Category Archives: Promotions & Tournaments

Rake & Rakeback explained for Online Poker.

Any regular online poker player will tell you its not just other players you have to beat to make money at online poker, there is a silent enemy out there known as “The Rake”.

Rake is all the standard fees paid by every player in online tournaments and cash games.

Tournaments fees: a 10% reg fee on top of the entry ie £20 + £2.

Cash table fees: 5% rake from each pot up to a max of £3 so if you win a £40 pot you will pay £2 rake or a pot of £100 you will pay the maximum £3 rake.

Rakeback is the % of your rake and reg fee you get back and can be the difference between most winning and losing players online in the long run which leads us on to the purpose of this website. Rakeadd!cts has negotiated some of the best Rakeback deals for players which include sign up bonuses up to $2,000.

These fees seems insignificant until you realise how much you are paying in total and how much better off you’d be if you got up to 50% of it back.

Click on any of our banners/links in the information pages listed for each site and when you sign up your account will be tagged to the Rakeaddicts affiliate code and best deal applied to your account.

Pokerplex24 is currently our best site/deal for rakeback with an upgrade to VIP 7 for 50% rakeback & £1250 sign up bonus. We have lots of new info on Pokerplex24 including their upcoming £100,000 of freerolls in August 2014.

iPops IV on PokerPlex – $1.2M of GTD i-poker online poker series.

Pokerplex24 is hosting iPops IV online with guaranteed prizepools of $1.2 million starting 21st April 2013 for 2 weeks of daily tournaments in a mini and Major format!


Some great opportunities to win a nice chunk of cash. Daily games with affordable buy ins. Mini Satellites have started. Click on iPops IV on PokerPlex24 for more details and game schedules. Get $10 completely free for signing up through us, and well, also get you an upgrade to the very top level 7 VIP for maximum rake back of up to 50%.

Click here to play!

SmartlivePoker – ‘The Addicts Freeroll’ Rematch Tournament

The Addicts Freeroll for two free $200 seats to the sunday major $250,000 Gtd open to anyone that plays in the official live RAKEADD!CTS events in Harwich.

Smart Live Poker

The online game:

Date> Sunday 6th Nov ,  Time> 8pm , Buy-In> Free

Prizes: 2 x $200 seats to the $250,000 gtd

This game was won by Pj Ronsley 1st and Jack Alderson 2nd winning a $200 seat each to the $250k GTD. Seats donated to Rakeaddicts by SmartLive Poker

PJ went on to cash in the main event for $400 finishing in the top 10% of the field.

Littlewoods Poker – World Heads Up freeroll

BIGCHUBBY takes home the bacon in the RakeAddicts WHUPC Freeroll for a £3300 seat in the World Heads Up Championships sponsored by Littlewoods Poker


Just 10 Rakeaddicts players signed up for one of our usual great value promos and Steven ‘Lumpy’ Wilmott smashed the field in just 4 heads up games in less than an hour to secure a seat at this years World Heads Up Championships. The main event with a top prize of £200,000 takes place in The Victoria Casino London 27th-30th October. Thanks to those that took part..and well done lumpy! Good luck in the main event. Tournament Details

SunPoker – $500,000 Rake Race

Starting February 1st, is having a $500,000 race that you can all take part in.

The top 300 players will be paid out as follows:

Place Prize
1 $20,000.00
2 $15,000.00
3 – 5 $10,000.00
6 – 10 $7,000.00
11 – 15 $5,000.00
16 – 20 $3,000.00
21 – 25 $2,000.00
26 – 75 $1,500.00
76 – 125 $1,000.00
126 – 300 $750.00
On top of the Race, SunPoker is also giving away $100,000 just for taking part in the “Golden Hand”, which is every millionth hand played since Feb 1st. The amount you are paid is based on the limit you are playing at:
  • Micro $0.02/$0.04 – $0.10/$0.20 $0.01/$0.02 – $0.05/$0.10 = Winner wins $65.00, Table shares $65
  • Low $0.25/$0.50 – $1/$2 $0.10/$0.20 – $0.50-$1.00 = wins $250.00, Table shares $250.00.
  • Med $2/$4 – $5/$10 $1/$2 – $2/$4 = wins $1000.00, Table shares $1000.00.
  • High $10/$20 and up $3/$6 and up $3,000.00 $3,000.00

If you haven’t signed up to SunPoker, now is the time to be part of the next race! For the best deal, sign up via Rakeaddicts.