One of the perks of playing online poker is the speed with which you can play. You can play up to sixty hands an hour on average. This is more than 10 times more than you can typically play in a live game.

Online poker has grown in popularity over the years. There are now thousands of no limit hold’em games running around the clock, all the way up to high stakes tables. Some of these games are categorized into cash games, sit and go’s, tournaments and more. Most of these sites offer a good variety of deposit options, including credit cards, e-checks, and wire transfers.

As you would expect, there is a range of quality. In addition to the aforementioned reputable joes, there are many lesser known and much less established websites. While some of the best of the best will be unavailable to you, there are some smaller, regional sites that will have a more intimate feel to them.

For example, there is a website called ACR which is touted as being the best of the best. Among other things, it boasts one of the more innovative and entertaining variants on the table, which is not necessarily a bad thing when you’re playing a game based on luck. Moreover, its mobile app is a worthy contender for the title of best of the mobile poker world.

Fortunately, there are some key points to remember if you want to enjoy your favorite card game in the most efficient manner possible. The most obvious, of course, is to make sure you are able to log onto your chosen site. To make that happen, you’ll need to provide some personal information. Specifically, you’ll need to be at least 18 years old. Your date of birth and social security number are essential to the process. Once you’re set up, you can start playing.

If you’re still in the market for an online poker site, the sexiest one to choose is a site that is licensed in your home country. Having a site that is certified in your jurisdiction is one of the most important steps you can take in making sure you’re playing in the most safe and secure environment possible.

Regardless of which site you choose, you’ll likely have to sign up for a poker account. You’ll have to download the software and give your address and some other basic information. Depending on the website, you might also have to verify your identity by filling out a utility bill or providing some other document to prove that you are the legal adult in your household.

Hopefully, your new online poker room will allow you to keep track of your winnings. You’ll have to pay attention to your win rate, number of flops and showdowns, and more. Keeping track of these metrics will give you an idea of where you stand and will hopefully help you to make the most of your next poker session.