Americas Cardroom Review

Last Updated: 4 October 2021

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Americas Cardroom Poker Review

Americas Cardroom offers an amazing rewards program, making ACR Poker the best poker site online for cash games and sit-and-go's, offering better average rakeback than all other online poker sites. To take advantage of their fantastic promotions, simply click the download button below:

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As part of the Elite Benefits program, ACR Poker players earn Rank Points (RPs) and Combat Points (CPs) for every $1 contributed in rake and fees. Rank Points (RPs) determine your status level, while Combat Points (CPs) are spent on cash rewards or are used to buy-in to poker tournaments. Achievement Bonuses are the second component of the Americas Cardroom loyalty rewards program.

Achieve annual Rank Point milestone targets with Americas Cardroom to earn cash rewards, up to $147,000 in total every year! Click to Tweet

For example, once you earn 750 RPs in a year, you earn a $10 cash bonus. While this may seem insignificant (this particular milestone is just 1.3% rakeback), keep in mind that achievement bonuses are in addition to the rewards for converting Combat Points into cash. If you are a professional online poker player who generates more than $30,000/year in rake and fees, then no other online poker site will offer as much equivalent rakeback as ACR Poker!

Americas Cardroom Rakeback Review

The amount of equivalent rakeback you earn with Americas Card Room is obviously very dependent on how much rake (and/or fees) you pay. If playing cash games, you can actually earn as much as 160% rakeback thanks to the Beast rake race!

However, if you are a casual to amateur player, you are probably better off joining the ACR Rakeback program, which awards 27% rakeback, paid weekly. As with most loyalty rewards programs, Elite Benefits offers greater rewards to higher volume players. If you generate less than $18,000/year in rake and fees, then Elite Benefits will offer less than 27% rakeback (including achievement rewards), so you are better off joining the rakeback program. 

To join the Americas Cardroom rakeback program, simply click the banner below and follow our step-by-step download and registration instructions. When creating your Americas Cardroom account, simply use ACR Promo Code "ACR27RB" and you will automatically be enrolled in ACR's 27% rakeback program!

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ACR Poker Promo Code Review

Also known as "bonus codes", you can enter an Americas Cardroom promo code to make sure you are correctly registered for your preferred loyalty rewards program. When you create an account with Americas Cardroom, simply enter one of the ACR Promo Codes listed below to join the associated loyalty rewards program:

ACR Bonus Code Rewards Program Benefits
ACRELITE Elite Benefits Earn Combat Points, which can be converted to cash, as well as achievement bonuses up to $147,000/year
ACR27RB 27% Rakeback For every $1 paid in rake or fees, get 27¢ refunded directly to your account each week

You will also qualify for the sign-up bonuses listed below, regardless of which ACR promotional code you use.

Americas Cardroom Sign-Up Bonus Review

The best part of the Americas Cardroom bonus package is $50 FREE cash!

Deposit $25 or more with Americas Cardroom and login every day to receive $50 FREE CASH! Click to Tweet

In order to take full advantage of the poker bonus for new players, you may want to deposit more than just $25 with ACR Poker. Although this is not the best poker signup bonus available online, you will receive a 100% bonus up to $1,000. Unfortunately, the Americas Cardroom bonus must be cleared in 60 days and is only earned at 20% cashback (for every $1 of bonus you must generate $5 in rake or fees). However, the payout increments are just $1, so you are less likely to leave bonus money on the table.

To take advantage of the Americas Cardroom sign-up bonus today, simply click the button below (and follow our step-by-step instructions to download and install the Americas Cardroom software to your computer):

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New Americas Card room poker players also gain access to four $250 New Depositors Freerolls, worth approximately 48¢ each. 

ACR Poker Freerolls

Status Freeroll Name Frequency Time (UTC) Value
Lieutenant Sunday Special $115k Freeroll Super Sat. Daily 5:15pm
Lieutenant FREEROLL - $10 GTD - On Demand Hourly All day

Americas Card Room Freeroll Leaderboard

If you're not a big money player, don't worry - you can still take advantage of the many Americas Cardroom freerolls. The On Demand freerolls start as soon as 270 players register and have a prize pool of $10 spread across the top 10 finishers. Since late registration is allowed, each On Demand tournament typically has more than 500 entrants, reducing the value of each to approximately ¢2. Clearly these are not the best poker freerolls available online. However, a new On Demand tournament starts every 45-60 minutes and you can win a $55 tournament ticket by placing in the top 10 in the weekly ACR Poker Freeroll Leaderboard. First place also receives a $215 tournament ticket for a total value of $270 - a nice return for no investment!

