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Jun 29, 2012

Americas Cardroom unleash 'The Beast'

By RTR Dennis

Rake The Rake ACR The Beast

A spokesperson from Americas Cardroom has announced the unveiling of a new progressive rake race dubbed "The Beast". The new promotion, which is set to launch on July 1st, promises to be the first ever progressive points race that will continually grow from player's shared jackpot contribution.

"We've set the stage for the richest points race in the history of online poker," said ACR spokesperson Michael Harris. "Our players can now play poker with a positive expectation from the shared jackpot contribution. We're spreading the winnings out to our player base so everyone can benefit from jackpot tables each month."

Players earn points when they are involved or contribute in a pot in which a jackpot fee is taken. Regardless of the amount a player contributes, whether through blinds or contribution, they will receive an equal amount of jackpot points if they contributed any money at all. Player points will be calculated at a higher points multiplier based upon the size of the stake the player is playing at.

"The Beast" awards substantial cash prizes to those that place in the race. The more players that compete in the race the more the cash prizes are seeded. "We estimate that first month alone could clear over $200,000 with a first prize exceeding $25,000", continued Harris. "It's one of the most innovative promotions to ever stem from player's jackpot fees."

In addition to cash prizes players can also win tournament satellite tickets to land based Latin Series of Poker events. The race distributes $109 satellite tickets for those who qualify giving players an opportunity to win a $5,000 dream poker vacation at the Punta Cana Poker Classic in the Dominican Republic. The brick and mortar no-limit hold'em poker tournament guarantees a $500,000 prize pool in a tropical beach location.

If you're interested in "The Beast" or any of the other many Americas Cardroom promotions, visit the Americas Cardroom rakeback page on RakeTheRake. Sign up for ACR with RakeTheRake for the best rakeback deal and loads of top top poker promotions every single month.