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On the PokerMatch all-time record jackpot was played out!

On March 14 at 23:23 (GMT+2) all-time record bad-beat jackpot with a prize pool of 849,059 UAH was played out in our poker-room! This exciting event took place at the Texas Hold'em table with blinds from 1/2 UAH, when player vargusss with a quad of fives lost to player markeloff, who collected a straight flush. Bad-beat jackpot tables were added to PokerMatch in September 2016, the initial prize pool allocated by the poker-room was 100,000 UAH and all the rest of the pool was generated by the players, who have been playing at these tables! It was not until after 6 months when the jackpot was finally played out! According to the promotion terms, cash prizes were also awarded to those players who simply participated in the distribution.

Congratulations to the winners!

1: vargusss - 297,145.26 UAH
2: markeloff - 169,845.82 UAH
3: tar_sol - 42,433.15 UAH
4: xoxol_ - 42,433.15 UAH
5: 8grom8 - 42,433.15 UAH

PokerMatch network fee is 84,922.90 UAH and 169,845.80 UAH were allocated to the next bad-beat jackpot prize pool.

Video of the distribution from player vargusss

New bad-beat jackpot terms 

From March 15, 2017, PokerMatch changes bad-beat jackpot drawing terms. The amount to play out will depend on the blind size of the table, where the jackpot is hit.

Terms of UAH jackpot distribution 

1. 35% goes to the lost hand.
2. 20% goes to the hand winner.
3. 15% are distributed among other players who participated in the hand.
4. 20% is allocated as a starting prize fund for the new bad beat jackpot.
5. 10% is charged as a commission fee of PokerMatch poker network.

Special notes

1. 100% of a jackpot amount is played as described above on the tables with blinds of 10/20 UAH.
2. 80% of a jackpot amount is played as described above on the tables with blinds of 5/10 UAH.
3. 70% of a jackpot amount is played as described above on the tables with blinds of 3/6 UAH.
4. 60% of a jackpot amount is played as described above on the tables with blinds of 2.5/5 UAH.
5. 40% of a jackpot amount is played as described above on the tables with blinds of 2/4 UAH.
6. 20% of a jackpot amount is played as described above on the tables with blinds of 1/2 UAH.
7. 10% of a jackpot amount is played as described above on the tables with blinds of 0,5/1 UAH.

Example

Jackpot has reached the amount of 1,000,000 UAH and you are playing on the table with blinds of 2.5/5 UAH. If the jackpot is hit on your table, then 60% of the prize pool that equals 600,000 UAH will be distributed as follows:

1. 35% from 600,000 UAH (210,000 UAH) goes to the lost hand. 
2. 20% from 600,000 UAH (120,000 UAH) goes to the hand winner. 
3. 15% from 600,000 UAH (90,000 UAH) goes to the other players who participated in the hand. 
4. 20% from 600,000 UAH (120,000 UAH) is added to the new Bad Beat Jackpot. 
5. 10% from 600,000 UAH (60,000 UAH) is charged as a commission fee of PokerMatch network.

Therefore, if the jackpot is hit on the table with blinds over 10/20 UAH, all 100% of the prize pool will be distributed

We wish you every success in hitting jackpots on PokerMatch!