Special Signup Code – alternate
Make your first-ever real money deposit using the bonus code alternate and you will get a 200% Deposit Bonus up to $1000. The bonus is paid out in $5 increments and will be credited to your account directly upon fulfilling the Frequent Player Point demands (FPPs). You need to collect 83.335 FPP for every $5 increment (more below). This bonus should be cleared in one month.
Every player who making their first deposit can qualify for the monthly $1,000 Depositor Freeroll. Just earn 10 FPP between the given times on any real money cash game or tournament. Please check the Intertops website for the schedule and qualifying dates.
Software – very good
Intertops Poker uses the very original Revolution Gaming software and generally runs well. Fixes have been made over recent months which have dramatically improved the software performance. Timeouts and disconnections are now rare.
Playability – very good
Very easy to understand and use at the table with buttons and actions clearly marked. The lobby at is clean and unfussy with a nice design. Tables are fully customizable, resizable and offer various layout options. You can choose from a large amount of avatar or decide to show known at all.
Traffic – good
Intertops Poker shares the same player base as the increasingly popular Revolution Gaming Network. This means that traffic is still relatively low off peak hours but there is decent action at the ring tables at most times.
Support – very good
Excellent support with Live Chat available through the Intertops website. They also offer fast, standard e-mail or telephone support. Cashing out is normally problem free but can be a little slow at times. All the major standard deposit and withdrawal methods are available.
Summary – very good
Intertops have a long standing reputation as a sportsbook and within an ever uncertain internet world for players from the US, their longevity should, quite rightly, go a long way in the appeal to play at this poker room. Add to that, some high action ring tables, excellent value guarnteed tournaments and promotions plus one of the best looking Revolution Gaming Network available. One account will give you access to the online Sportsbook, Casino and Poker Room and i would recommend you check out their website regularly for all the latest promotions throughout their site. All in all, it’s a substantial package and well worth a look.
If you’d like to read more about the casino, please go to our Alternate Casinos – Intertops Casino Review and there’s also detailed information about their sportsbook at Alternate Sports – Intertops Sports Review.
Intertops.com was established in 1983 and online since 1996. The company has developed a history of integrity and satisfied customers around the world. They guarantee that all customer information is handled in the strictest of confidence and is under no circumstances given to third parties. Intertops is also US Friendly.
Info – Frequent Player Points (FPPs)
FPPs are used to earn bonuses and Gold Chips. This is how you get FPPs and as a result how you get your bonus money and Gold Chips.
Earning FPPs Rules
You must play on a real money table. There must be rake generated during the hand You must be dealt cards during that hand.
You earn as many FPPs as there is rake on the table as long as you are dealt cards in that hand. For instance, if the rake on the table is $0.75, you will earn .75 FPPs as long as you were dealt two cards in the hand, regardless of whether or not you bet. You can earn a maximum of 3 FPPs per hand and the calculations are accurate to the penny, so if your table raked $2.99, you will receive 2.99 FPPs.
A second way that you can earn FPPs is by paying the entry fee for a tournament. For each dollar worth of tournament fees you pay, you earn 7 FPPs once you are finished the tournament. Just like Real Money Games, the calculations are accurate to the penny, so for a $0.50 tournament fee, you will receive 3.5 FPPs.
Info – Intertops Tourneys Freeroll
In this freeroll, the winner is awarded a ticket to the Sunday $1K Freezeout with a token worth $22. The weekly Sunday $1K has, in addition to a $1,000 guaranteed prize pool, a very small player field competing for the first prize of several hundred dollars.
The second and the third place player each receive a ticket to the Friday $250 Guaranteed Bounty tournament, where each $10+$1 buy-in produces a $5 bounty on your head, while $250 are guaranteed for the regular prize pool.
Even if you don’t make it to the top 3, the Intertops Tourneys Freerolls also award 5 more extra places with tokens to the Just one Dollar $250 Guaranteed tournament. This tournament is ideal for beginners or players with a tight bankroll; only one Dollar buy-in, 250 Guaranteed and unlimited re-buys and one add-on should guarantee a lot of poker fun.
You can find the Intertops Tourneys Freerolls within the poker client under the tab Freeroll.
Info – User2User Feature
This works exactly as a normal player to player transfer except that after the money is recieved, the player then will see a box where they can add whichever bonus code they need. In essence, this means they can get all the benefits of a normal deposit without having to use a credit account.
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