GETTING STARTED WITH RIVA POKER

Downloading the software

It’s quick and easy to download Riva Poker’s software. The software is protected against viruses and any other malware which could damage your computer so you can download it safely.



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    On the Riva Poker homepage, click “Download Poker”


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    Click “Save” to save the file onto your computer
    Please Note: Remember where you have saved this file as you'll need it to continue installing the software.


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    As soon as it has finished downloading, click “Close” on the downloading window.

  • You can then move on to stage 2: installing the software and creating your account.

Installing the software and creating your account

As soon as installation has finished, the software’s homepage will appear.

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    Double-click on the icon of the file you previously downloaded and then click on “Run” to begin the installation.


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    Read the software’s terms and conditions, then click on “Accept” to continue.

  • You can now create your Riva Poker account:


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    On the software’s homepage, click on “Sign Up”


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    Fill in the registration form.
    Note: The “Referrer username” and “Promotional code” sections are not mandatory, but if you have this information, enter it to enjoy your gifts!


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    Tick the box to “Accept” the Riva Poker Terms and Conditions, then click on “Validate”

Your Riva Poker player account is now created and you can start playing on our games straight away. Don’t forget to check the “Promotions” page to take advantage of exceptional offers reserved only for new Riva Poker members!

Play in fun mode

Fun mode allows you to play games for free using the Riva Poker software. It’s a good option if you want to familiarize yourself with the games without using your own money.


Playing in fun mode:


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    Open the Riva Poker software and then enter your username and password to connect.


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    Click on “PLAYING FOR FUN” on the homepage. The software will show the list of tables available for you to play on.


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    Select a table then click on “Join the table”.

If you decide to play in real mode afterwards, Riva Poker allows you to train in a progressive way, by making beginner tables and limited-pot tables available to you. Once you have got to grips with the game, try your luck on the unlimited-pot tables!

For a reminder of the rules of poker, Click here to go to the “Poker School” page.

Play in real mode

Real mode allows you to play using your own money. The advantage being that you can place bets but also win real sums of money. In order to play, you will need enough money on your player account. Another advantage is that you can use any bonus games you have on your player account to gain extra playing points free.


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    Open the Riva Poker software and then enter your username and password to connect.


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    Click on “Cashier” then “Deposit”. You will then open the page where you manage all your financial transactions: cash deposit/withdrawal, using bonuses, checking the record of your transactions.


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    By using the “Deposit” option, you can deposit money into your account using the payment method of your choice: credit card, electronic account, bank transfer, etc.
    Riva Poker uses the best measures to keep your details safe, you can therefore make your transactions in complete security.

    Note: If you have a bonus code, don’t forget to click on “ Bonus Account” to enter your  bonus code BEFORE making your deposit.


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    On the homepage, click on “PLAY IN REAL MODE”. The software will show the list of tables available for you to play on. Select a table then click on “Join the table”.

Note: If you are using a public computer, for security reasons we advise you not to tick “Password Reminder”. You can tick this option if your are using your own computer.

For a reminder of the rules of poker, Click here to go to the “Poker School” page.