Poker Stars Raking the Hell Out of Play Money Games.
Not only is it more expensive to play at PokerStars due to the increase in rake fees in both cash games and tournaments, and the decrease in the VIP benefits, they now seem less and less willing to promote poker by cutting out affiliate marketers and terminating contracts with Team PokerStars Pros all the while launching online casino games and sportbooks.
The new rewards scheme will award StarsCoins across all the PokerStars platforms, including Sports and Casino. It will also be a more gamified scheme, with more rewards offered during a single session of play, rather than month long goals. The big change appears to be that a traditional rakeback system will be retired, in favour of.
You can either bring more recreational players in, or take more professional players out. The community of online grinders was already feeling under threat as PokerStars shifted to a strategy designed to bring the company new recreational dollars while providing as little access to them as possible.
PokerStars is home to the best online poker events. Every year we run the best online tournament series in the world. We also host the best weekly tournaments, plus many more every day of the week. With a game starting every second, PokerStars is the only place to play tournament poker online.
Since the thread generated a big interest and big discussion developed on the topic, the company representative on the site, 'Pokerstars Bob', chimed in with an attempt to shed some light on the situation.He tried to explain the number one reason for high rake was not the financial gain for the company but an attempt to sustain a healthy play-chips economy.
To be completely honest, this just started as a personal 'Fuck you' to Pokerstars from my end.The nonstop rake increases and unbeatable formats they have been pushing on all of us, with the latest one pushing me over the edge, made me reach out to some of the highstakes reg to try and convince them to skip the 5k psko turbo as a protest.
The percentages are the amount of 'rakeback' you get by having to pay less in rake at PokerStars vs Full Tilt Poker with or without 27% rakeback. For example, playing 10nl at PokerStars would be the same as playing 10nl at Full Tilt Poker with 25.7% rakeback. Rake charged at Full Tilt Poker is the highest at all the micro stakes. This is the.