Heads-up is the favorite poker format of many professional players. This is due to the fact that it is only during a one-on-one game when you can use all your skills and abilities as efficiently as possible. Not without reason, heads-up is called the most skillful format. Regulars love to play face to face against fishes, because no one claims on their stack, apart from the regulars themselves. Thus, today the question is set acutely – where to play heads-up online? And we will try to fully answer this question by reviewing the most convenient and profitable poker rooms.
Rooms with the most attendance at HU cash tables
In terms of traffic at the heads-up tables, Party Poker is the leader. Also, good attendance in this format is demonstrated by PokerKing, part of the American Winning network. In the evening Moscow time there is a lot of game at all limits, up to the NL100. The most popular tables are at NL50 and NL100 limits, where on average 10 full tables are collected for each of them. Winning network poker rooms have restrictions on multi-tabling – no more than 4 simultaneously played tables. Thanks to this, one regular simply cannot physically grind on all available tables.
More expensive tables in the PokerKing room appear at night and early morning Moscow time. You can find quite a few games at tables with limits up to NL5K. At its peak, Party Poker collects about 2-4 tables at NL500 – NL2.5K limits, and 5-10 tables at NL50 – NL200 limits. It is noteworthy that there are not many recreational players at the average limits at Party Poker and PokerKing – these rooms attract regulars with a lot of traffic and high rakeback.
You can also play heads-up games at the cash tables in iPoker’s rooms, including the Italian reservation – iPoker Italy. Most of the game is concentrated at the NL50 and NL100 limit tables, however, at peak times you can find several full tables at even higher rates – NL500 and NL1K. The field of iPoker Italy is quite weak, so even when playing face-to-face at medium limits, you can meet recreational players. Fishes also could be found in the PPPoker mobile application quite often, that was originally oriented to Asian countries, but now spreading to the whole world. Peak traffic here falls on the period from 17.00-19.00 Moscow time. Limit range: NL30 – NL6K.
Rooms with heads-up SnG
Heads-up SNG tournaments in the Unibet poker room are quite popular, especially at low limits. About half of the traffic falls on the limits in the range from 1 to 4 euros. There are practically no SNG tournaments on the iPoker XA network.
A large attendance of tournaments in this format is observed in the PartyPoker room. Moreover, expensive SNGs, which mostly worth $ 215, are especially popular. Peak traffic is observed at 18:00 Moscow time. At this time, up to 18 tables are collected at high limits – this is about half the traffic for this format.
Unibet is probably the only room where you can fully play heads-up SNG tournaments without multi-rooming. In other rooms this format is not popular enough, mainly due to the appearance of SnG lottery tournaments, which have lured the lion’s share of traffic. Thus, if you are multi-player and like to play heads-up tournaments in SnG, you need to register in two or three rooms.
In all reviewed rooms you can sign up by contacting our managers. In this case you can expect more favorable conditions of the game and increased rakeback, which will allow you to earn more poker.