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Full Tilt Poker Increases Rake at Micros & High Stakes

Full Tilt has raised the rake increments at microstakes up to 10NL, and the rake caps at $5/$10 – $10/$20.

Full Tilt Microstakes Rake Increase 2015

July 29, 2015 – Yesterday Full Tilt Poker removed HU tables, nosebleed stakes, mixed games, and the ability to table select – read about the 2015 FTP ring game changes here. $10/$20 is now the highest stake.

Rake increases came at the same time, however these received less attention amongst the other news.

Full Tilt Rake Increases 2015

For those players that are affected, below is a summary of the new rake and old rake in strikethrough text.

Microstakes Rake Increases

Previously microstakes were raked 1 cent per 20, up to and including 10NL.

$0.01/$0.02

# of Players Rake Rake Cap
2 $0.01 per $0.16  $0.01 per $0.20 $0.50
3 $0.01 per $0.16  $0.01 per $0.20 $1
4 $0.01 per $0.16  $0.01 per $0.20 $1
5 – 9 $0.01 per $0.16  $0.01 per $0.20 $1

$0.02/$0.05

# of Players Rake Rake Cap
2 $0.01 per $0.17  $0.01 per $0.20 $0.50
3 $0.01 per $0.17  $0.01 per $0.20 $1
4 $0.01 per $0.17  $0.01 per $0.20 $2
5 – 9 $0.01 per $0.17  $0.01 per $0.20 $2

$0.05/$0.10

# of Players Rake Rake Cap
2 $0.01 per $0.18  $0.01 per $0.20 $0.50
3 $0.01 per $0.18  $0.01 per $0.20 $1
4 $0.01 per $0.18  $0.01 per $0.20 $2
5 – 9 $0.01 per $0.18  $0.01 per $0.20 $2

High Stakes Rake Increases

The HU cap is now $1 and max rake $5 at $10/$20 tables with five or more players seated.

$5/$10

# of Players Rake Rake Cap
2 $0.50 per $10 $1  $0.50
3 $0.50 per $10 $2  $1
4 $1 per $20 $3  $2
5 – 9 $1 per $20 $4  $3

$10/$20

# of Players Rake Rake Cap
2 $0.50 per $10 $1  $0.50
3 $0.50 per $10 $2  $1
4 $1 per $20 $3  $2
5 – 9 $1 per $20 $5  $3

Earlier in 2015 PokerStars also planned to implement a $1 HU cap and max rake of $5, but a backlash from players saw the rake hike being cancelled.

For the time being PokerStars is unaffected by the above changes and remains the lowest rake online poker room in the industry.

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