Social gaming giant Zynga has today launched its real money online poker operation. Named Zynga Poker Plus, the site is a skin on the PartyGaming network.
PokerNews first learned of Zynga’s plans to enter the real money online poker arena in October 2012 when we revealed Zynga had joined forces with bwin.party digital entertainment plc. Under terms of the deal, Zynga would join the PartyGaming player pool meaning Zynga Plus Poker customers would be playing alongside PartyPoker, bwin, WPT Poker and Gamebookers customers.
The Zynga Plus Poker uses its own images that are usually seen on its Facebook app, but the ties to bwin.party are there for all to see. Under the promotions tab there are a number of promotions that appear across all PartyGaming skins, many of which you will have read about in our PartyPoker Weekly articles.
Another similarity is the Zynga Plus Poker VI and Rewards scheme which is the exact same “Palladium VIP” scheme utilised by the skins on the PartyGaming network.
An entry on the Zynga Plus Poker blog reads:
“Bring your ‘A’ Game to [sic] tables as ZyngaPlusPoker powered by bwin.party is LIVE for players over the age of 18 in the UK. ZyngaPlusPoker offers a wide variety of games and tournaments with buy-ins at every level. No matter your experience, ZyngaPlusPoker has the action you are looking for!”