Sportsbook Poker on Linux

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Sportsbook Poker is a popular online poker site because it accepts US players. The site also makes it very easy for players to fund their poker accounts by providing several deposit options. Although Sportsbook Poker only offers a software download option for Windows users, you can still play on the site if you use the Linux operating system.

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Playing Sportsbook Poker on Linux

Sportsbook Poker only provides software that is compatible with the Windows operating system. Unlike most online poker sites, the site does not provide an Instant Play feature. You will have to use a Windows emulator to play poker on the site if you use Linux. There are several emulators available for Linux. The most popular emulator is Wine. Wine allows you to run almost any Windows application on Linux. You will have to visit the Wine website and install the emulator on your computer before you can use the Sportsbook Poker software. The Linux download and installation process for Sportsbook Poker will be the exact same as for Windows after you have installed Wine. Follow these steps to begin playing Sportsbook Poker on your Linux computer:

1. Visit

2. Click the Free Poker Download button on the left side of the screen.

3. If a File Download box pops up, click Run. The download should begin automatically.

4. Locate where the Sportsbook Poker installer was saved on your computer. Click it to begin the installation process.

5. The software will automatically install and launch. You will have to sign up for a username and password before you can play.

Sportsbook Poker Linux Game Types

Sportsbook Poker features all of the classic and most popular poker variations. You will be able to play the following poker games on your Linux computer:


Omaha Hi-Lo

Texas Hold'em

7 Card Stud

7 Card Stud Hi-Lo

Sportsbook Poker also lets you compete in a number of exciting tournaments. The tournament types include:

Sit n' Go

Multi Table

Freeze out

Heads Up



Late Registration

Differences Between Sportsbook Poker Linux and the Windows Sportsbook Poker Software

The use of emulation software on your Linux computer allows you to use the exact same Sportsbook Poker software that is available for the Windows operating system. This means that you will get all of the same graphics, features and stat tracking that Windows users enjoy. The Sportsbook Poker software for Linux provides a minimalist view of the poker action. This allows you to focus on your game without being distracted by unnecessary animations or graphics. You will be able to make notes during game play and keep track of all of the hands you have played.

While it may seem like a hassle to download emulation software to use the Sportsbook Poker software with Linux, the process is actually very fast and easy. You will be able to enjoy all of the great features offered by Sportsbook Poker by following some easy steps and using emulation software like Wine.

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