- Large player traffic
- Above average quality of games
- Social, recreational player focused
History of Interpoker
Interpoker launched in 2003. It was sister site to Intercasino. Interpoker was the main site on Cryptologic. It was owned by the network.
Interpoker offered large bonuses and rakeback deals. It did great until the UIGEA passed in the U.S. Interpoker left the U.S. market in October 2006. Traffic on Cryptologic collapsed after all other skins adopted that policy. The platform closed in March 2009. Interpoker moved to Boss Media and later Ongame before closing in June 2016. All players were paid.
Lessons Learned from the Failure of Interpoker
Interpoker struggled after it left the U.S. market. It was a member of three separate poker networks during its life. None were ever large enough to give players a decent game selection. While Interpoker paid all of its players, one lesson learned here is to be cautious of sites that recently banned large countries and moves networks.
What Interpoker Was Like
Interpoker started out on Cryptologic. The software was primitive. It never improved during its six-year run. The software was buggy and slow. There were not many games. Those that existed were of low quality.
Interpoker’s move to Boss Media was nearly identical. Poor software accompanied a small game selection. Ongame’s software was also below average. Interpoker joined Ongame during the last period of Ongame’s life so its traffic was not any better than Interpoker’s first two homes.
One thing Interpoker did well was paying players. Most transactions were processed in less than 24 hours.
Where Are Interpoker Components Today?
Interpoker’s sister site Intercasino is still in business. The Boss Media software is still used by lotteries in Sweden, Austria and some Canadian provinces. None of its other former business partnerships are still in operation.
Scandals Related to Interpoker
Interpoker was always a legitimate poker site. Its only problem was the marketing of the product that failed to attract players. There were never any scandals related to Interpoker.
Interpoker Failure Player Impact
Interpoker paid all players in full when it ceased operations.
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Timeline of Events
2006Interpoker leaves U.S. market after UIGEA passes.
2009Cryptologic Network closes, Interpoker moves to Boss Media.
2013Boss Media closes, Interpoker moves to Ongame.
2016Interpoker closes, pays all players
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