Every player who likes to play at the cash game tables must pay some rake. The rake ist he commision for the poker room to use their service. The rake will be deducted if you are involved to a hand and if you win the pot. That means that the house will always get some very small % of every winning pot. If you lose a pot you do not have to pay any rake of course. It will be always deducted from the winning pot. So if the pot is 3$ then the winning player maybe get only 2,80€(just an example).
Every poker room or network have different rake calculation methods.
Dealt rake: The rake collected at the end of a hand will be taken equally from all players who have been dealt into the hand.
Simple contributed: The rake collected at the end of a hand will be taken equally from all players who have invested money in the pot.
Weighted contributed: The rake collected at the end of a hand will be taken from all players who have invested money in the pot, but calculatedproportionately by the amount of money invested.
Actual rake: The rake of a hand will be assigned in full (100%) to the winner of the hand.
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