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Downloading the Software

After clicking on one of the download links, a file download window will open on your PC. Click on "Save this program to disk" and click "OK". This will then pop up a "Save As" window on your PC.

In this window select a location to save the Poker Room. This can be in any folder or area you choose, though most save the file to their desktop. Click on "Save" and begin the download. Once the download begins you will see a Download window on your PC screen. Once the download is complete click "Open" to start the Install Wizard.

Alternatively you can double click on the PokerMetroMPP_PW1.exe file, downloaded to the location you selected.

Installing the Software

Closely follow the onscreen instructions, clicking "next" where appropriate. The final stage is to agree to the Licence Agreement. Once you have done that the Install Wizard will select a place for you to install the Poker Room software to, though you can choose any part of your PC. If you are happy with the location, click "Next" and then select a Program Folder location.

Once you finished this the Install Wizard will complete the installation, and the Poker.ie Poker Room will begin to load. Once loaded you will be in the Poker.ie Poker Room lobby.

Registering an Account

Once the Poker Room software has loaded, click on the "Register An Account" button. Choose either to register as a Real Player (play for real money) or as a Guest Player (play with non money chips). Once you have selected your account type, click "Next" to continue.

Opening a Real Account

There is a simple step-by-step process to opening a Real Account at Poker.ie Poker. You are required to fill out your personal details such as address etc, and select a password. Please note to fill in all forms accurately. We advise you to keep your Poker.ie Poker account number and password in a safe place.

Activating an Account.

You will receive a confirmation email once your details are complete, and this email will contain a link, which you need to click on to activate your account. You will also need to select an alias. Your alias is your online identity and is how other players will view you. Please note that you are allowed only one alias for the Poker network. If you have played previously you will have to use the same alias. After that, you're ready to play!

Opening a Guest Account.

Guest Accounts only contain guest chips. You can play in any guest game at any time, and you can also purchase real chips to play for real money at any time. Clicking "Guest" as your account choice you will need to fill out a short form you will then be given a Guest Account Number and Password. Your Guest Account will be credited with 1,000 chips, which you can use to try out our full range of games.

Purchasing Chips

To fund your account simply click on the "Cashier" button in the Poker Room Lobby and then click on the Purchase tab. You can select any of the purchase methods or if you need to add another card simply click on the Add Card button For a full run down of the banking options available visit our banking section, or click here.

Cash-in Chips

To cash-in chips you have won, go to the Cashier by clicking on the button in the Poker.ie Poker Room Lobby. Further details about making cash-ins can be found in our Banking section.

Winnings are subject to the Poker-room verification procedures before payment. The Poker-room may charge a nominal fee for check handling.

The Poker-room will, at their discretion, request identification from a player to ensure validity of registration details before winnings will be paid.

Technical and System Requirements

Minimum PC Requirements:

The Poker.ie Poker Room has been designed to operate on nearly all computers.

The minimum requirements are -

  • Pentium 100 MHz PC
  • Windows 95 / 98 / NT / 2000 / ME
  • 16-bit (high colour) video card
  • 16 MB of RAM
  • 20 MB of free hard drive space
  • Minimum of 14.4 bps modem with ISP connection

Unfortunately, the download version of Poker.ie Multi-Player Poker is not available to customers using Macintosh operating systems.

Internet Connection:

You will need to be connected to the Internet for the duration of each visit. If you are disconnected you must log back in before your next bet. If not you will receive an all in.