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The more players, the more money on the table. The rake is less noticed. Be aware that: The rake is increased together with the number of the hands. If you play HU and on the first hand you both go all-in, the rake will be minimum. If you play many hands, the total rake is increased (and of course, the amount of money is decreased). If you play in a full ...


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You want to maximize your EV whenever you can. There are really rare occasions for breaking this rule and take rake or other aspects (time, your extimated EV, length of game) into consideration. These considerations can increase your hourly but usually don't increase your bb/hand stat. For example : When I play HU SNG versus regular and I know I have small ...


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Poker Stars rake. This is a straightforward listing - Rake is a percentage of the pot up to a certain maximum, based on the number of players that were dealt into the hand. Right now, at .01/.02, there is a 3.5% rake with a $0.30 max per pot. Cake Poker rake. This is a bit harder to figure out - the Rake column says how much rake is taken out, per amount ...


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Well, think about it: if you're heads'up, then the rake is basically from both player's stack since in most heads'up matches, almost all hands are played (super wide range). If you are in a full ring game (9 players), then maybe you play AT MOST 25 % of the hands. In this case, only in that small percetange of hands rake is taken from your stack / pot. So ...


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As far as I know, there are no such sites which compares ALL rake, since rake differs from Sit 'n' to to cashgame etc etc. One thing is that on different sites you have different skill levels of poker players which attracts or disattracts someone. If you go for bwin or something, a page where you can bet your money on running horses or whatever...poker is ...


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For online tournaments, the norm is roughly 10%. Sometimes less for high buy-in events. For low buyin live tournaments ($100 or less), a rake up to 25% isn't completely outrageous, as the casino has larger costs to cover. As the buyin gets larger, that should shrink substantially (a $200+$35 is pretty common). Events with over a $1k buyin should be back to ...


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This is a good question with no "one correct answer". Try follow this rule - the smaller the site the better the rake program. To clarify things a little bit, allow me to describe the rake issue (as I know it). Basically, there are two types of rakes: for tournaments and for cash games. In tournaments the rake is usually 10% of the buy-in (i.e. 10$+1$ ...



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