Supported Sites and guides to retrieve hand histories

Poker hand histories come in all different shapes and formats, and ways how you retrieve them. Follow the guide on this page to learn how to fetch hand histories from the different poker rooms online.
Poker room/software
Games
Guide
Pokerstars
Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha hi/lo
Partypoker
Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha hi/lo
iPoker
Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha hi/lo
Ongame
Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha hi/lo
Cake Network
Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha hi/lo
Merge
Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha hi/lo
PKR
Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha hi/lo
Everest Poker
Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha hi/lo
Entraction
Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha hi/lo
Everleaf
Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha hi/lo
Full Tilt Poker
Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha hi/lo
Absolute Poker / UB
Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha hi/lo


How to get hand histories from Pokerstars

When playing:
Click on the numbers in the top left of the table. A window will appear where you can copy the hand history and paste onto this website.

By request:
While at a table, click on the dealer tray and select 'Request hand history'. You can also get here from the lobby under the menu 'Requests'->'Hand History'.

You can request up to your last 200 hands, your hand histories for a period of time, all the hands you played in a tournament, or any specific single hand. These will be e-mailed to you.

On computer:
To have all your hand histories automatically save to your computer, click the number at the top left while at a table. In the dialog box showing the hand histories, click 'Options' and then tick 'Save hand histories to my computer'. The hand history files will be stored to the location you've set it to.

How to get hand histories from PartyPoker

When playing:
Click on the numbers in the top right of the table. A window will appear where you can copy the hand history and paste onto this website. Only hand histories for hands which you've participated in will be available.

By request:
In the lobby, click 'Preferences' and then the tab ''Hand histories'. Click 'Email instant hand history' and make your selections.

On computer:
To have all your hand histories automatically save to your computer, in the lobby, click 'Preferences' and then the tab ''Hand histories'. Select 'Yes' in the option 'Hand history logs should be stored locally on the machine.

Ensure that you set an appropriate time frame / file size, so that none of your older hand histories get deleted unwantedly.

How to get hand histories from iPoker rooms

Out-of-the-box, iPoker's hand histories come in an XML format not supported by Pokerhand.org. To post a hand history from iPoker you therefore need to use one of the supported poker softwares, such as Hold'em Manager or Pokertracker.

When playing:
Not available in software

By request:
Some of the iPoker skins let you e-mail them with hand history requests, but unfortunately some cannot help.

On computer:
To have all your hand histories automatically save to your computer, in the lobby, click menu 'Options' and then the tab 'Hand histories'. Select 'Yes' in the option 'Hand history logs should be stored locally on the machine.

To post these hand histories they first need to be imported to either Pokertracker or Hold'em Manager or another hand history processing program, which will convert them to a, for Pokerhand.org, readable format.

How to get hand histories from Ongame rooms

When playing:
Not available in software.

By request:
Some of the OnGame skins let you e-mail them with hand history requests, but unfortunately some cannot help.

On computer:
By default, all your hand histories are automatically saved to your computer. The folder in which they are stored is dependent on which operating system you run, or if you have changed the destination folder in the poker client (in which case they will obviously be found in that folder).

In Vista and Windows 7:
C:\Users\%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\P5\handhistory

Or

C:\Users\%USERPROFILE%\P5JavaClientSettings\

In XP:

C:\Documents and Settings\%USERPROFILE%\Local\Application Data\P5\PokerSiteName\handhistory

Or

C:\Documents and settings\%USERPROFILE%\P5JavaClientSettings\handhistory

How to get hand histories from Cake Network skins

When playing:
Text hand histories not available in software

By request:
Most Cake network skins will send you hand histories upon request. Try e-mail the support@[pokerroom] with your request.

On computer:
By default, all Cake network hand histories are saved to your computer. The default destination is:

C:\Documents and Settings\%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\(PokerSiteName)\Hand Histories

How to get hand histories from Merge Network

When playing:
Full text hand histories not available within software

By request:
Most Cake network skins will send you hand histories upon request. Try e-mail the support@[pokerroom] with your request.

On computer:
By default, all Merge network hand histories are saved to your computer for 7 days. To keep them longer/shorter, click 'Settings'->'Game' from within the software and select time frame in the drop-down menu. The default destination where the hand histories are stored is:

C:\Program Files\PokerSiteName\History

or, depending on skin:

C:\Program Files\Merge\PokerSiteName

How to get hand histories from PKR

When playing:
Text hand histories not available within software

By request:
PKR can e-mail you hand histories when requested via support@pkr.com.

On computer:
PKR hand histories are stored on your computer by default. Hand history destination folder is:

C:\Program Files (x86)\PKR\handhistory\YourUsername\Date

How to get hand histories from Everest Poker

When playing:
Text hand histories not available within software

By request:
Everest will E-mail you hand histories upon request to support@everestpoker.com.

On computer:
Everest Poker hand histories are stored on your computer by default. To change the amount of hand histories stored, click the wrench in the bottom right corner within the poker client, then click 'Hand history' and adjust the amount (file size) of hand histories you wish to store. Default destination folder for Everest hand histories are:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Everest Poker\history\

Entraction Network

When playing:
Text hand histories not available within software

By request:
Most Entraction skins will E-mail you hand histories upon request to support@PokerRoomName

On computer:
Entraction hand histories are _not_ stored on your computer by default. To enable hand histories to be stored, click the 'Options'-button in the bottom left corner within the poker client. Tick 'Log Hand History to file' and select the folder you wish to store them in and for how long.

How to get hand histories from Everleaf

When playing:
Text hand histories not available within software

By request:
Most Everleaf skins will provide you with requested hand histories by e-mailing support@PokerRoomName

On computer:
Everleaf hand histories are not stored on your computer by default. To enable hand histories to be stored, click the 'Options'-menu within the poker client and tick 'Save game history to disk'.

The hand histories are stored in the following folders by default:

Vista and Windows 7:
C:\Users\%USERPROFILE%\Documents\PokerRoomName\HandHistory

XP:

C:\Documents and Settings\%USERPROFILE%\My Documents\HandHistory

You can also change the destination folder from the menu 'My Account'->'Open Personal Directory'.

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