Black Chip Poker has an average spread of games compared to other online poker sites. Like many smaller poker rooms, they primarily offer Texas Hold’em games and that’s where the majority of action on the site takes place. They offer NL, Fixed Limit, and Pot-Limit Hold’em games, but often the only Hold’em action available is NL.
No-Limit tables are available from micro stakes all the way to mid-stakes games. The smallest buy-in is $.01/$.02, and there are also CAP games where the maximum anyone can bet is $.60. The highest limits offered at $50/$100 NL. Most often, you’ll find steady action all the way up to $5/$10. Any higher than that and it gets tough to find games running.
Outside of Texas Hold’em, Black Chip offers a nice spread of Omaha and Stud games. They offer PL and NL Omaha along with Fixed Limit, PL, and NL Omaha Hi-Lo. Stud players will find some action at this site but it will primarily stem from Stud Hi-Lo. They offer regular Fixed Limit Stud and Stud Hi-Lo along with PL Stud Hi-Lo. Most of the Stud action this site comes at Stud Hi-Lo ranging from $.04/$.08 to $5/$10.
If you want to take a break from the poker tables, Black Chip also has a variety of casino games available including Blackjack, Slots, Bingo, and Video Poker. They also host a sportsbook with action on major sports leagues and events from around the world.
Black Chip Poker offers a wide variety of tournaments with tournaments spread in every form of poker provided on the website. The majority of tournaments are No-Limit Hold’em and you can find a new tournament starting every fifteen minutes on average.
Tournament buy-ins range from pennies and go all the way up to $1,000 on average. On occasion, special events such as their Online Super Series or The Venom will command larger buy-ins. This website boasts a wide variety of guarantees with some of their larger tournament boasting guarantees of $100,000 or more. Special events such as The Sunday Venom feature guarantees up to $5 million, promising huge prizes of up to $1 million to the winner.
You’ll find most any variant of tournament you desire on this site ranging from Sit and Go satellites to bounty tournaments, time-based tournaments, knockout, and more.