|2015 update - Carbon Poker remains open but is closed to affiliate referals, therefore we can no longer offer support or exclusive promotions. PokerBonus recommends Americas Cardroom, US friendly with 27% daily cashback and a $1,000 signup bonus.|
Carbon Poker is one of a handful of online poker rooms to still accept players residing in the US, pending future legislation that allows more sites to do so.
In order of size - number of players, or 'traffic' - the top 3 US friendly poker sites in 2014 are:
|Bovada||~1400||100% up to $1,000||No rakeback|
|Carbon Poker||~350||200% up to $5,000||10% - 35%|
|Americas Cardroom||~325||100% up to $1,000||27%|
* PokerScout.com data
US Players download the Carbon software through the same channels as residents of other countries. The process takes just a few minutes, no VPN required.
Visit our Carbon Poker download page for instructions on how to get set up for online poker in the US.
Carbon US Players can cashout their winnings by cashiers check, up to a maximum of $2,500 per month. Forum reports indicate a processing time of 2 - 4 weeks.
Withdrawing by check has no fee for the first withdrawal in each calendar month, then $40 per check should you request more than one per month.
Carbon Poker has reliably paid out its users since 2005 when they were Poker.com, both US and RoW players. There are zero indications that the Merge Gaming Network is suffering financial problems at the current time.