After two weeks of strain from the excessive stakes poker neighborhood, GGPoker has completed a U-turn and scrapped most of its rake cap hike for top stakes money video games. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
All of it started earlier this month with a thread began on the two+2 Poker Discussion board entitled “GGPoker rake huge will increase—Excessive Stakes neighborhood mass boycott,” which claimed that 90% of the best quantity gamers on GGPoker have been in favor of ceasing play on the $25/$50 and better tables. The explanation: a drastic enhance in rake within the highest stakes video games on the location.
With none warning on March 31, GGPoker roughly doubled the rake cap, in accordance with Poker Business PRO, on No-Restrict Maintain‘em “VIP Video games” which led to a considerable enhance within the worth of enjoying at these tables.
strain has finally compelled GGPoker to again down
Lastly, after two weeks of concern and a profitable protest by poker gamers, the strain has finally compelled GGPoker to again down and dropping the rake cap again down to close its earlier ranges.
On VegasSlotsOnline Information earlier this month, David Lappin warned that GGPoker might reap “corn-cockle and weeds” over the rake cap debacle, which the neighborhood believes is the street to an unsustainable poker financial system.
The excessive stakes poker neighborhood, nevertheless, will see the rollback of the rake cap enhance at GGPoker as a big victory, a reminder that collective motion can push again towards on-line poker operators who’re maybe, to cite Ignacy Krasicki as Mr. Lappin did, “bent on doubling the income.”