Below you will find a concise overview of the Global Poker card room rules, for a more comprehensive understanding, please take a look at the official Global Poker Card Room Rules document.
Please bear in mind, Global Poker Terms and Conditions will always be applicable for any conflict between Card Room Rules and Terms and Conditions
By playing any game available on the Global Poker site, you agree to comply with all Global Poker Card Room rules. Any breach of these rules may result in your Global Poker account being restricted, suspended, or permanently closed.
What are the General Rules of the game?
Please note that all of these rules apply to both your Gold Coins and Sweeps Coins, as well as both ring games and tournaments
- To play Global Poker’s Games you must meet the minimum age requirement set out in clause 3.1 (a) of the Terms & Conditions. You may be asked to provide proof that you are of legal age
- Only you may play on your Global Poker Account. You must not let other people use your Global Poker Account
- Global Poker does not accept any responsibility for the quality of a player’s personal internet connection or for any disruptions to it
- You can choose to use table chat where available
- Unacceptable behavior includes collusion, which means any pair or group of players working together or sharing knowledge to gain an unfair advantage over other players, or any actions which Global Poker (in its sole discretion) deems similar or predatory
- Global Poker prohibits the use of bots (or the like), or any tool and/or service that plays/functions without human intervention or reduces the requirement of human involvement in conjunction with with the games it offers
What are the rules on Ring Game?
- Unless otherwise stated, all games use a standard 52-card poker deck
- Minimum and maximum buy-ins may vary by table. Any such variations will be declared before you join a table
- Seated players are expected to be dealt into a hand much more often than they are sitting out
- If you are disconnected, and therefore unable to act on your hand while having chips invested in the pot in a ring game, you may be given extra time to reconnect.
What are the Tournament Rules?
- All tournaments will begin promptly at the scheduled time stated in the tournament lobby. Global Poker reserves the right to delay or cancel a tournament without prior notice
- Seats are assigned at random. Seat changes are not permitted
- Players are only allowed to participate in a tournament once. Players are prohibited from using multiple accounts to enter multiple times into a single tournament, and doing so may result in penalties including a warning, disqualification from the tournament (with partial or full forfeiture of winnings), and suspension or cancellation of your Global Poker Account
- The break schedule for a tournament can be found in the tournament lobby. Players are encouraged to take note of the break times
- Each player will be allocated a time bank which allows the player extra time to make a decision
What are Jackpot Sit 'N' Go Tournament Rules?
- The Jackpot Sit 'N' Go (JSNG) tournament is a three-player SNG tournament
- Players may register for and actively play in a maximum of four JSNG tournaments at a time
- There is no set rake for JSNG tournaments. Instead, the house holds 6% of the prize pool on average (“House Hold”) (see prize structure on the Card Room Rules). The House Hold percentage may vary from time to time at Global Poker’s absolute discretion
- The prize pool is randomly determined (using a weighted RNG model) before the tournament starts and can be up to 10,000 times the Gold-Coin or Sweeps Coin buy-in amount
- The last remaining player in the tournament (the player who has all of the chips in their possession) is the winner