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Follow our Step-by-Step Instructions to Download Americas Cardroom Today!

Last Updated: 8 March 2022

Before Downloading Americas Cardroom

Although they are a great site for online poker, Americas Cardroom are not a good option if you enjoy betting on sports, or playing casino games. If you plan to do either, we strongly recommend joining DitoBet instead (by clicking the image below). If you are sure you want to download Americas Cardroom, you can skip to our detailed download instructions.

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Unlike Americas Cardroom, DitoBet offer sign-up bonuses for Casino (€900) and Sports (€200). They also offer far more games and betting options, as well as a much more user-friendly software. However, their poker network traffic is rather low, and they do not accept US players.

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Like DitoBet (but unlike Americas Cardroom), Bovada offer a sign-up bonus for Casino ($3,000) and Sports ($250), as well as reward points that you earn regardless of whether you're playing poker, betting on sports, or gambling in the casino. They also offer far more betting options, and a much wider variety of casino games. They also accept US players. 

However, if you only plan to play poker, then Americas Cardroom is probably your best option. They have plenty of traffic, charge low rake, and offer excellent rewards. You can also download Americas Cardroom for poker, and either DitoBet or Bovada for casino and sports.

Why Download Americas Cardroom?

Download Americas Cardroom today by following our step-by-step americas cardroom download instructions to enjoy the following outstanding benefits:

  • $50 free cash
  • The best poker bonus available online, including up to 40% cashback from status points
  • $2,000 first deposit bonus
  • Up to $147,000 in cash achievement bonuses for reaching status point milestones
  • Access to The Beast, the best poker rake race for cash game players
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If you already know how to install Americas Cardroom, and are just looking to download the software, simply click the banner below. Otherwise, keep reading and we will walk you through the process step by step!

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Your Americas Cardroom download will take just a few minutes, and you will soon be playing on one of the best poker sites online against soft players!

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How to Download Americas Cardroom

To download Americas Cardroom, follow our simple step-by-step instructions. Note that the download, registration and deposit instructions on this page are specifically written for PC, but the process will be almost identical for Mac. However, if you are planning to play on a mobile device, you should instead use our instructions for playing online poker with Americas Cardroom on your mobile

If you have problems at any point during this process, feel free to contact us at the email address listed in the "Contact Us" section at the bottom of this webpage.

STEP #1: Visit the Americas Cardroom Website

Click the button below to visit the Americas Cardroom website. This will open in a new browser tab, so that you can easily switch between tabs as you navigate the download and registration processes. 

STEP #2: Download Americas Cardroom Software

As soon as the Americas Cardroom site loads, a download box like the one below should appear:

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If the Americas Cardroom download box does not appear, click the red download button in the upper right of the Americas Cardroom webpage:

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Click the Save File button in the "Opening SetupAmericasCardroom.exe" download box. If the Save File button is greyed out, just click anywhere inside the download box and it should be available to click. Make note of where you save the file.

STEP #3: Install Americas Cardroom Poker Software

Find the file you just downloaded and double left-click on it to start the installation process.

americas card room poker download If asked to "allow this app to make changes to your device", click "Yes". Select a destination folder and click "Next"

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You probably want to place a shortcut icon on your desktop. If you do not want a shortcut on your desktop, uncheck "Create a desktop shortcut". Click "Next".

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Verify the installation details and click "Install"

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Congratulations, you have just downloaded and installed the Americas Cardroom poker software onto your computer!

How to Register an Account with Americas Cardroom

Now that you have downloaded ACR's software, setting up an account will be easy! Just follow our step-by-step guide and you will playing online poker with Americas Cardroom in a matter of minutes!

STEP #1: Launch Americas Cardroom

If you have just finished installing the Americas Cardroom software, you can immediately launch the program by clicking "Finish" with the "Launch AmericasCardroom" box checked:

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Otherwise, you can simply double left-click the AmericasCardroom icon on your desktop or from your Start Menu.

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STEP #2: Create a New Americas Cardroom Account

Once the program starts, click the green "Create new account" button

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STEP #3: Select an Americas Cardroom Promo Code

Americas Cardoom offers two loyalty rewards programs, each with their own Americas Cardroom Promo Codes:


Use Americas Cardroom Promo Code "ACRELITE" to be automatically registered in the Americas Cardroom Elite Benefits program. With Elite Benefits, you earn Rank Points (RPs) for every $1 you contribute to rake and fees. Rank Points determine your status level (Lieutenant, Captain, Major, Colonel, General, and 5-Star General). Depending on your status level, you will earn a number of Combat Points (CPs) for every $1 you contribute to rake and tournament fees. Exchange Combat Points for cash, or use them to buy into real money tournaments!

In addition, as you achieve various Rank Point milestones, you will earn Achievement Bonuses, up to $147,000! 

ACR Promo Code: ACR27RB

Use Promo Code "ACR27RB" to receive a flat 27% rakeback from Americas Cardroom. Players who opt for the simpler rakeback program will not earn Combat Points or Achievement Bonuses but will instead receive 27% of their paid rake and fees as a refund.

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Enter the rest of your Account Info (nickname, password, email, etc.) and the blue click "NEXT" button.

STEP #4: Enter your Personal Information

Enter your personal information and click "CREATE ACCOUNT".

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Congratulations, you now have an account with Americas Cardroom!

How to Deposit to your Americas Cardroom Account

Now that you have an account with Americas Cardroom, it's time to make your first deposit! Americas Cardroom offers a 100% deposit bonus up to $1,000 and also offer $50 in free cash over your first 20 days with the site.

