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In the Poker FAQ We have collected some of the most common quastians we have recieved at from our users.

Is it safe to play poker online?
What is rake?
What is a wager requirement?
What is a deposit bonus?
What does a certain expression mean?
What kind of payment methods can I use?
What are poker chips and do I need to use them?


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Is it safe to play poker online?
It is as safe playing online poker as ordering a book online through for example Amazon.com. The poker rooms listed on this site should be fair shooters - we ban rooms that does not treat their players in a fair manner. If you get problems with a room which is listed on our site, please contact us at info@pokerpistols.com and we will try to help you out. We have played online poker for many years and we have never been cheated or denied our money from any online poker room.

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What is rake?
Rake is the cut that the online poker room takes out of the pot for hosting the game. Many places have a no flop no drop policy, which means that hands should go to a certain stage before rake is charged out of the pot.

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What is a wager requirement?
It is the minimum criterion you need to comply with, in order to receive a bonus from a given place. Wager requirements vary a lot from online poker room to online poker room.

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What is a deposit bonus?
It is the bonus granted to you by the poker room, when you make your first deposit. Sometimes you can get a deposit bonus each month. The bonus is often accompanied by a wager requirement.

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What does a certain expression mean?
See our poker dictionary.

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What kind of payment methods can I use?
The methods for deposits and withdrawals vary across online poker rooms.

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What are poker chips and do I need to use them?
Poker chips were traditionally made out of clay, but are now mostly made out of durable composites and plastic. Chips vary greatly in designs and patterns for security reasons, but the underlying colour of casino chips generally follow a set of traditional dollar values;
  • $1 = white
  • $5 = red
  • $25 = green
  • $100 = black
  • $500 = purple


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