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With the 2011 World Series of Poker main event to kick off in early July, there were a number of online poker rooms operating across the Internet that allow customers the ability to play online poker for free

PokerStars has long been among the most visible of the “Play for Free Online Poker” websites via their aggressive television advertising promotions and through its .net extension, which typically symbolizes the “Free” aspect in the online gambling sector. 

These online poker rooms also offer real cash play in addition to free online pokerOne can play for free and hone his or her skills for as long as it takes without any obligation.  At some point, it may be time to play for real cash.  Nearly every online poker room offers FREE CASH with an initial deposit.  Players can also take advantage of top promos including bad beat jackpots and cash guarantee tournaments. 

US-facing sites that offer free online poker play to real cash play when ready include DoylesRoom, The Merge Poker Network, Cake Poker and Bodog Poker.  A number of top brands operate outside the US but prohibit real cash play from those living in the States.  These sites include PokerStars, PartyPoker and PKR Poker, a 3D graphics brand. 

At the time this was written, 127,930 players were online at PokerStars with only 26986 being real cash players. 

- Staff

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