Pacific 888 Network
888 Holdings was established in 1997. It is owned and operated by Cassava Enterprises (Gibraltar) and is licensed by the Government of Gibraltar. In 2002, 888 Holdings launched its first poker room, Pacific Poker. Pacific Poker remains the only poker room on the network. Despite this fact, the 888 network has grown to be among the top ten to twelve networks in the online poker industry. The 888 network does not accept US players. The 888 network has recently released no-download software so that their poker room is now accessible to Mac and Linux users. The 888 network software is top quality. The graphics are good and players can customize their character or choose from five different backgrounds. They offer a number of useful features such as a hand history function and a table-filter to help players find a suitable table. The 888 network has updated its software regularly in response to player feedback and this may be one of the reasons for the network’s growth and popularity. Their customer service is helpful and they take into account their players’ opinions. They offer excellent tournament variety with huge guaranteed tournaments. You can also find many satellites to major poker events.
Traffic on the Network
The 888 network is a medium sized poker network that sees approximately 2,000 cash game players and a further 7,500 tournament players during peak hours. The 888 network is currently among the top ten to twelve online poker networks. Most of the traffic (approximately 90%) is centered around the Texas Hold’em tables, with the remainder being distributed over the Omaha and Stud tables. There are many juicy games to be found with some aggressive play and plenty of experienced poker players spend time at the site. The Omaha Hi-Lo tables are quite profitable.
Customer Service on the Network
If you have any queries when playing at the 888 network poker room, Pacific Poker, you can contact their customer support team via email or telephone. They offer toll free telephone numbers for many different countries. They offer customer service support in multiple languages, including Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish. Their customer service team is friendly and professional and their responses are efficient and helpful. They also provide a quick help link on their website which contains general information for players to use if they are having any general problems.
Games on the Network
The 888 network offers Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Omaha Hi-Lo, Seven Card Stud and Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo. These are available in no limit, pot limit and fixed limit games. Stakes vary from as low as $0.05/$0.10 up to around $10/$20 in no limit Hold’em games.
Languages on the Network
The 888 network applies to players all over the world. You can find the website interface in many different languages such as French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Dutch and more. Each language has its own sub domain. For example the Danish site, which is one of the most popular and successful sub-domain, is: da.pacificpoker.com. Pacific Poker in its Danish version is considered as a leading online poker site in Denmark and offer the Danish poker community some great opportunities.