STEP #1: Open the Cashier

To open the Americas Cardroom cashier, simply open the Americas Cardroom poker software, login and click the big red "Cashier" button at the bottom right of the poker lobby.

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Click the big red "Deposit" button

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STEP #2: Select your Preferred Deposit Method

Click your preferred deposit method from the choices on the left.

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Note that there is a 10% processing fee if you deposit with Visa. There are two ways to avoid this Visa processing fee:

  1. Deposit $300 or more and Americas Cardroom will pay the fee themselves
  2. Create a Neteller account. Deposit to Neteller using your Visa, and then deposit to Americas Cardroom using Neteller. Neteller charges a 2.5% Visa processing fee, so you are still paying a fee to deposit with Visa, it's just much less if you do so through Neteller.
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Once you've selected your preferred deposit method, click the green "Deposit with..." button on the right side.

STEP #3: Enter your Deposit Details

Enter the applicable details for your chosen method of deposit and click the green "Save" button on the left side. Note that different methods of deposit will require different information than what is shown in the image below.

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Enter your deposit information on the left side and then click the green "Next" button on the right side.

Congratulations, you are now ready to start playing real money poker with Americas Cardroom. Best of luck at the tables!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is Americas Cardroom Legit? +

    In a word, YES! Even though the site isn't licensed, and have had issues with bots in the past, they also have a 20 year history without any major scandals, and have worked tirelessly in recent years to remove all bots from the site.

    Americas Cardroom is the flagship poker site of the Winning Poker Network, which was launched in 2001 (under the previous name MyPokerNetwork). In addition to operating the longest-running online poker network, WPN have also hosted numerous live events, including the Latin Poker Series from 2009 to 2014, the Punta Cana Poker Classic from 2010 to 2017, and the Cage Live in 2018 and 2019, where players are given a behind the scenes tour of their operations in Costa Rica.

    There are three main reasons that the legitimacy of Americas Cardroom is sometimes questioned:
    1. The site is not licensed by any gaming commissions. While this sounds like a big deal, it really isn't. The 3 biggest online poker scandals were all committed by licensed sites (Full Tilt used players' funds for day-to-day operations, leaving them short by about $184M when those players tried to cash out; Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet cheated players out of approximately $20M by using superuser accounts to look at their hidden hole cards during play; PokerStars, Full Tilt, and Absolute Poker were all indicted for bank fraud and money laundering for processing transfers to and from US-based players in an attempt to circumvent the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act). It should be noted that none of these breaches were identified by the licensing companies!
    2. In the past, Americas Cardroom was accused of turning a blind eye to bots. While bots have always been an issue in online poker, it was especially bad on Americas Cardroom, PartyPoker and 888 Poker. In April of 2019, Americas Cardroom took major steps to identify and remove bots from their site, and even re-imbursed affected players.
    3. Although it's illegal for US residents to play real money online poker, Americas Cardroom continues to accept US-based players. Critics of the site often use this to justify calling ACR an "illegal" poker site. However, Americas Cardroom is not based in the US and thus are not bound by their laws. As long as they're not committing crimes in the US to circumvent these laws (like PokerStars et. al. did), then ACR are not breaking the law any more than a Canadian convenience store is when they sell a Kinder Surprise to an American tourist!

    Although you should always be at least a little wary when playing online poker, Americas Cardroom is as trustworthy as any other online poker site. Common sense tells us that online poker companies are making too much money to risk it all to cheat their players. Unfortunately, history has shown us that too often greed trumps common sense. However, everything we have seen over the past two decades suggests that Americas Cardroom are a legit online poker site.
  • Is Americas Cardroom Safe to Download? +

    Americas Cardroom is absolutely safe to download, as long as you are clicking on a safe Americas Cardroom download link, like those on our site.

    After downloading any poker site download installation software, it's very possible that your anti-virus program will flag the program as unsafe. However, this is almost always a false flag and you should feel confident ignoring it. You may also receive a similar false flag warning when you try to run the installation program.

    As with most online poker sites, your download should be safe as long as you:
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  • How to Deposit on Americas Cardroom? +

    Making a deposit to your Americas Cardroom account is very easy!
    1. Download and install Americas Cardroom client software.
    2. Launch the Americas Cardroom program (AmericasCardroom.exe), and create an Americas Cardroom account.
    3. Open the Cashier (by clicking the big red "Cashier" button in the bottom right of the poker lobby.
    4. Click the big red "Deposit" button.
    5. Select your preferred method of deposit (Visa, Mastercard, bitcoin, ecopayz, Neteller, etc.).
    6. Enter your deposit details, and then click the green "Next" button.

    Depending on your deposit method, your funds should arrive in your account in a matter of minutes!

  • Are There Deposit Fees on Americas Cardroom? +

    Most methods of deposit on Americas Cardroom do not include any fees. The only exception to this is deposits made with VISA, for which there is a 10% deposit fee.

    In the past, Americas Cardroom have waived this fee if you deposit $300 or more. Technically, the fee is still paid, but Americas Cardroom pay it on your behalf. However, you should check first with Americas Cardroom Support to ensure they are still waiving the fee for Visa deposits in excess of $300. 

    If you want to use your VISA card, but do not want to pay a 10% fee, another option is to create a NETELLER account. NETELLER will charge you a 5% fee for VISA deposits, but no fee for depositing from NETELLER into your Americas Cardroom account. 
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