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Rake Race Analysis – Rakeback.com Rooms - September 2012

By Scott Carlson, 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.

Rooms

Extra Rakeback % Min Rake Required Value Grade
Carbon Poker, Aced & PDC 0.8% - 15.7% ~$1,300 C-
Cake Poker & Juicy Stakes 9.6% - 43.2% ~$60 B+
Coral Poker 4.3% - 17.0% ~$110 C
Red Star Poker 10% - 20% $30

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 & PDC Poker - $10k Rake Race

The Merge Network (with the exception of Black Chip this month) ran a $10,000 Rake Race promotion in September.

Players in this race earned from 0.78% - 15.65% extra rakeback, on top of the standard 35%.

75 players received a prize payout for raking between $1k - $13k.

$10k Rake Race

Place

Prize Amount Raked Extra Rakeback

 

September

Results

1st $2,000 $12,777 15.65%
10th $250 $4,781 5.23%
35th $25 $2,154 1.16% 
75th $10 $1,286 0.78% 

In October the Merge skins (including Black Chip) will be running the same $10,000 rake race with the top spot taking home $2,000. 

 



Cake Poker & Juicy Stakes - $60k Rake Race

In September and once again in October Cake Poker (on Juicy Stake Poker for U.S. players) is running a $60,000 rake race. The race consists of four $15,000 rake races each month. Sample prizes and rakeback equivalents for the completed September races are noted below.

 

$60k Rake Race

Place

Prize Amount Raked Extra Rakeback

 

September

Week 1

1st $1,250 $2,897 43.15%
10th $213 $1,463 14.56%
150th $25 $232 10.78% 
300th $13 $100 13.00%

 

September

Week 2

1st $1,250 $6,322 19.77% 
10th $213 $2,180 9.77%
150th $25 $222 11.26%
300th $13 $95 13.68%

 

September

Week 3

1st $1,250 $11,951 10.46%
10th $213 $1,559 13.66%
150th $25  $242 10.33%
300th $13  $110 11.82%

 

September

Week 4

1st $1,250 $4,504 27.18%
10th $213 $2,218 9.60% 
150th  $25 $164 15.24%
300th  $13 $54 24.07%

 


 

Coral Poker - $10k VIP Points Race

 

Every month Coral Poker runs a $10,000 VIP Points race for all players. The September results were as follows:

.

$10k VIP Points Race

Place

Prize Amount Raked Extra Rakeback

 

September

 Results

1st $1,400 $8,463 16.54%
10th $105 $2,436 4.31%
50th $60 $353 17.00% 
100th $10 $114 8.77% 
  • Rakeback.com Grade: C
  • Participate in this Rake Race on Coral Poker

Red Star Poker - $27k Rake Chase

 

In September and once again in October, Red Star Poker is running a $27,000 rake chase. Players can earn 10 - 20% extra rakeback. There are a limited number of prizes for each of the 14 levels, so it pays to play early.

 

$27k Rake Chase

Level

Prize Rake Required Extra Rakeback

 

September

 Results

14 (1 Prize) $2,000 $10,000 20%
10 (4 Prizes) $490 $3,500 14%
5 (60 Prizes) $40 $200 11.4% 
1 (250 Prizes) $3 $30 10% 

During the promotion players can 'cash out' at any time. Once you cash out, you start back at the bottom.

  • Rakeback.com Grade: B
  • Participate in this Rake Race on Red Star Poker

See the most recent month's results here.

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