As you may be planning on playing a little bit of poker online over the Christmas period we thought now would be a good time to remind you about the Bad Beat Jackpot which you could win when laying at 32Red Poker, as the jackpot is getting high in value again and you do need to have opted into it to win a share of it!
When you log into 32Red Poker you will have the chance of winning their Bad Beat Jackpot when playing any of their €0.10/€0.20 or higher Hold’em. You will need to ensure that before you start to play you opt into the Bad Beat Jackpot.
To opt in simply click on the opt in button which is located on the bottom right hand side of the screen next to where you can see the jackpot meter.
By opting in you are going to be paying a tiny 2 cents per hand in total towards the jackpot. The only way however that you are going to have any chance what so ever of winning a share of that jackpot is by having opted in, so please make sure you do!
Once you have opted in you will be hoping that any four of a kind hand is beaten by any other stronger and higher valued hand, for it that situation does occur then the Bad Beat Jackpot will be triggered and awarded. As an added bonus the jackpot can and will still be triggered even if the players who are dealt out a four of a kind hand or better which is beaten by a stronger hand have not contributed to the jackpot.
However, those players who have not opted in will not win a share of the jackpot, all other players sat at the table those hands were dealt out will be the winning players who get to share the jackpot if they have opted into the jackpot!
The way in which the jackpot will be shared out, is as followed, be aware that if a player has not opted into the jackpot then there share of the jackpot is shared between the other players.
A total of 40% of the jackpot amount will be awarded to the losing hand and 20% is awarded to the winning hand. Another 10% is given to the other players sat at the table where the jackpot was won and 10% of the jackpot Is given to plyers who are playing at the same stake values.
The remaining 20% is used to seed the jackpot pool again.