Located in Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines, IDN Poker is a B2B provider of online poker platforms. Its operations span over 200 skins in Asia. It is one of the largest poker networks in the world.
The network opened its doors in 2010. It is believed to be the product of a significant marketing campaign in the Asian market. It has participated in local gaming conferences and charity events. It holds a PAGCOR license.
IDN Poker uses a one-deck kartu remi with thirteen cards. It also features a fair play system. The game is similar to Omaha poker. It also features a “white label solution” for skins. It uses HTML5 clients for desktop computers. It has a minimal lobby. It does not have a waiting list and only allows one table per account. Its client is available in both English and Indonesian.
IDN Poker offers a list of popular poker games. They also offer API Integration, which allows third-party companies to develop games and skins on the platform. Their skins are compatible with many other sites. The software features a “quiz” that allows players to learn more about their strengths and weaknesses. It also displays previous statistics for known players.
It also uses a “digital device fingerprinting” system to recognize new accounts and prevent banned players. It also features a lobby that is fully translated into English. It also offers bonuses every month. It does not offer stand-alone poker clients, however. Its website is also translated into English.
It has a good selection of modern kartu games. They have 12 games in total. Its lobby features a variety of cash games, as well as an options menu that allows players to hide full tables. The site offers a “white label solution” that allows skins to be customized to their needs.
IDNPlay is a relatively new network that launched in 2010. It is thought to be the product of a massive marketing campaign in the Asian market. It has never been promoted in the Western market. It has been able to garner substantial success in the Asian market because of its focus on local players. In 2016, IDNPlay moved up to second place in PokerScout’s rankings. However, its success in the Western market is unclear.
There are also reports of non-random card dealing. This is a major complaint among internet discussion forums. It may increase bets or even favor house-employed players. It may also be a good way to encourage new players. Some argue that non-random card dealing is necessary, but others say it is a foolish move. Attempts at manipulative dealing could face third-party detection.
Its client is a minimalist design that is available both online and offline. It does not feature a waiting list or other features that are found on many other sites. However, it does have a feature that is very interesting: it does not require any downloads. It also does not require a credit card. It offers a free bonus each month, which is a significant perk for players who have been waiting for a new online poker site to open in Indonesia.