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If life gives you lemons, make lemonade! If life gives you bad beats, there’s the Bad Beat Jackpot! Let us offer a dash of comfort and a hint of relief for those heartbreaking moments.
Have you ever had a strong hand that you think would win the pot but it doesn’t? Play poker long enough and you’ll have one or two of those heartbreaking moments. Now you can turn those bad beats into a winning hand with the Bad Beat Jackpot. The Bad Beat Jackpot offers relief for Hold’em, Omaha and Short Deck (Including Rush & Cash) games.
If you’ve satisfied the “Lose Criteria” you’ll be able to win a share of the Bad Beat Jackpot prize pool.
Four twos or higher
Four Jacks or higher
|Recipient||Hold’em and Rush &Cash Hold’em||PLO and Rush &Cash PLO||PLO5||Short Deck|
|Bad Beat Winner (Pot Loser - 2nd best hand)||30%||15%||10%||20%|
|Bad Beat Opponent (Pot Winner)||10%||5%||3%||6%|
|Rest of Players (Other Pot Losers)||2.5% Each||1.2% Each||0.8% Each||1.5% Each|
Hold’em, PLO, PLO-5, Short Deck, and Rush & Cash will share the same jackpot fund, with its sole purpose being the prize pool for Bad Beat Jackpot hits and its payouts. The jackpot fund will continue to grow by reserving certain amounts from Hold’em, PLO, PLO-5, Short Deck, and Rush & Cash games. In other words, your cash prize for hitting the jackpot will always be waiting!
You can check the Bad Beat Jackpot pool live in the PC client lobby/tables and the mobile client lobby.
For Hold’em, PLO, PLO5, Short Deck and Rush & Cash Hold’em & Omaha, if the pot amount exceeds or is equal to 30 big blinds(BTB), the amount equivalent to 1 big blind(BTB) will be reserved for the jackpot fund. In Rush & Cash, no amount will be reserved for the jackpot fund in tables with 5 or less dealt players.
For Texas Hold’em (including Rush & Cash), lose with Four twos or higher to qualify for the Bad Beat Jackpot. For Omaha and Short Deck (including Rush & Cash), lose with Four Jacks or higher to qualify for the Bad Beat Jackpot.
If you believe that you are eligible for the jackpot prize but have not received it, please contact our 24/7 live support and provide us with the Hand ID for further investigation.