Rake is a small fee we charge for providing our services. How is rake charged in Cash Games? In Cash Games, rake depends on the stakes, game type, and the number of players at the table. At lower limits, we take a smaller rake that will never exceed a capped amount. We also don’t take a rake if no flop is dealt, also known as "no flop, no drop".
Fixed Limit Rake at PokerStars. Tournament Rake is 6-10%. Tournament buy-ins are divided into two separate pieces: one large piece for the prize pool, and a smaller piece to cover PokerStars’ hosting costs. This latter piece represents the “rake” of the tournament, and it is typically is between 6-10% of the total buy-in. All tournament buy-ins on PokerStars are described
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This payment is called rake. Our Play Money games are charged with rake in a similar fashion. In Play Money cash games and Zoom games , the rake rate ranges from 5.5% to 9% (depending on the game format and stakes).
PokerStars Ring Game Poker Table Rake The rake is defined below for each game which we spread. We do not charge rake if the hand ends on the first betting round (before the flop in Hold’em or Omaha, before Fourth Street in Stud variants, or before the Draw in Draw variants).
Poker Table Rake. The rake is defined below for each game which we spread. We do not charge rake if the hand ends on the first betting round (before the flop in Hold’em or Omaha, before Fourth Street in Stud variants, or before the Draw in Draw variants). The HORSE mixed game includes only Limit games in the rotation, and therefore will be raked according to the Fixed Limit structures.
With Stars Rewards, you earn 100 reward points for every $1 paid in rake (1 point per 1¢). As of 15 Feb 2019, you inexplicably earn just 45 points for every $1 paid in tournament fees. And if you play pot limit or no limit at stakes of $5/$10 or higher, or limit games at stakes $20/$40 or higher, then you will not earn ANY reward points from those games!
https://www.pokerstars.com/poker/room/rake/ As shown on the site, maximum rake is always 5% (with a cap ofc). Varies from 3.5% to 4.5% at the microes. Is pokerstars rake really that bad?
Pokerstars is the worst site currently for rake and lack of rewards in my opinion to much volume is required to get something reasonable back compared to other sites I do not bother trying even.