Frequently Asked Questions

  • Rake is a fee that a poker room takes from each pot as profit. The value depend on the limit that you play in a poker game and the size of the pot. Rake is usually about 5% of the pot value.

  • Most poker rooms use the contributed method for rake calculation. To get assigned rake, a poker player must contribute money to the pot. The rake a poker player gets credited with is proportionate to the amount of his pot contribution. If you were to contribute Rs. 500 to a pot of Rs. 1500 and the rake taken from that pot was Rs. 75, you would get credited with Rs. 25 of rake.

  • Rakeback is a loyalty program for online poker players. With rakeback you can get a refund of the rake payments that poker rooms have already charged from you. This way you can increase your cash winnings in every poker games and accumulate a larger amount you win at the end of the day.

  • To get rakeback, you first need to register an account at our website to play poker online on our affiliation poker rooms. After that you can choose a poker rakeback room and go to that room´s rakeback sign up page. Follow the instructions on the rakeback sign up page to get rakeback.

  • Often poker rooms don't allow this. However, we can try retagging to get you rake back. Pls visit retagging page link

  • Yes, you are eligible for the sign up bonus and all other bonuses unless stated otherwise.

  • No, your rake back stays intact unless otherwise stated.

  • PokerLauncher has signed an affiliate contract with each respective rakeback poker room. We agree to refer new players to these poker rooms, and they in turn will pay PokerLauncher a share of the lifetime profit that our players generate. The rakeback loyalty payments are made from this commission we get for referring loyal customers to their poker room. Since the poker rooms know exactly how much rake you generate, we are able to pay you rakeback accordingly.

    So in effect you pay rake to the poker room, the poker room pays PokerLauncher a part of your rake as commission, and we will in turn pay you rakeback from our commission.

  • Yes. You will get rakeback from sit-and-go and multi table tournament fees on all our current rakeback deals.

  • No. You can start playing right away. As long as your rakeback sign up has been successful, you get rakeback starting from your first raked hand.

  • When you receive your rakeback depends on the poker room you play poker at. Please check the individual page here on for your poker room to find out when you will receive your rakeback. Usually the stats are updated every week in your PokerLauncher account.

  • As soon as you let us know that you have signed up for a rakeback deal via PokerLauncher, we contact that the poker room in question to make sure that you are correctly linked to us. When we get a confirmation from the poker room, your rakeback account on will be activated. In this process we are dependent on a reply from the poker room. Usually this is not a problem and your account will generally get activated within 48 hours. Sometimes, however, it can take up to a week. Please note that if you are correctly linked to us you will receive rakeback from the moment that you create your poker room account.

  • Generally, the reason we had to set your rakeback account with a certain poker room to "failed" is because your account with the poker room in question isn't linked to us. In order to provide you with rakeback your account needs to be linked to Common reasons for accounts not being linked to us are that the player's is trying to get rakeback to an existing account or he or she did not follow the sign-up instructions properly. If you didn't use the link/code we provided for the poker room you won't be linked to us.

  • Sometimes your rakeback payment can be delayed because the poker room for some reason is unable to make your payment on time. If this happens we will try and keep you posted about what's going on.

  • Yes, this is not a problem at all. If you want, you can sign up for a rakeback deal with all the poker rooms we offer rakeback from.

  • Yes, we do. You can find more information about by clicking here.

  • With a flat rakeback deal you get the same rakeback percentages regardless how much you pay in rake. This is the kind of rakeback deal that most poker rooms offer.

  • With a progressive rakeback deal your rakeback percentage depends on how much rake you have paid. Your rakeback percentage goes up as your amount of rake paid goes up.