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Americas Card Room Poker on Mobile

Although Americas Cardroom does not have a mobile poker app for either Android or iOS, you can still play poker with Americas Cardroom on your mobile phone or tablet via their browser client. Follow these instructions to create an Americas Cardroom account on your mobile device and you can start playing mobile poker with Americas Cardroom today!

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Peak hours: 2am - 6am UTC
Peak Traffic: 4,600 players
Peak Cash Traffic: 1,300 players
Avg. Cash Traffic: 700 players
Low Hours: 12pm - 4pm UTC
Low Traffic: 1,100 players
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  ++   Best rake races online  
  +   US players accepted  
  +   $50 free tournament tickets  
  +   On-demand freerolls  
  +   Live poker support  

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Take Full Advantage of Your ACR Poker Bonus

If you are trying to build a poker tournament bankroll, then grinding ACR Poker's On Demand freerolls is a great option. Although each tournament is very low value, if you can place in the top 10 in the weekly freeroll Leaderboard then you have the opportunity to play a much larger tournament ($55 buy-in) for free! Come in first and you will also earn a $215 ticket!

Rank CP Cost Cash CPs/$1
Captain 4,500 $50 90.00
Major 25,000 $300 83.33
Colonel 50,000 $600 83.33
General 100,000 $1,500 66.67
General 250,000 $4,000 62.50
5 Star General 625,000 $10,000 62.50

Unless you can achieve the rank of General, the best use of Americas Cardroom Combat Points is to buy directly into tournaments. This offers an exchange rate of 66 CPs / $1 regardless of buy-in. If converting your Combat Points to cash, try to play a lot of poker in a given month in order to earn a higher status level to improve your conversion rate. For example, if you spend 100,000 Combat Points as a Major, you will receive $3,000. However, if you can grind one month like crazy and achieve the rank of Colonel for that month, then that same 100,000 Combat Points can be turned into $4,000!

If you play poker cash games, you should note that Americas Card Room cash games use the dealt rake method for awarding Rank Points. That is, all players who are dealt cards receive the same number of points (based on the rake), regardless of whether they contributed to the rake or not. This means that tight players will pay less rake for the same number of RPs as loose players.

ACR Poker also offer fantastic weekly rake races, which combined with all of the other Americas Cardroom bonus offers is the reason we think they are the best overall online poker room. The Beast awards $2,500 for the top finishers and players who generate enough rake to win the top prizes can actually earn more than 100% rakeback! If you prefer sit and go's, Sit & Crush is ACR Poker's weekly SNG rake race. Although the cash prizes in Sit & Crush are half those in The Beast, they are also easier to get (due to less competition).

If you generate less than $18,200/year in rake and fees, you should instead sign up for the ACR rakeback program, which is only available if you download Americas Cardroom from the banner below. You cannot obtain the rakeback deal from the Americas Cardroom website. This exclusive rakeback program rewards players with 27% rakeback, which is tracked daily and awarded weekly.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is ACR Poker? +

    ACR stands for Americas Cardroom, an online poker site on the Winning Poker Network (or WPN) that offers 27% rakeback, and accepts players who reside in the US.
  • Is Americas Cardroom Legal? +

    Yes, Americas Cardroom is a legal online poker site. Americas Cardroom is a subsidiary company of the Winning Poker Network, and are a registered company in Costa Rica.

    Why people often claim the site is illegal is the fact that they are not licensed by any gaming commissions. However, since online poker is largely unregulated, licensing isn't a requirement. Not only that, but every major online poker scandal has involved a licensed site, and the licensing bodies were not involved in exposing the scams, so being licensed really doesn't seem to mean much!
  • Can you Play Americas Cardroom in the US? +

    Yes, even after the infamous Black Friday, Americas Cardroom continues to accept US-based players. Many critics of Americas Cardroom try to claim that this makes ACR an illegal poker site, but that claim simply isn't true!

