The London Poker Room at The Casino at The Empire is fast approaching a milestone £1,000,000 paid out in prize money since its launch in 2010.
The most popular poker room in the UK attracts some of the country’s top players and has become renowned for offering the biggest and best Bad Beat Jackpot in the country.
Whenever the Bad Beat Jackpot is hit, cheers can be heard coming from The Poker Room at The Casino at the Empire, as everyone at the table wins a share.
The jackpot is won if your losing hand is four twos or better at showdown in any dealer dealt Texas Hold’em cash game. Both the Bad Beat Winner and the winner of the hand must use both their hole cards. The Bad Beat winner (loser of the hand) wins 50 per cent of the jackpot, the winner of the hand wins 25 per cent of the jackpot, with the remaining 25 per cent shared by the rest of the players on the table.
Since its inception, £951,502.15 in total prize money has been won over 15 separate jackpot wins. The biggest three jackpots won stood at £222,335, £128,705 and £118,421. The current Bad Beat Jackpot stands at over £50,000 and just keeps on getting bigger.
“The Bad Beat Jackpot at The Casino at the Empire is one of the most exciting and accessible promotions in poker, as all levels of player get the chance to land the jackpot,” said Card Room Manager Andy White. “We are breaking records with our prize money and it is fantastic to be able to have the chance to make ordinary poker players very rich indeed.”