Players in no-limit
Players in no-limit automatically bought in for the full value of their account; the most successful accumulated over one million chips and joked about selling their accounts. Tournaments often started with the theoretical maximum of 23 players at one table and could be completed in less than an hour. A texas hold'em poker playing program, r00lbot, was able to maintain a winning record, and provided amusing quotes as well. Notes1.^ Rec.gambling.poker FAQ: What is IRC poker? Chris Ferguson and the Art of Bankroll Maintenance, Part II by Michael Craig Planet Texas Hold'em Poker Planet Poker was the first real-money cardroom for playing online poker, opening in 1998.
History The pioneerWithout an existing model to follow, Planet Online Hold'em Poker founder Randy Blumer was entering uncharted territory. During the initial launch and testing phases in late 1997, Planet Online Hold'em Poker started to build a customer base, placing advertisements in Card Player magazine. By the time the first real money table opened, a handful of customers were ready to play. On 1 January 1998, after several months of planning and preparation,