    We are not lawyers, and we're sure you aren't interested in a detailed legal discussion, so we'll keep it as simple as possible. First, the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA) targets companies, not individuals, which is why no individual has ever been charged for violating UIGEA. Since most online gambling sites are not located in the US, the act targets banking institutions rather than the sites themselves. That is, rather than prohibiting online gambling, the act instead prohibits the transfer of funds for the purpose of online gambling. This way they can actually enforce the act by targeting US-based institutions (i.e. banks and credit card companies). Americas Cardroom are headquartered in Costa Rica, so even if they violate UIGEA by accepting payments, they are not bound by US law. PokerStars et. al. were in violation of UIGEA because they conspired with and deceived US banks in order to accept player deposits, which both violated UIGEA, and also constitutes a US-based crime (since the banks are located in the US). 

    Secondly, while drafting the act, US legislators knew that it would be difficult to police all forms of online payment. So instead of making all forms of cash transfer illegal, they only made illegal the ones they could easily track and prosecute (again, primarily targeting US-based banking institutions). Although you may be able to make deposits via credit card, the easiest way to legally deposit and withdraw money on Americas Cardroom is via cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrencies are not included in UIGEA. And again, it's important to note that UIGEA didn't make all forms of deposit illegal, but instead specifically made illegal the ones they could easily track. Since cryptocurrencies are not included in that list, using them to process payments (even for the purpose of gambling online) is not illegal in the US!
  • Is Americas Cardroom Legal in the US? +

    Yes, but it's a bit murky! Americas Cardroom continue to accept US-based players. However, it's not illegal for them to do so, and it's also not illegal for US-based players to play there.

    While the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 prohibits companies from "knowingly accepting payments in connection with the participation of another person in a bet or wager that involves the use of the Internet and that is unlawful under any federal or state law.", US Laws obviously don't apply to non-US companies unless those companies are doing business in the US. When PokerStars, Full Tilt, and Absolute Poker were shut down (all non-US companies), it was for bank fraud, not for violating UIGEA. They were colluding with US banks to accept deposits from US-based players. As long as ACR doesn't commit bank fraud, there is no law stopping them from accepting US-based players, and also no law preventing US-based players from playing there (since UIGEA applies to companies, not individuals).

    That said, this is not legal advice, and the US has a history of "creatively" interpreting their laws (usually for self-serving interests). So while it's highly unlikely that either Americas Cardroom or US-based players who play there will ever run into any legal issues with the US government, it's not a zero percent chance.
  • Where is Americas Cardroom Legal? +

    Americas Cardroom is legal in most countries. However, you are restricted from playing on the site if you are located in Australia, France, French Guiana, Guadaloupe, Italy, Martinique, Mayotte, Réunion, Spain, Sweden, or Turkey. You also cannot play on Americas Cardroom if you live in Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, or Washington State.

    As always, your specific country may have laws that prohibit you from playing poker online that are not covered in the above list (even though Americas Cardroom may allow you to download and use their software).
  • Is Americas Cardroom Regulated? +

    The short answer is no, Americas Cardroom is not regulated. But then, neither are most online poker sites. A regulated poker site is one that is physically located in a particular location and abides by the laws of that location (including taxation). For example, WSOP.com is regulated, which is why they only offer online poker to 3 states in the US, and nobody outside of those 3 states. PokerStars.FR is regulated (in France), but PokerStars.com is not. While Americas Cardroom are physically located in Costa Rica, and presumably pay taxes there, they offer online poker to plenty of countries outside of Costa Rica.

    Since Americas Cardroom are unregulated, they could very easily steal all of your money and you would have zero legal recourse. But why would they? Americas Cardroom has been in operation for 20 years, and they make boatloads of money on rake and tournament fees. So while yes, they could just pocket all of their players' deposits, they will make far more money in the long run by operating an honest online poker site, just as they've done for the past 20 years.
  • Is Americas Cardroom Rigged? +

    No, Americas Cardroom probably isn't rigged. This question gets asked of every online poker site. While it's true that an online poker site could boost their profits by rigging the outcome of hands, it would be an extremely short-sighted business model. Americas Cardroom has been in operation for 20 years, and I'm sure they plan to be in operation for at least 20 more. If you play online poker with Americas Cardroom or anywhere else, you are guaranteed to see some highly suspicious hands. There will always be more examples of highly suspicious hands from online poker because (1) there are far more hands dealt per hour, and (2) it's easier to assume that online poker is rigged. PokerStars alone deals roughtly 1.5 billion hands of poker a month, so that will include a LOT of bad beats!

