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Bad Beat Jackpot

If life gives you lemons, make lemonade! If life gives you bad beats, there’s the Bad Beat Jackpot! Let us offer a dash of comfort and a hint of relief for those heartbreaking moments.


What is a Bad Beat

Have you ever had a strong hand that you think would win the pot but it doesn’t? Play poker long enough and you’ll have one or two of those heartbreaking moments. Now you can turn those bad beats into a winning hand with the Bad Beat Jackpot. The Bad Beat Jackpot offers relief for Hold’em, Omaha and Short Deck (Including Rush & Cash) games.

How to Qualify for the Bad Beat Jackpot

If you’ve satisfied the “Lose Criteria” you’ll be able to win a share of the Bad Beat Jackpot prize pool.

Game Type Lose Hand Criteria
Hold'em Aces Full of Tens or Better
PLO Four Twos or Better
PLO5 Four Eights or Better
Short Deck Four Sixes or Better
Rush & Cash Hold’em Aces Full of Tens or Better
Rush & Cash PLO Four Twos or Better

Bad Beat Jackpot Payout

Recipient % of jackpot Pool per Blind
Bad Beat Winner (Pot Loser - 2nd best hand) 10%
Bad Beat Opponent (Pot Winner) 3%
Rest of Players (Other Pot Losers) 0.8% Each

The Jackpot Fund

Hold’em, PLO, PLO-5, Short Deck, and Rush & Cash will share the same jackpot fund, with its sole purpose being the prize pool for Bad Beat Jackpot hits and its payouts. The jackpot fund will continue to grow by reserving certain amounts from Hold’em, PLO, PLO-5, Short Deck, and Rush & Cash games. In other words, your cash prize for hitting the jackpot will always be waiting!

You can check the Bad Beat Jackpot pool live in the PC client lobby/tables and the mobile client lobby.

Fund Accumulation

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Got questions? We answer some of the most common questions about online poker. Contact our 24/7 live support if you can’t find what you’re looking for.

What hands are eligible for the Bad Beat Jackpot?

For Texas Hold’em (including Rush & Cash), lose with Aces full of Tens or higher to qualify for the Bad Beat Jackpot. For PLO, lose with Four Twos or higher to qualify for the Bad Beat Jackpot. PLO-5 lost criteria will be Four Eights or higher while Short Deck lose criteria will be Four Sixes or Higher. For Rush & Cash PLO, the lose criteria is Four Twos or higher.

I satisfied the lose criteria but didn’t receive the jackpot prize. What should I do?

If you believe that you are eligible for the jackpot prize but have not received it, please contact our 24/7 live support and provide us with the Hand ID for further investigation.

What games are eligible for the Bad Beat Jackpot?

Games that are eligible for this promotion are Hold'em, Omaha and Short Deck. This includes Rush & Cash Hold’em and Omaha.

Terms & Conditions

  1. Players must be aged 18 and above to participate.
  2. Prizes are awarded instantly at the end of the hand.
  3. Prizes will be awarded regardless of disconnections, if the player is confirmed to have qualified for the jackpot.
  4. If there are more than three jackpot-qualified hands, Bad Beat Jackpot is awarded to the player who comes in second in the hand. Other player who lost will receive Rest of Players rewards.
  5. Players who are not dealt hole cards are not eligible for the Rest of Players rewards.
  6. Bad Beat Jackpot does not apply to VIP tables.
  7. Natural8 India reserves the right to investigate any players suspected of fraudulent activity, and take any necessary action. In the event of multi-accounting, bonus hunting, or foul play, Natural8 India reserves the right to forfeit any prize amounts that have been paid along with any remaining cash balances, without prior notice.
  8. Natural8 India reserves the right to cancel or modify this offer at any time without prior notice, and at its sole and absolute discretion.
  9. This promotion is subject to the terms and conditions of the Natural8 India website.
  10. Natural8 India is an advocate of safer gaming. If you feel you might have a problem, do seek further advice or counselling. Please also refer to our Responsible Gaming page.

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