1.6 billion! That’s the number of Android devices shipped worldwide. It has long dominated the mobile market industry, and reached a record breaking high of 88% market share at the end of 2016.
In the US alone, 53.3% of the mobile market are android devices. That means, more than 1 in 2 devices is android.
Android and Mobile Poker
With 95% of Americans owning some form of mobile device, and more than half of those being android based, the poker gaming industry is well aware of the lucrative gaming opportunities this presents.
Not wanting to miss out, the poker gaming industry made sure that all android users have access to their favourite poker games, right from their mobile device.
All the major poker sites all have a mobile friendly version and/or mobile app of their poker site. All you have to do is either access the mobile version of the site from your internet browser, or download the app straight to your android device, then you can start playing poker right away.
What Payment Methods Can I Use for Android Poker?
Most of the payment options that are available to you on the web version of the poker site will also be available to you on your android device.
The process of making the deposits and withdrawals are also very similar. Just find the cashier section and choose either deposit or withdrawal. You’ll then see a list of all the available payment options. Choose one, enter the amount, then finish. Depending on which option you chose, the funds will be in your account instantly or up to a few business days.
What Are the Benefits of Android Poker?
The main benefit is you can now play poker anywhere and anytime. All you need is a mobile device, which, for majority of people is on their person for most of the waking hours, and internet connection. This mean you are never too far away from your favourite poker game as you can play even when you are away from your computer.
Some poker sites also offer special bonuses for android users. These differ from poker site to poker site, so make sure you keep an eye out for these when deciding on your poker site.