Even with Mobile Poker 2014, there's a Long Way to go
According to a Gaming Edge
study, which rated over a dozen mobile poker sites based on various
categories, only one of them scored above 50%, with nobody eclipsing the
70% mark. Areas where many poker sites scored low include 'Lobby,'
'Games,' 'My Account,' 'Social' and 'Tournament.' Lobby, Games and
Tournament seem like areas where poker rooms could easily improve their
product within the next couple of years.
Looking to the Future
As you can see from the low
ratings, there's plenty of room for mobile poker to grow. For one thing,
multi-tabling could stand to be improved seeing as how the max number of
tables that can be played is normally four. Some sites don't even have any
multi-tabling option. Upgrading social features seems like a must too
because many wireless players are of the recreational variety.
Taking all of this into account, it will be years before we see the industry reach a level where players have access to truly high-functioning mobile products. But until then, poker players can still enjoy some great service and convenient gaming at mobile poker sites.