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Bovada Poker Download

Bovada Poker is a recently rebranded version of Bodog´s superb poker download which is exclusively available to players from the US. Online poker players from the Rest of the World will be unable to register an account on this site and should visit our Bodog Poker download page if they want to take advantage of the excellent welcome bonus, database of easy-to-beat players and under-subscribed guaranteed tournaments.

Bovada Poker Bonus

Bovada offers one of the highest poker bonuses in the industry. You will receive a 100% match up to $1,000 bonus. This welcome bonus is only valid on your first deposit.

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Bovada Poker Download for Windows

The Bovada Poker download for Windows is quick and easy to install. On most computers you should be up and running within five minutes.

  • From the Bovada Poker web site, click on “Download Poker”. You will be given the option of running the download, saving the file or cancelling the download. Click on “Save” to save the file to your computer and run the application from the saved file.
  • Some online poker players using Internet Explorer on Windows XP Operating Systems may encounter a message saying that the Bovada Poker download was blocked. If this occurs, right click on the message bar and select “Download File”.
  • The download runs automatically, extracting and installing the full Bovada Poker software. The final stage of the installation removes any existing Bodog Poker files (as players from the US are no longer allowed on the web site) but any hand histories and transaction data are automatically carried over to the new software.

The full installation will just take a few minutes to complete, after which the client automatically opens and you will be asked to register and create your account.

Account Registration

Existing Bodog players in the States will not have to go through the registration process as their account details are also carried forward when they perform the Bovada Poker download. However, players wishing to register a new account and take advantage of the 100% match bonus for new deposits up to $1,000 should read the following carefully.

The registration process on Bovada Poker consists of one straightforward secure page which opens up in your web browser.  You will be asked to complete your country of residence, your name, email address and date of birth, full postal address and telephone number. You are asked to answer two security questions in case you ever forget your password, tell Bovada that you heard about them from “” and confirm that you are over 18 years of age and have read the terms of service.

Once you have checked the information and clicked on “Open My Account” an account number is allocated to you and a confirmation email sent to you welcoming you to their poker room. Please note that this poker site does not facilitate the use of “user names” as all the tables on Bovada are played anonymously.

Funding Your Account

Bovada Poker accepts Visa, Rapid Transfer and MyPaylinQ as deposit methods, with fees applying to some transactions below a certain limit. Cashouts from your account will be made by check unless the MyPaylinQ deposit method is used, and online poker players wishing to fund their Bovada Poker account with a Visa card will find that a deposit limit of $475.00 is applied until such time as the account is verified.

Verifying Your Account

In order to make withdrawals from your account (or increase your deposit limits), it will need to be verified. To do this you will need to complete and print off the verification agreement that can be found on the cashier´s page (underneath the “deposit” button”), sign and date the form and make an imprint of your credit card on the bottom. Then scan the whole form back into your computer and email it to customer services with a copy of your photo ID and the back/front of your credit card. 24/7 telephone support is available if you encounter any difficulties.

Bovada Poker Download for Mac

From July 2012, a Bovada Poker download for Mac has been available. The process for creating and funding your account is the same, with only minor differences in the download procedures. After the Mac poker download has completed, you may have to open the installer file from your saved location and follow any instructions that may appear to complete installation. Mac poker players in the States can also enjoy the benefits of playing on Bovada Poker is if they have the Boot Camp programme installed on their machines. Players using a Linux operating system can take advantage of the open source program WINE (click here to get the software to enable a Bovada Poker download for Linux).

System Requirements

The Bovada Poker download for Windows performs on all versions of the Windows operating system from XP (with Service Pack 2) onwards. The software supports multitabling for up to twenty tables at a time, but players wishing to play this numbers of tables should ensure that at least 1Gb of RAM is available and that they have a 2GHz processor.

Bovada Poker Download

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for MacIntosh via Boot Camp






Operating System Windows XP Windows 7 Mac OS X 10.5 Mac OS X 10.6
Processor 1GHz Pentium 1GHz Pentium 800 Mhz G4 Intel x86
Memory 500Mb RAM 512Mb RAM 1Gb RAM 1Gb RAM
Disc Space 30Mb 60Mb 70Mb 100Mb
Screen Resolution 1024×768 1366×768 1024×768 1366×768


On most computers running Windows software you can discover the processor speed and memory size (RAM) by right-clicking on the computer icon in the control panel. How much space you have available on your computer can be established by right-clicking on “Local Disc (C)”, and the screen resolution can be adjusted by right-clicking on the computer desktop and selecting the desire resolution. It is always in your best interests to download Bovada Poker and play online using a dedicated DSL connection.

Bovada Poker Download Summary

Bovada Poker still remains part of the Bodog Poker brand and will be affiliated to the Bodog Poker network, but now will be synonymous with US online poker. Consequently, this thriving network is anticipated to increase its player database significantly over the coming year and provide greater opportunities for competent online poker players to enjoy a lucrative poker experience.

If you live in the States and wish to take advantage of a fantastic welcome bonus, a superb range of exclusive promotions and a valuable reward program, download Bovada Poker now!

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