PokerRoom.com, one of the world's largest online poker sites, has picked up the prestigious prize of Best Online Poker Site at the inaugural Inside Edge Awards 2005.
The readers of Inside Edge magazine voted for the awards through two different voting rounds and the sites in the category were judged on their ease of use, variety of games and tournaments and the speed of pay-out.
PokerRoom.com beat off competition from the likes of Paradise Poker, Betfair Poker, Party Poker, VC Poker and Pacific Poker.
Inside Edge commented: "We asked our voters to tell us how they rated their online poker sites for three different criteria. Our top scorer was PokerRoom.com, which did well to achieve such a solid user satisfaction score among our readers."
Nearly all those who voted gave PokerRoom.com a very satisfied or satisfied rating across the board.
Patrik Selin, casino boss at PokerRoom.com, said: "We are over the moon to have been honored in this way by our customers. Throughout 2005, we will continue to innovate and ensure that we provide the best arena in which to play online poker."
PokerRoom.com were so pleased with their award that they also donated over £10,000 to the charity auction in aid of SPARKS.