The Beast FAQ

  • What is The Beast?
    The Beast is a progressive points race  where players receive points when contributing to the rake of a hand at any cash table*.   The Beast has a progressive Jackpot that will grow for each hand played at those tables giving away thousands of dollars at the end of each week to the top ranking players.
    * Heads-up tables do not qualify for this promotion.
  • How do I join The Beast?
    When you contribute to a raked pot, you’ll automatically enter into The Beast.
  • How do I earn points?
    Everyone who sits down at a cash table* and contributes to the rake of a hand automatically earns points toward The Beast leaderboard. You’ll earn 1 point for every $0.02 fed to The Beast generated by you using the Weighted Contributed Rake methodology.Here’s a look at how much money goes to feed The Beast.

    Players at the Table Cash to feed The Beast Max. Amount
    2 players at the table $0.02 out of every $0.06 in rake up to$ 0.04
    3 players at the table $0.02 out of every $0.06 in rake up to$ 0.08
    4 players or more at the table $0.02 out of every $0.06 in rake up to $0.24


  • What Is Weighted Contributed Rake methodology?
    With the Weighted Contributed Rake Calculation, players earn more credit based on how much rake they contribute to a pot. So a player who sticks it out until the end of the hand and contributes $2 in rake to a pot will earn more credit than a player who only contributed $0.25, players who fold without putting even the blinds share no credit at all as they didn’t contribute to the rake.
  • What’s the duration of The Beast?
    The qualifying period for each Beast competition runs from every Saturday at 00:00 ET to the following Friday at 23:59 ET.
  • Where can I check my status on The Beast?
    Open the poker client and hit the Rewards tab (The Beast section). You’ll see where you level, what your current cash and tournament entry prizes look like, and other important information.
  • What are the available prizes and payout structure?
    The Beast gives away Cash and Tournament entries to some special online satellite tournaments. For more information click the Rewards tab (The Beast section) on the poker client.
  • How often are my stats updated?
    The Beast Points are updated in real time.
  • When would I receive my prize(s) in my account?
    Cash prizes are paid out on the Monday following the close of each weekly competition. Money will arrive in winners’ accounts by 4pm ET.
    The tournament for the each weekly Beast competition winners will be held on the second Sunday following the cash payout.
  • What If I Still Have Other Questions?
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