Online Poker has become a truly international phenomenon, with poker rooms catering to players from geographies worldwide. The UK is no exception – many familiar "high street names" now run their own online poker sites. This article looks at 3 of the top UK poker rooms and assesses what is on offer at each.

Party Poker

Party Poker was the number #1 online poker site before pulling out of the US in the fall of 2006. However, this site still remain firmly in the top three sites with a massive global player base – and still offer some of the loosest tables available online. Games include the ever popular Texas Holdem in no-limit, pot-limit and fixed limit format as well as Omaha and Stud poker variations.

The tournament schedule at Party poker is huge and features the Sunday $400k guaranteed showcase in addition to a huge range of tournaments to suit all pockets. The sit and go tournaments fill up very fast and feature some innovative variations such as the famous Party Poker "Steps", and more recently timed "Helkat" sit and goes too. Party Poker offers many generous incentives, there are regular re-load bonuses in addition to the fast clearing 30% to $150 sign-up bonus with bonus code OPBC30.

Ladbrokes Poker

A familiar name to those in the UK due to their huge chain of high street betting shops. Ladbrokes poker also host one of the largest online poker rooms in the UK – with over 10,000 players online simultaneously at peak times of UK evenings and weekends.

There is a good selection of tables available at Ladbrokes, including Texas Holdem, Omaha and Stud poker games. The tournament schedule at this site (including sit n go tournaments) is also very busy.

Ladbrokes use "Microgaming" software which will be familiar to those players who have used the Prima network before. Benefits include fast action and no avatars to clutter up the simply designed tables. There is a new player sign-up bonus of up to $500 available and a wide range of secure deposit options too.

Titan Poker

Titan Poker is the largest poker site in the "iPoker Network" – a group of poker sites which pool together their players. Together this network comprise the 4th largest online poker site.

This poker site have a reputation for loose tables and challenge Party Poker for the accolade of the worst opponents online. The tables are very busy with both no-limit Holdem and pot-limit Omaha regularly attracting many players. The tournaments at Titan poker often feature "overlays" – the guaranteed prizes being more than the sum of player buy-ins.

Titan Poker offers many promotions to their players including a 100% to $500 sign-up bonus with bonus code SQUIDOO. Freerolls, satellites to major televised events and monthly cash-back incentives make this top UK poker site a popular choice for players of all abilities – check them out for yourself today.