    Just last night my father got knocked out of a tournament on ACR after two players hit a runner runner flush after he put them all-in on the flop. Earlier in the night, he accidentally timed out before he could make a raise. He and another player flopped the nut straight. My father would have turned the nut flush, and both would have lost to a player who flopped a pair of J's, turned J's and 6's and then rivered a J for a runner runner boat! But this nonsense happens in live poker as well. I remember him flopping a set of Ks vs AK only to lose when the turn was an A and the river was another A. That was in live poker, and I know it wasn't rigged because I was running the poker room!

    Americas Cardroom provides hand histories of every hand you play on the site. If they were rigging hands, it would be simple enough to prove (tedious and time-consuming, but not difficult). Players have used hand histories to uncover bots on Americas Cardroom, PartyPoker, and other sites. They also used hand histories to uncover the infamous PotRipper scandal, and hand reviews led to the allegations against Mike Postle. If Americas Cardroom (or any other popular online poker site) were rigging results, the poker community would uncover it!
  • Is Americas Cardroom Safe? +

    Yes, Americas Cardroom is safe. Although playing online poker on any site is never going to be without at least some risk, all indications are that Americas Cardroom is one of the safest online poker sites. Although the site has had issues with bots in the past, they have not had any major scandals, and pay their customers in a timely manner. Following the events of Black Friday, Americas Cardroom promptly paid out all of their US-based players, before later re-entering the US market.
  • Are There Bots on Americas Cardroom? +

    In 2020, Americas Cardroom made a commitment to go after the bots that were plaguing their site and even refunded players who were affected. While it's impossible to say that all bots have been eliminated from the site (or any other online poker site), their current impact is minimal. Americas Cardroom continues to diligently search for and eliminate bot accounts, and have implemented numerous steps to stop these accounts from being created in the first place.

    It's impossible to eliminate bots completely from online poker. The accounts are still created by humans, and it takes time to detect a bot, giving malicious coders an opportunity to score a quick buck. Online poker sites could prevent bot-users from profting by putting delays on withdrawals, but nobody wants that. The approach taken by Americas Cardroom is to simply make it too much of a hassle to be worth the effort. Captcha services, and updated table graphics designed to make it difficult for bots makes Americas Cardroom a difficult site for bot programmers to target. Advanced bot detection algorithms also give these bad actors a very limited window, making it a high cost, low return venture. As a result, most bot programmers have instead directed their efforts at easier targets.
  • Is Americas Cardroom Real Money? +

    Yes, Americas Cardroom offers real money online poker. The site offers No Limit, Pot Limit and Fixed Limit Hold'em and Omaha as cash games, tournaments or Sit & Go's. Americas Cardroom also offers a variety of deposit and withdrawal options including VISA, Mastercard, NETELLER, Skrill, bank transfers, and over 60 different cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Dogecoin, and more!
  • Is Americas Cardroom Soft? +

    It is difficult to quantify whether an online poker site is soft or not, especially since this can vary by stakes or game type. What we can say is that Americas Cardroom charges some of the lowest rake and fees, while also offering some of the highest rakeback rewards available online. As a result, you are unlikely to find a lower "net cost" online poker site than Americas Cardroom!
  • Does Americas Cardroom Payout? +

    Americas Cardroom have an excellent reputation for paying their customers in a timely fashion. Following the events of Black Friday, Americas Cardroom quickly paid all of their US-based customers, before later re-entering the US market. The site offers plenty of options for withdrawing your funds including bank drafts, bank transfers, debit card, numerous cryptocurrencies, and more!
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ACR Poker Deposit Options

Bank Transfer, bitcoin, Click2Pay, ecoPayz, entropay VISA, Instadebit, Mastercard, Mastercard by NETELLER, Mastercard by Skrill, NETELLER, Skrill, Skrill 1-Tap, UseMyBank, Verified by VISA, VISA, VISA by NETELLER, VISA by Skrill

Withdrawal Options

Bank Draft, Bank Transfer, bitcoin, Click2Pay, Debit Card, ecoPayz, NETELLER, Skrill

Country Restrictions

Australia, France, French Guiana, Guadaloupe, Italy, Martinque, Mayotte, Réunion, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, USA (Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, Washington)