There are seven online poker rooms that offer multilingual software. There are seven trustworthy sites that are multilingual, plus there are a few more but I wouldn’t play on them. Most have been around quite awhile, but new ones are starting to pop up. RedKings.com has only been a round a short time, since 2006, and they offer software in 17 different languages.
EverestPoker.com has been around since 2005 and they offer poker in 12 different languages. Languages that the software supports are French, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, German, Japanese, Czech, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Icelandic and Finnish.
Most multilingual sites won’t offer action to Americans. PokerStars.com does, but that’s about it. Not that multilingual rooms are desired in the States anyway, it’s mainly a European feature that hadn’t really been important to players until the game became so popular over there. Multilingual software will become the norm for most sites in the future.
Once you’ve played enough Texas Holdem, most players look to expand their poker horizons. Omaha variations of the game are the usual route of expansion for players, with pot-limit Omaha being the most popular. These variations have had limited information available on strategy and theory, until now.
www.chipsinthemiddle.com has launched a website that is dedicated to providing information and discussion for Omaha variations. The main focus is on pot-limit Omaha for now, but expansion is sure to follow. We can expect to eventually see more information on Hi/Lo versions as well.
There is already a wealth of Omaha information available there. There’s an open forum that’s not too busy yet, and a good blog that’s up to date. The information ranges from simple starting-hand selection theory to advanced draw articles. The site could be a little more organized, but they claim …