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Winning Poker Network Matches Merge Gaming Network's Fixed Limit Rake Structure

The Winning Poker Network reduces Fixed Limit Rake to match that of the Merge Gaming Network (and Pokerstars)....

In advance of the swap of Black Chip Poker to the Winning Poker Network, drastic changes have been made! [Get Black Chip Poker rakeback here]  As Professional Rakeback players know, there are virtually no fixed limit games running on the WPN, in part, because their fixed limit rake structure was out of line with industry standards.  However, today,  the WPN cut straight to the chase, much as took place at the Merge Gaming Network just a few months ago when we at ProfRB and Kahntrutahn / Ineluctable were involved in lowering the rake structure to match that of industry leader PokerStars.   

The press announcement is below:

The Winning Poker Network Surprises Online Poker Players With Dramatic Rake Drop on All Limit Tables

San Jose, Costa Rica – November 27, 2012 - Just in time for the Holidays, US-friendly online poker site Americas Cardroom is giving players something new to be thankful for. The online poker site has announced that, effective immediately, the rake structure for all Limit games is changing. The most dramatic drop will be seen at the high stakes tables, where the rake fee drops from 5% all the way down to 1%. The new structure will go into effect on all Limit Hold'em, 7 Stud and Omaha tables.
"Our goal isn't to just be competitive, it's to be the top destination in the US for online poker players," stated Americas Cardroom spokesman Michael Harris. "The realignment of our rake structure coupled with the fact that we're the #1 site for reliable payment processing now makes us a clear favorite."

The rake structure is now aligned with what US online poker players enjoyed at Poker Stars, which no longer serves the US market. In addition to high stakes players seeing rake drop down to 1%, low stakes players will also benefit significantly, too. The cap at $0.02/$0.04 table is now just one cent.

The full rake structure for Limit tables is as follows:

Stakes 2 Players
% / Cap
3-4 Player
% / Cap
5+ Player
% / Cap
$0.02/$0.04 4.5% / $0.01 4.5% / $0.01 4.5% / $0.01
$0.04/$0.08 to $0.05/$0.10 4.5% / $0.04 4.5% / $0.04 4.5% / $0.04
$0.10/$0.20 4.5% / $0.10 4.5% / $0.10 4.5% / $0.10
$0.25/$0.50 4.5% / $0.16 4.5% / $0.16 4.5% / $0.16
$0.50/$1 4.5% / $0.40 4.5% / $0.40 4.5% / $0.40
$1/$2 2% / $0.50 3% / $0.70 4% / $0.80
$2/$4 2% / $0.50 3% / $0.70 3% / $1.25
$3/$6 to $5/$10 2% / $0.50 3% / $2 3% / $3
$10/$20 2% / $0.50 2.5% / $2 2.5% / $3
$15/$30 2% / $1 2% / $2 2% / $3
$20/$40 to $100/$200 1% / $1 1% / $2 1% / $3