Rakeback is back at

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gr8 8 logo29 May 2012 (London, UK) – Rakeback is once again available to poker players effective this Friday, June 1st.  As it was before the program was cancelled last month, GR88 (“Great Eight”) players can once again have up to 35% of their rake refunded.

“We weren’t happy that we weren’t able to offer new players a rakeback option any more,” said GR88’s Poker Manager, “So we’re very glad that the Merge poker network has brought it back!”

“Anyone that registered at GR88 in May can have rake back added to their account if they want.  It just takes a quick note to and we’ll take care of it right away.”

Rake is the commission an online poker room earns on its games.  Some poker rooms, like, reward regular players by refunding a portion of the rake.

Friday also marks the start of the $100,000 ‘Race to Riches’ rake race at This month, four week-long rake races will each award $25K to the players at the top of the leaderboard that week.  Race points will be multiplied in ten designated tournaments each day. Race points will be multiplied by 1.1 up to 2 when playing in designated tournaments. Poker offers Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Stud and Draw and has a Badbeat Jackpot currently approaching a quarter million dollars.  Using a single wallet, players can also enjoy hundreds of casino games from Microgaming and CTXM or bet on thousands of sporting events including in-game betting.


Media inquiries:
Larry Colcy, Lyceum Media

About is a popular sportsbetting site with a poker room on the Merge network and casino games from Microgaming and CTXM. is operated by Olympian Trading Limited BVI and Olympian Trading Limited NV, incorporated and licensed in Curacao. Olympian Trading operates in association with EveryMatrix NV, Curacao. does not accept players from the USA or France.


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