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Carbon Poker runs a $25,000 Race for Riches promotion every month, four rake races paying out a combined $25k in cash.

Open to all players, compete by simply earning as many VIP points as possible, and multiply your final leaderboard score by entering select multi table tournaments (MTTs).

Carbon Poker Rake Race Dates

Each monthly race is split into four week long $6,700 races typically on the following dates, with prizes awarded 24 hours after the race is completed.

Weeks Prize Award Day
1st - 7th 8th
8th - 14th 15th
16th - 22nd 22nd
23rd - 29th / 30th 30th / 31st

Carbon Rake Race Payouts

Each weekly race awards cash prizes to the top 75 players on the leaderboard:

Placing Cash Prize
1 $1,000
2 $700
3 $500
4 $350
5 $250
6 $200
7 - 9 $150
10 - 14 $125
15 - 19 $100
20 - 24 $75
25 - 29 $60
30 - 39 $45
40 - 50 $35
51 - 75 $25
Total Prizepool $6,710

Carbon Rake Race Tournament Multipliers

Play any of the select MTTs listed below during a race and you'll earn a 0.1 multiplier bonus for each. Players start with a multiplier of 1 - play one of the events below, and that becomes 1.1. Play two for a multiplier of 1.2, and so on. Playing all ten will give you a final leaderboard score of double your VIP points.

 
  • 1. Nightly $11
  • 2. Nightly $109
  • 3. Nightly $33
  • 4. Nightly $60
  • 5. Nightly High Roller $215
 
  • 6. Sunday Big $11
  • 7. Sunday Big $33
  • 8. Sunday Big $60
  • 9. Sunday Big Ticket $215
  • 10. Sunday Big $109
 

Example - Player A earns 8,000 VIP points in race week one, and plays the Sunday Big $11. His final score is 8,800. If he played all ten MTT types, then with a multiplier of 2 his score could be 16,000.

Carbon Poker Rake Race Example - Volume Required

Below is an example race payout structure, taken from the last week of November 2013. The top spot on the leaderboard won with a base rake of $2,882 before considering MTT multipliers. On top of his normal VIP rewards he earned an additional 34.7% return on his play that week.

$6,710 Race Week

Placing

Prize Amount Raked Extra Rakeback

 November '13

 

1 $1,000 $2,882 34.7%
10 $125 $1,661 7.5% 
35  $45 $984 4.6%
75  $25 $625 4.0%

The minimum rake to win a leaderboard prize was $625, for a 4% rakeback boost. To see the latest performance data from the last month, see our sister site Rakeback.com's Rake Race Analysis pages.

Carbon Poker Rake Race Leaderboard

Current Race for Riches leaderboard standings can be viewed on the Carbon Poker website, updated daily.

Hundreds of spots are tracked by player number, so you can still compare your progress to others anonymously if you don't manage to place in the top 75.