Wednesday, 20 February 2013
The Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) has taken innovative steps to solve the Bad Beat Jackpot that has swept the poker community in recent years.
Segregated tables, strict hand requirements and the extra rake money have all meant BBJs have fallen out of favour with poker players, but Microgaming’s new system could change that.Using patent pending technology, Microgaming will now allow players to opt in or out of their BBJ before the start of each hand.To opt in costs 2 cents per hand, regardless of the stakes you’re playing, and will be open to players at all tables.This means that BBJs will hit more often and distribute money to a greater number of players across the network. Commenting on the new system, Unibet’s Head of Poker, Steve Cutler, said: “We expect the ability to offer a Bad Beat payday on all our tables to significantly enhance our offering”.The current MPN Bad Beat Jackpot currently stands at a whopping €810,000.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
Juicy Stakes has just launched a range of new online poker tournaments and is celebrating by offering a limited-time 50% re-load deposit bonus worth up to $100.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are offering online poker players the chance to take part in the main event at the upcoming St Maarten stop of the TK Poker Tour for as little as $1.10.
The Winter Poker Championship Seefeld 2017 is set to kick off from February 16 and one lucky online poker player will be taking part after winning a prize package worth $4,000 into the Austrian extravaganza’s main event at Intertops Poker on Sunday.
The Winter Poker Championship Seefeld 2017 is set to run from February 16 to February 26 and online poker players are being offered the chance to win a prize package into the Austrian tournament series’ main event for as little as $3.30.
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