Online poker is easily available for users who have a Windows PC or laptop, players can simply download almost any poker room software and start playing after signing up for an account. But what about players who don't use a Windows based computer?
A select few online poker rooms have made their software compatible for MAC, iPhone, smartphones and android mobiles. With the speed at which technology is advancing these days it's important for sites to keep current with the latest trends and devices.
Some poker sites also have a flash version of their software which is compatible for both Windows and MAC users, the software is normally a slightly simplified version of the downloadable client and still supports both free money and real money poker games.
Play Poker on MAC or Mobile
Another great reason for playing poker on your mobile phone is that you have the option to play poker anywhere, which can be quite useful when away from your PC. Sure some people might think you're a poker addict being glued to your mobile device while on holiday or if you use public transport to get to work.
We have provided links below to download or play poker online at poker rooms who support Apple MAC, Linux and mobile devices.
Online Poker for MAC - Download
MAC Poker players have been very limited to which poker rooms support their operating system over the last few years. Recently poker sites have become aware of how important it is to offer players a MAC poker download.
The following online poker sites offer poker software to download that is compatible for Apple MAC.
Flash poker software is also compatible with MAC offering players an online poker no download option.
Flash Poker compatible with Windows & MAC
Although flash poker software is normally a simplified version of the poker room download, it has it advantages. Players who are using operating systems such as Windows, Mac or Linux can still play poker online provided they have a web browser installed with the latest Java or Adobe flash.
Another great advantage is is you play at several online poker rooms and don't wish to download any more software especially if you're testing out a new poker room. Some players also prefer flash poker or instant play poker to squeeze in a game or two in their lunch break at work, where it would be difficult to explain you way out of having poker software installed on your work PC to the boss.
Flash poker is browser based and players can bookmark these links in their favorite web browser most commonly Internet Explore, Chrome or FireFox. See below for poker sites who have a flash version of their software:
- PartyPoker Anywhere
- 888Poker Instant Play
- UWinPoker - Instant Play Poker (USA players welcome)
- BWin Poker
If you already have an account at these poker rooms you can simply login with your username and password or sign-up for a new player account at the login screen.
Online Poker for Mobile Phones
Mobile poker games is a new market for online poker sites, FullTilt Poker were leading the way with the Rush Poker Mobile version of their software which is currently unavailable at the time of posting. Since then the only poker room who has developed their software for Android mobiles and iPhones is BwinPoker.
BWin Poker App (Android and iPhone)