The COVID-19 pandemic has closed down many unlicensed gaming establishments across the globe, forcing casual players to turn to online poker as an alternative. Since the virus hit, online poker operators have seen double or triple traffic, according to statistics. The increased traffic to online poker sites is good news for both players and operators. Online poker sites have also become more accessible than ever. In addition to the increased traffic, the virus has reduced the barrier to entry for many casual players.
To play poker online, you need a web browser that supports Java. If you’re unable to install Java or a browser, you can use the Java-based poker client. This version has a lot of features, including support for various platforms, and it’s free to download. However, the Java-based client is still not supported by all web browsers. It’s a good idea to check out other options before making a final decision.
IDNPoker was launched in Cambodia in 2010 but didn’t gain much traction initially. In 2016, however, IDNPoker has made an impressive comeback and has jumped to the second position on the PokerScout rankings. IDNPoker’s success is largely due to a large promotional campaign in Asian countries. The site is translated into English and participates in local charity events and gaming conferences. In addition, the site also offers many payment options including Skrill and Neteller.