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Welcome to Online Poker at Virgin Games

Enter the world of Virgin Games, home to one of the best online poker sites in the UK. You can play poker games online in tournaments, where you could win a maximum payout of 10,000x your buy-in size!

Wild Seat Poker

Poker Tournaments

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Virgin Games Poker

Wild Seat Poker is the exciting online poker game that is Texas Hold’em Poker only it comes with a substantial twist – there are mystery payouts up to a limit of 10,000x your buy-in if you manage to emerge victorious! There’s no need to install any poker software to enjoy our games, as you can play online poker in browser with us in fantastic quality.

Online Poker Tournaments

Our poker tournaments are played as No Limit Texas Hold’em Poker games, with four players included in each game. The buy-ins start from as little as £1, and the standard rules of online poker are applied. You aren’t required to download anything in order to enter our poker tournaments, so you can start playing straight away.

Mystery Payouts

Wild Seat Poker games are slightly different from typical online poker games in that they only pay out to the winner, who receives a randomly selected prize. This is revealed to each individual player only after they have won, although anyone who has been eliminated from the game is also shown the mystery value that they would have claimed had they managed to go all the way. The maximum payout in this game is an incredible 10,000x your buy-in, so you there is a fantastic opportunity to win an enormous pot.

Poker Hosts

Our poker hosts are there to chat to you and answer any questions you may have during your game, as well as helping you to solve any possible issues you could encounter. We offer players a friendly and social poker community where you can chat to your fellow players as you try and land a poker jackpot.

Poker Hands

There are a number of different ways to win a hand when playing online poker. Below, our table outlines the best poker hands ranked in order from strongest to weakest.

Best Poker Hands Ranked
RankHand NameDescription
1Royal Flush10, Jack, Queen, King, Ace in an identical suit
2Straight FlushFive consecutive cards in an identical suit
3Four of a KindThe same card in all four suits
4Full HouseA Pair alongside Three of a Kind
5FlushFive cards of the same suit
6StraightFive cards in numerical order, using different suits
7Three of a KindThe same card in three different suits
8Two PairTwo different pairs of a card in the same hand
9PairTwo identical cards
10High CardIf no cards match, the highest ranked card wins, with Ace being high

Top 5 Online Poker Tips

For any new online poker player, you may feel as though you aren’t experienced enough to compete with those who’ve played on poker sites for a considerable amount of time. If you’re looking to play and not be played yourself, our top tips can help you develop your knowledge and tactics of the classic game:

  • If you’re a beginner, start small - Play for small amounts if you’re just starting to play online poker for real money, as this gives you additional time to learn and improve your skills.

  • Pay attention to what the other players are doing - You’ll be able to notice whether their playing style is overly aggressive or slightly reserved, and from that you can begin to calculate the strength of their hand.

  • Be patient at the table - There is no rush to take control of the chips, and if you are to win you must have the ability to be patient and wait for your opportunities to be more forceful in your play.

  • Get the maximum value from your cards - If you’re playing in a tournament that doesn’t have a big buy-in, for example, you can be more adventurous with your bets if you have a good hand, because players are more likely to take a risk and call you on them.

  • Pocket Pairs give you a much greater chance of winning - Statistically, you have an 85% chance of winning a hand if you start with Pocket Aces. This trend is represented throughout the list of cards, so if you are dealt two of any card, you’re in with a shout.

Can I Play Texas Hold’em Poker Online on Virgin Games?

Our online poker games feature Wild Seat Poker, which is an innovative and exciting Texas Hold’em Poker experience, available to be played from just £1. In these games you compete against three other poker players, and a variety of mystery prizes are on offer. These include poker bonuses of double the buy-in value, or even a jackpot which can be a maximum 10,000x the buy-in.

Only the winner will be paid out at the conclusion of the Wild Seat Poker tournaments, with another intriguing twist being that the losers are shown the prize that could’ve been theirs upon exiting the game, therefore giving you even more reason to secure victory.

Can You Play Online Poker with Friends?

Interested in receiving a poker bonus? Refer a friend to play poker online with you at Virgin Games, and in the process you could receive a healthy bonus, allowing you to put your strategies to the test in our rooms!

This promotion is available to players who've deposited and wagered with us on at least one occasion. Once your friend has registered, deposited a minimum of £10 and wagered £40 or more in accordance with the wagering requirements, you will be awarded a £20 bonus within 72 hours.

Where to Play Online Poker?

Experience thrilling online poker in the UK with Virgin Games! Our Texas Hold’em Poker games are littered with mystery prizes, notably including a maximum payout of £100,000, plus you can enter our Wild Seat Poker tournaments to put your poker strategies to the test against other players. Furthermore, you will receive a bonus of 30 free spins on our selection of online slot games when you register, deposit and wager £10!

How to Play Poker Online?

To begin playing poker, simply enter an online poker room from our on-site selection and select your stake size. From there, you can venture into the world of poker, where you could potentially win one of our exhilarating jackpots.

Cards are dealt starting from the left of the dealer, and you initially receive two cards, which can then be paired with the community cards that are subsequently dealt face up. This starts with the Flop where three cards are added, before the Turn and finally the River, which each sees one card turned. Between each round of cards, you have the opportunity to fold, check or bet.

The minimum value that can secure a winning hand is a High Card, although this is extremely rare, with the most powerful hand being the famous Royal Flush, which requires you to hold a 10, Jack, Queen, King and Ace of the same suit. Whoever possesses the most valuable hand at the end of the round wins the pot, unless a scenario occurs where all other players have folded, meaning the only remaining player scoops the amount of money that has been wagered.

Free Poker

Receive a poker bonus for signing up with Virgin Games! When you play and deposit with £10, we'll give you 30 free spins to be used on Double Bubble, with no wagering requirements.

You can also get some free poker games by referring a friend to us! Once they've signed up and met the relevant conditions, we'll reward you with £20 in credit to play poker online free! This bonus can be used to gain entry to one of our poker rooms, giving you extra opportunities to secure a sizeable win.