Americas Cardroom Update: September 1, 2013

Americas Cardroom is making a couple of changes starting September 1st……

The Bad Beat jackpot program will be phased out.New ACR Table View

As of Sept. 1, 2013 there will be no more contributions to the Jackpot.

The existing Jackpot $187, 250 will will paid out as normal, whenever quad 8’s gets beat…..

When the entire pool is paid, the BBJ on ACR will be retired.

Why? As many will ask? (ACR Press Release quoted)

“We’re responding to player feedback by delivering the type of experience diehard poker players want,” stated Michael Harris, spokesperson for Americas Cardroom. “We’ve heard from our players and a lot of them are telling us that the Bad Beat Jackpot in its current form isn’t something they find attractive. So we’re changing the concept of how players get paid.”

Where will that money go?

Moving forward, the fee collected at Beast tables will go entirely toward feeding The Beast instead of being split between the Beast and the Bad Beat Jackpot.

Starting September 1st ALL stake levels starting at 10c/25c will collect a $0.25 max fee at Beast tables, with $0.18 dedicated to The Beast Cash Race and $0.07 allocated to The Beast Tournament Race. Micro stakes tables $0.05/$0.10 will no longer charge a fee.

This means the Beast Pool will be growing ever larger and even more enticing for all you ring game grinders………

Micro Tournaments added:

ACR has added numerous $1, $2 and $3 buy-in tournaments to the guaranteed tournament schedule.

Guarantees start at $100 for the $1 up to $300 for the $3 buy-ins.

Overlays and Overspreads have been numerous, so these are an excellent value play for all micro players to enjoy………

There are also Knock-outs, Turbos, Deep Stacks, Re-entry and Re-buys included on the new micro schedule. Players have been asking for these micros for a while and now ACR has delivered.

M2 Weekend on Americas Cardroom
Starting on September 6th and running until September 9th ACR will promote another  “Double Guaranteed Tournament Weekend” 
From 1pm ET to 1am ET all micro and mid stakes (under $60 buy-ins) guaranteed tournaments will have double guarantees!

The Double Guarateed Weekends have always produced huge Tournament Pools on ACR so you might want to sign-up now to take advantage of this popular promo……

$10k SnG Race  ($1,500 first place prize)
The contest runs from September 1st through 30th and awards the top 120 points earners with a combined $10,000 in cash.

To calculate SnG Race points, Americas Cardroom multiplies the tournament fee paid by the number of players, and then divides the total by five.

If you like to play the Sit’n’Go’s here’s your chance to make a couple extra bucks for your effort……

Don’t forget the $100K GTD on September 8 7PM ET (No, it’s not doubled)

$215 buy-in, 10,000 chip stack and 15 minute blinds

10 Package Punta Cana GTD on September 8, 2013 6PM ET 

$55 buy-in, 5000 chip start, 15 minute Blinds

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