Below I will gather Information about different Spin and Go format poker and the probabilities. These listings are as of May 10 2019 and are subject to change.
Winamax Expresso Probabilities
My favourite site to play Jackpot format poker. You can read about my games at winamax from the blog category. Largest jackpots and highest stakes are not as big as some of the competition offers but the ability to get money on 2nd and 3rd place on 50x multiplier and up makes the ride less rough, Though on the other hand a rough 1.5% of the roi is hidden on the larger multipliers. Winamax VIP system is also still well above average in my opinion so you will get free tickets to lucrative freerolls and cashback thru collecting VIP point with a multiplier depending on the VIP level. Game structure is 3 minutes blinds and no antes. Winamax client is also top notch with frequent updates. Its works very smoothly so you get “a lot” of hands to play on these games.
PokerStars Spin and Go Probabilities
PokerStars the home of the Spin & Go. Pokerstars still dominates the industry with the biggest jackpots and largest playerpools, but with the VIP system collapse the games might not be as lucrative to grind as they were back when these were launched. PokerStars is currently testing new kind of multipliers on the $3 games. If it get attention I suspect they will change the lower multipliers to other levels too. Game structure is 3 minutes blinds and no antes.
iPoker Twister Probabilities
iPoker introduced the Twister format to add into the competition on where to play these JackPot format games. The client is unfortunately quite sluggish on some things and you really get a lot less hands per game. The Twister Poker structure is also somewhat different as it adds in antes from blind level 2. Blinds also increase every 2 minutes. On the other hand the rakeback deals on iPoker are still somewhat ok considering the current industry standard of LOL rakeback. The amount of stake levels the sites offer may vary depending on the game provider. But the probabilities should remain
PokerStars.es Spin and go Probabilities
Same client as Pokerstars.eu smaller but softer fields with geographical exclusions that apply the playerpool. You will meet Spanish and French players a lot. So very lucrative site in the end. VIP system is even worse than Pokerstars.eu. Rake is also higher on the games.
PartyPoker Spins Probabilities
PartyPoker has been putting up a big scale movement in order to claim back the industry top spot it once held. The PartyPoker VIP offers are the best in the industry, but then again the playerpool is in growing stages and the games have lots of regulars on them. Game structure is 3 minutes blinds and no antes.
MPN Fish Party Probabilities
Microgaming Network also has the Jackpot poker offered for their players. Here everyone also starts with 500chips so 25bb but the blind levels are increasin every 2 minutes. On higher multipliers the blind increase is slowed down. The games also differ in a way that there is an added jacpot over the largest multiplier where each level rake contribution is added. In the long run this could mean quite large multipliers if the RNG doesn’t launch the larges multi. Most MPN networks offrer up to 30% rakeback too which could make these grindable, but the 2 minutes blind increase on the smaller multis will add to the variance a whole lot.
Winning Poker Network Jackpot Poker
US. Friendly network offering Spin and Go type of games are called Jackpot poker in here. Blind levels increase every 3 minutes with no antes. Site on WPN are Americas Cardroom, BlackChipPoker, True Poker, PokerKing and YaPoker.
Unibet Hexapro has an interesting way to set their blind levels. The smaller the prize pool the faster the blind levels. 1,5x has 1 minute blinds 3x has 2 minutes 5x to 10x have have 3 and everything above 25x is 4 minutes blinds. Here like on iPoker antes are added from blindlevel 2 onwards.
Global Poker Jackpot SNG
Global Poker is a US friendly site where you play with $weeps Cash ($C) or Gold Coins (GC) which you get for real money value. Payout is WTA exccept fot the top tier multiplier where the money is distributed as 75/15/10. pokertracker or HoldemManager HUDs do not work on these games and as far as the writer knows so is tracking.
Due to geoblocking writer was not able to look into the probabilities on Ignition Network sites. These are US friendly sites that have also introduced the JackPot games to their players. Looking through internet I have found out that these are the probabilities at the moment.
2x – 74,995 in 100,000
5x – 24,887 in 100,000
15x – 105 in 100,000
120x – 9 in 100,000
240x – 3 in 100,000
1,200x – 1 in 100,000
This means you are basically playing mainly 2x and 5x multipliers thru your sessions.With a quick glanze I would not play these unless the playerpool is absolutely horrible and the rakeback is great.
Chico Network Windfall and Jackpot probabilities
Chico network as 3 different games going for this format. The easiest on is theFlips game with everyone going all in every hand. Jackpot and Windfall are structurewise the same 3 handed Hyperturbo Format but with different multipliers. Also Jackpot most of the if a jackpot fee pushes the stake level jackpot prize over 5000x multiplier you are fighting for that progressive jackpot. 85% for winner 15% distributed for the next jackpot pool
Note that when doing a youtube video about this I realised that the numbers don’t add up in jackpot games. Searched the internet and came across this site that had ran into the same problem but had access to data from the client. Corrected numbers below
1,100,4000,13999,24770 and 57130
One of the biggest Asian brands don’t have “real” Jackpot SNGs or SNGs in general, but they offer a game format called Fortune cookies where you enter a 3 handed SNG and can win a random prize or stickers that you can exchange to money. Opening a fortune cookie will give you one of 10 random Cookie card. When all 10 different cards are collected, these are exchanged for a reward. Different stakes have different set of cards. As far as I undesrtand its all in or fold format, but I don’t have any personal experience on these.
Hope you now have more Ideas for which games you should be going for in the format.
GL and as always HF