus code SNGPLANET – check out Absolute Poker for yourself now!
#2 – Cake Poker Network: Famed for having some of the best player loyalty schemes online in the form of their gold card and gold chip promos, Cake Poker Network are a great mid-sized network with some juicy games and are still open to players in Washington. One great feature of this network is that they do not allow tools, such as those that display statistics on your opponents tendencies on the screen. This keeps a good number of multi-tabling grinders away – making the games more recreational, and thus more profitable for the average player.
My pick on this network is the flagship site, Cake Poker. This is a professionally run outfit with some great promos and I believe it will be one to watch in 2011. You can claim a 110% matched bonus here with code = PBKLUB. Check out the Washington State friendly poker site Cake Poker Now!
#3 – Merge Poker Network: This network recently had a boost from Sportsbook and Players Only Poker defecting from Cake. There are two key reasons why Washington players might consider this site, firstly the great software (which includes animations that players can trigger at the tables), second the soft games.
With a huge 200% matched bonus + free $11 SNG token with our bonus code PBKLUB I have to recommend the flagship site on this network – Carbon Poker.
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