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Rake Race Analysis – Rakeback.com Rooms – May 2013

By , Rakeback.com Content Manager

Ever wonder which poker networks offer the highest value rake races? No more guess work – we do the math for all major rake races across the industry every month. 


Extra Rakeback % Min Rake Required Value Grade
Carbon PokerAced 0.9% – 12.9% ~$1,061 D+
RedKings $100K 2.2% – 39.0% ~$2,098 C
RedKings $10K 4.6% – 15.2% ~$68 C

See how much extra rakeback you could earn at each room below. We’ve listed 1st, 10th, halfway, and last place data for each race.

Carbon Poker & Aced – $10k Rake Race

Carbon & Aced ran a $10,000 Rake Race promotion once again last month. Players in this race earned from 0.9% – 12.9% extra rakeback, on top of the default 35%.

$10k Rake Race


Prize Amount Raked Extra Rakeback



1st $2,000 $15,456 12.9%
10th $250 $4,427 5.6%
35th $25 $1,927 1.3%
75th $10 $1,061 0.9%

Next month the Merge skins will explode the rake race prizepool to $50,000 over four weekly races.

RedKings – $100k Points Race

RedKings ran a $100,000 points race in May. Players earned an additional 2.2% – 39.0% in rakeback, on top of the up to 40% VIP rakeback.

$100k Rake Race


Prize Amount Raked Extra Rakeback



1st $12,000 $30,772 39.0%
10th $2,500 $13,400 18.7%
115th $75 $3,262 2.2%
230th $50 $2,098 2.4%

Next month RedKings will run the same $100,000 points race with the winner taking home $12,000. 

  • Rakeback.com Grade: C
  • Participate in this Rake Race on RedKings 

RedKings Poker – Exclusive $10,000 Points Race

RedKings ran two $5,000 races last month. Players earned an additional 4.6% – 15.2% in rakeback throughout the promotion, on top of the up to 40% VIP rakeback.


$10,000 Points Race


Prize Amount Raked Extra Rakeback


1 – 15

1st $850 $7,146 11.9%
10th $100 $2,187 4.6%
60th $12.50 $272 4.6%
125th $5 $73 6.8%


16 – 31

1st $850 $5,574 15.2%
10th $100 $1,626 6.1%
60th  $12.50 $237 5.3%
125th  $5 $68 7.3%

Next month RedKings will run the same $10,000 races with the top spot taking home $850 in each race.

    • Rakeback.com Grade: C
    • Participate in this Rake Race on RedKings

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