Poker players are getting a move-on with getting their poker on-the-move and in the latest news, Pokerstars have strongly positioned themselves to push mobile poker out to their potential database of players by purchasing a mobile software company, Cecure Gaming. This site is already one of the largest online poker offerings in the world with more than 200 000 players online at any one time. They attract many players with their attractive game offerings and prizes as well as the fact that they are home to the largest stable of pro poker players in Team Poker Stars, globally. They offer games at every level of play, a poker school, opportunities to play with the BIG names and entry into the largest live tournaments found anywhere.
Cavendish Corporate Finance has announced that as at the 17th November, Cecure Mobile will successfully transfer to Poker Stars. Cecure has been actively working on solutions for mobile gaming since 2000 and in 2007 they partnered with T-Mobile to provide a real money poker offering. They have been involved with various brands including huge names in the poker industry such as Aces Royal and the World Poker Tour.
The fact that Poker Stars has gone to the extent of buying this mobile developer out completely, as apposed to actually partnering with them, proves that they are convinced that mobile poker will take off like a bat out of hell, which is exactly what experts have been predicting will take place. Mobile handheld devices have reached the stage of technological advancement to ensure that mobile gaming is of a high quality and will only improve, thereby increasing the demand for these games to a large extent.
A large amount of online poker rooms have started supporting mobile, real money poker gaming and whether you own a Nexus One, Blackberry, Motorola, HTC, LG, Sony, Ericsson, Samsung Nokia, Palm, or other smart phone, these gadgets can now be used to mobilize your game. For example Full Tilt Poker mobile accepts U.S. Players and supports Android as well as other mobile devices. Switch Poker does not accept U.S. players, but they do support play on iPads, iPods, and iPhones for real money games. Bwin supports a wide range of smart phones, does not accept US players, and provides the current largest mobile poker network.
You may have noticed that smart phones are the name of the game when it comes to playing mobile poker and this is because of the nature of the game. It is a multiplayer game which make it more complex, both technologically and graphically. All other gambling games are easily supported by any WAP enabled mobile devices, and there are quite literally thousands which may be used to play online casino games, bingo and make use of sports betting facilities.
That mobile poker is fast becoming a reality for all smart phone users also makes it more accessible to a wider audience and Poker Stars has also long been a favourite choice for Apple Mac users to, hence i-application platforms being extremely popular for poker online.