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What Is Poker Rakeback?

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What Is Poker Rakeback?

When you play online poker for real money, the site you are playing on will take a small fee. This fee is called the rake and on most sites you can get a certain percentage of this rake paid back into your poker account as a reward for choosing to play there, hence the name ‘rakeback’. Types of poker rakeback To encourage players to keep playing with them, all sites have some sort of reward system that is based on how much you play at the site. These systems come in several different forms but while they may have different...

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Online Poker Rake Methods

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Online Poker Rake Methods

Online Poker Rake Methods There are a few different methods poker sites use to allocate cash game rake to players for the purpose of deciding how much rakeback they receive or how many points they earn. It can be very helpful to understand each of these methods as each one carries advantages and disadvantages to different player types. Note: Tournament rake is always the same as each player pays a set fee before the tournament starts, which they get full credit for. Dealt Rake Method Each player that is dealt into the hand is allocated an equal share of the...

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Poker Hand Rankings

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Poker Hand Rankings

Poker Handing Rankings One of the first things you'll need to learn when first starting out playing poker are the poker hand rankings. Knowing what hands beats what is a great start so let’s take a look at all the possible 5 card hands you can make in holdem games. Remember, although you have access to 7 cards in total (your 2 hole cards and the 5 community cards) you need to make the best 5 card hand, so no 3 pairs! :) Additional Rules So you know the basic poker hand rankings but occasionally players will have similar hands...

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Texas Hold'Em Poker Rules

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Texas Hold'Em Poker Rules

Texas Holdem Poker Rules – How to play poker Texas Holdem has become by far the most popular form of poker today, and that’s probably thanks in part to how easy it is to learn the basics. And yet after you do learn the basics there are still plenty of intricacies to get your teeth into. This article will teach you the basic rules so you can get stuck in and play some poker. Rounds of Betting in a Poker Hand Each hand of Texas Holdem follows the same basic rounds of dealing and betting. We will first look at the...

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