Now traffic is what an online poker platform is all about, right?
With Americas Cardroom not being quite the household name of other online gaming brands, you might think that traffic is quite poor. Incredibly though, the opposite is true.
Cash player traffic at Americas Cardroom floats at around 1,000 players during peak hours which is reflected in the number of tables open at busy times.
The daily $10 tournaments regularly bring in 1,000 players while the occasional million-dollar tournament (yes, they have those) can draw in twice as many players.
If you compare these to some of the numbers more famous online poker rooms have in the US, you’ll see that Americas Cardroom is sitting pretty in terms of traffic.
So what about the cash games?
The most popular real money games by far are No Limit Texas Hold’em at microstakes right up to $5/$10. There are also Pot Limit Omaha and Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo cash tables but not quite as much action as NL Texas Hold’em. You can also play Seven Card Stud and Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo, but good luck finding much action at those tables.
One of the standout options available on Americas Cardroom is the lottery-style Jackpot Poker. As you can imagine, Jackpot Poker uses a randomized multiplier that determines the size of the prize pool. It’s a feature that appears on most poker sites in some shape or form so while it’s no innovation, it’s still good to see it there.
The highest multiplier on Jackpot Poker gives a prize pool 2,500 times the buy-in while the lowest is 2 times the buy-in.
Americas Cardroom also has a Maximizer feature that drops you into Jackpot games as soon as a seat becomes available. You can choose to play up to 10 tables at a time, but any more than four is probably too much to handle.
And we’re pleased to see that they have finally added a version of fast-fold poker (Blitz Poker) in Texas Hold’em that was missing for many years.