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High Hand Jackpot Cash Games

What is the High Hand Jackpot?

Selected cash game tables marked with this symbol High Hand Jackpot offer the chance to win a progressive jackpot prize by winning a hand with Four of a kind, Aces, or higher, where:

  • At least 4 players are dealt into the hand and remain seated at the table until the Jackpot is triggered.
  • Both hole-cards are used to make the five-card hand winning hand.
  • The pot is raked, and contributes to the jackpot pool.

The hand does not need to reach a showdown to be eligible (unlike the Bad Beat Jackpots).

The jackpot amounts increase progressively as contributions are made from hands played at High Hand Jackpot cash tables. A contribution of $0.03 towards the jackpot will be taken from each pot where:

  • At least 4 players are dealt into the hand and remain seated at the table until the Jackpot is triggered.
  • The hand is raked.

Jackpot prizes are shared between all players who were dealt into the hand, with the majority being awarded to the player with the winning hand. 70% of the jackpot amount is awarded in prizes, with 20% retained to seed the next jackpot, and 10% retained as an administration fee.

Additional details

  • The prizes will be won much more frequently than Bad Beat jackpots, with smaller prizes awarded.
  • If two players at separate tables trigger the jackpot at approximately the same time, the winning table will be the one where the hand finished first.
  • High Hand is only available for Hold’em cash games.
  • The deductions from pots towards the jackpot pools are clearly displayed on the table for each hand, beside the rake deduction.

How the High Hand Jackpot is Shared

Distribution of Jackpot

Recipient % of the total jackpot awarded
High Hand Jackpot 70%
Seed New Jackpot 20%
Network Promotional Fund 10%
Total 100%
Recipient % of the total jackpot awarded
Player with the winning Jackpot hand 75%
All other players dealt cards on that table split* 25%
Total 100%

*Players sitting out do not qualify for the jackpot

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