Aced Poker vs Bodog Poker

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Aced Poker: Aced Poker offers a decent sign up bonus worth 100% of your first deposit, up to $500, paid in $5 installments for every 1,250 VIP points you earn. You will have 60 days to clear the bonus. Use the Aced Poker Bonus Code ACED100 when you sign up and deposit.


Bodog: Bodog Poker gives new players a 110% Match Sign Up Bonus worth up to $500. The extra 10% will be immediately credited to your account with no clearing requirements attached. The rest of the bonus will be rewarded at $1 for every 3 Bodog Points you earn. You can earn these points at cash games and tournaments at Bodog when you play with real money. Currency conversion rates apply: €1 = 5 Bodog Points; £1 = 6 Bodog Points; and 1 Rand = 0.5 Bodog Points. You have 30 days to clear this bonus.

Verdict: The Bodog Poker bonus is worth more, essentially, due in fact to the 10% up front, and it is much easier to clear, but the expiration date is shorter.


Aced Poker: Aced Poker has an exciting promotional menu that offers the popular Aced Outs program, 4 Aces Wins 40 X the Big Blind, Royal Flush bonus, reload bonuses, satellite tourneys, and other revolving promos.


Bodog: Bodog’s promotions include the Royal Flush and Bad Beat Bonuses, freerolls, reload bonuses, guaranteed cash tourneys, and unique player challenges. Bodog also hosts the Bodog Poker Open.

Verdict: Both Aced and Bodog are generally the same size in terms of players, give or take a thousand or so, and their promotions reflect this, in that they are about the same in terms of events and payouts.


Aced Poker: Powered by Merge Gaming, Aced Poker shares skins with Carbon Poker. This network is both complex and user-friendly. The graphics are just okay, but the features are acceptable and the action is swift. This poker room does not yet accommodate Mac players.


Bodog: Bodog’s proprietary platform offers a unique and feature-rich application with smooth and simple graphics to make for a sleek and uncluttered user interface. One such exclusive feature is Spotlight on the Action, which makes it easy to follow the table rotation.

Verdict: Bodog is a unique poker software that is a bit more sophisticated visually than Aced Poker, which shares network and skins with other online poker rooms and doesn’t exude the classy aesthetics that Bodog software is famous for.


Aced Poker: The $50K Sunday Guaranteed tournament takes place weekly with satellites feeding into it all week. In addition, multiple other guaranteed tournaments run daily and weekly, also full of satellite feeder tourneys. There are many tournament formats available at Aced Poker such as Freezeout, Bounty, Shootout, Flipament, Blitzkrieg, and Deepstack tourneys.


Bodog: Bodog’s big weekly guaranteed tourney is the $100K Guaranteed that costs $162 to buy into. Other big-money daily and weekly tournaments are also a staple at Bodog, as are plenty of other various tournament formats that feature a wide range of limits and games.

Verdict: Both of these poker rooms offer about the same in tournament selection; however, Bodog tends to have bigger guaranteed prize pools and elite events.


Aced Poker: Texas Hold 'em, Omaha and Hi Lo, Stud and Hi Lo, Razz, 5 Card Stud, Triple Draw, Badugi, 5 Card Draw, HORSE, and some other mixed games.


Bodog: Texas Hold ‘em, Omaha and Hi Lo, Stud and Hi Lo, and 5 Card Stud; no mixed games.

Verdict: Aced Poker has more varieties of games, but that doesn’t mean they will always be available, but they do offer mixed games, whereas Bodog does not.


Aced Poker: The loyalty rewards program at Aced Poker is top-rate with the 4-tiered Swagger VIP program that offers rewarding benefits to loyal players. Points are awarded to players at the rate of 1 point per $0.10 paid in tourney fees and on a variable scale for cash games depending on the specifics of the game you are playing. These points are good for tournament buy-ins, cash back redemption, and Aced Poker merchandise including electronics and other items.



The rewards system at Bodog is pretty lucrative for frequent players. For every raked hand you participate in at cash games, you’ll get up to 1 point, and for tournaments, you’ll get 3 points for every $1 you pay in tourney fees. Additional points are given for time spent playing at Bodog, up to 500 every month. Points can be redeemed for tournament seats or cash.

Verdict: Aced Points are easier to earn, but Bodog is the only online poker room to offer bonus points for the time you actually put into to active poker play.


Aced Poker: ±3,000 players


Bodog: ±4,000 players

Verdict: These rooms are generally considered in the same category in terms of size. Bodog tends to be a more tight-knit sight with strict policies against professional online gambling; they claim to be for recreational players only.


Aced Poker: contributed


Bodog: contributed

Verdict: equivalent, for the most part


Aced Poker: 30% rakeback offer


Bodog: None offered.

Verdict: If rakeback is a deal breaker, you have no choice but to go with Aced Poker.

Deposit Options

Aced Poker: VISA, NETeller, Click2Pay, Fonelinx, ClickandBuy, EntroPay, eWalletXpres, moneybookers, ACH e-check, ECO, pic-club, and Wire Transfer.


Bodog: Credit cards, Click2Pay, NETeller, PaySafeCard, moneybookers, eWalletXpress, and Speedcard

Verdict: Both offer a healthy menu of deposit option choices, but Aced does provide a few more alternatives.


Aced Poker: Web-based email form and email address available 24/7


Bodog: Web-based email form and toll-free telephone support in English

Verdict: If you want to speak to a live person, Bodog offers these support options, while Aced only provides email support.