Lock Poker for Mac

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Lock Poker is a recently debuted online poker site that has quickly built a dedicated following. The site offers Windows-only downloadable poker software, and they haven't yet added an Instant Play versions. Mac users looking to gain access to Lock Poker will need to run the Windows native software under a Windows emulator, such as Boot Camp or Parallels. These programs act as an interface upon which you can install Windows Xp, Vista or 7. Following this, you'll be able to run any Windows program, including the Lock Poker software.

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Installing Lock Poker Mac

First, you'll need to decide whether to use Boot Camp or Parallels as a Windows emulator. Boot Camp is included for free with most Macs, while Parallels offers increased levels of adjustability and customization. Regardless of the emulation environment you choose, you'll need to purchase a full copy of a recent version of Windows, such as 7, XP or Vista. You'll install Windows into the emulation environment just as you would on a new computer. Once, this process is complete, you'll need to download and install the Windows version of Lock Poker.

  • Open your favorite web browser within your Windows emulator and visit LockPoker.com.
  • Click the Download tab located in the top menu.
  • Click the Download and Play link located on the right middle side of the screen.
  • A file entitled InstallLockPoker.exe will now download to your computer. When the download completes, double click on this file and choose an installation destination for Lock Poker Mac.
  • Launch the Lock Poker Mac software and create a new account. This will allow you to access Lock Poker Mac cash games and tournaments and play for real money.

Lock Poker Game Types and Support

Lock Poker offers wide range of poker games, as well as a few casino card games for players who need a diversion. Some of the game types include the following: