They really had separate client several years ago. During May, all guaranteed tournaments were removed from the tournament schedule. Tournament buy ins also dropped. We will most likely have to wait until smartphones get bigger share in internet traffic. Cash game traffic has also collapsed.
Starting in late February, promoted freerolls linked to player deposits stopped running. Shortly after these freerolls started to disappear from the tournament lobby, the guarantee amounts for tournaments were reduced. This created less overlay for tournament players. Tournament buy ins also dropped. During May, all guaranteed tournaments were removed from the tournament schedule.
This eventually brought tournament traffic down to virtually zero. Cash game traffic has also collapsed. High Pulse Poker is only averaging 15 players while peaking at players daily. High Pulse Poker has a sponsored forum at the poker forum Twoplustwo.
While there were many positive discussions in the beginning, the discussion has become mostly negative. Many players are unhappy about the drop of guaranteed tournaments and lack of promotions.
The forum rep last logged into Two Plus Two on April 24, and there has been no response to any of the player complaints by the company.
That was about the same time High Pulse Poker tweeted anything on their Twitter feed. The last news story on their website was over a month ago. While we expect that High Pulse Poker will close in the coming weeks, we also expect players to get paid in full. It is our understanding that the poker room fully intends on paying players all funds that are owed.
If you want to play there you will have to use your web browser for this. Though independent program requires downloading and installation, it has flexibility in terms of playing multiple tables. But if you play from web browser, multitabling is a little bit difficult. You have to open new tables in your poker lobby and switch between them like you do it in web browser.
There are other minor restrictions but in general this option is rather good and has advantages. The best and most valuable advantage is mobility: If you compare this option with standard poker room you will see that standard poker rooms require player to install special soft to all computers where you want to play.
If you have free time at work you can just launch ClubWPT website and start playing. Anyway, there is only one way to join the Club — you need to create a new account and launch the client in browser.
No downloading is required. Now let us tell more details about how to create new account and start poker games. First of all click the link above to create a new account.
You will see ClubWPT website with a big promo banner. There are two buttons: New User and returning User. You need to click New User and special registration form will appear. Fill this form with your data. You can leave it blank. You will not be asked to enter your payment details at this step. After you confirm registration your account will become active. Now you can log-in. You are member of ClubWPT, you have account with Basic permissions which allows you to access poker lobby and participate in play money games.
But where is the download link you may ask? You need to log-in at the website, launch lobby and play. You will not succeed. There is no traditional poker client. You have to play from browser.
They really had separate client several years ago. Players had to install it and use it for playing. It is a traditional practice of poker websites. But they decided to get rid of the client and create a web interface for players.
Right now you can access ClubWPT from web interface only.