Prop Bets - Bankroll Challenge - FAQ & Summary
What is Prop Bet Bankroll challenge?
The player sets a target bankroll amount and succeeds if they reach that bankroll within their set time frame.
How does the Bankroll challenge Prop Bet work?
Player A sets a bankroll challenge of $1,000 in tournament poker with buy-ins of $10 or less over 100 days. They wager $100. There is no markup, and only one bettor is allowed.
Player B bets $100 that Player A will not make the $1000
If Player A reaches that bankroll target before the 100 days end, they win the challenge and $100 from Player B.
If Player A fails to reach the $1,000 - they lose the bet, and Player B is awarded $100 from Player A.
It is important to note Player A can cancel the bet after the challenge begins, but by doing so, it will be forfeited and the prize will be awarded to the bettor.
If I set a Bankroll challenge - will my bankroll tracker be available to the public?
Yes - your bankroll tracker will be visible.
Is it possible to have two different Prop Bets running simultaneously?
Yes - you can set a Bankroll challenge and have a Last Longer prop bet running simultaneously.
Can I have more than one Bankroll challenge running at the same time?
No - you can only run one Bankroll challenge at a time.
What types of Bankroll challenge prop bets can I set?
Players can set a wide-range of bankroll challenges (Hold’em, PLO, PLO5, Rush & Cash Hold’em, Rush & Cash PLO, AoF Hold’em, AoF Omaha, Spin & Gold, Short Deck or Tournaments.
Can I include multiple game types in my Bankroll Challenge?
Yes, you can include/exclude the game types of your choice.
Can I mix Tournaments and Cash Games in my Bankroll Challenge?
You can include Tournaments and Cash Games (Hold’em, PLO, Rush & Cash, etc.)
Can I set different buy-in levels for each game type in my Bankroll Challenge?
Yes, for example, you select Hold’em and PLO. You can set individual buy-in limits for each.
Who can set a Bankroll challenge prop bet?
Bankroll challenges can be set by an individual player (subject to availability in your region)
What are the steps for creating a Bankroll challenge?
1. In your GGPoker app, navigate to the Prop Bet section
2. Select the Bankroll challenge tab
3. Select the game types you wish to include and also click the + to select the blind limits
4. Select the start time, end time, challenge amount
5. Choose the number of bettors you wish to allow
6. Set the odds (markup)
7. That’s it. Your bankroll challenge is now set. Good luck!
Are Bankroll challenge winnings/losses solely based on my results while playing my games?
Generally, the numbers reflected in the bankroll challenge are based on results. However, they are other considerations, as listed below:
Will making a withdrawal while a bankroll challenge is running affect my progress?
As the goal of a bankroll challenge is to achieve a specified amount of bankroll increase in a defined timeframe, withdrawals will not count against this progress.
For example, if you set a bankroll challenge to go from $100 to $200, you must make $100 profit from the games specified to succeed.
Win/loss from Cash games, including VIP Games
Hands where EV Cashout is selected
Win/loss from Bet on Flop
Win/loss from Next Hand Roulette
Win/loss from all tournament games, including Tickets and Seats
#Thanks GG Tournaments
Flip & Go
AoF Sit & Go
Spin & Gold (Prizes from Spin & Gold Challenges started before the Prop Bet began will not be included)
Spin Insurance amount from Spin & Gold
Staking (All profit and loss from Buy/Sell)
Final Table Betting win/loss amount
Win/loss from Bet on Flop
Win/loss from Next Hand Roulette
Other Prop Bets
The following Jackpots/Promotions are included as part of the Bankroll Challenge
Bad Beat Jackpot
Cash Drop prize in Rush & Cash
Red Envelope prize in NLH
Fish Buffet Rewards
Daily Leaderboard Prizes (Leaderboard prizes won before the bankroll challenge began will not be included)
GGPoker promotions, including ones that are region specific
Are Casino Games/Slot games counted towards by Bankroll challenge?
No, these bets will not be included in your win/loss.
What happens if I start my Bankroll challenge during a Cash game session?
For cash games, only the results of hands that are played after the start of the challenge and end before the challenge are considered. This also applies to Jackpots.
What happens if I start my Bankroll challenge in the middle of a Tournament?
Only prizes of tournaments that start after the challenge is set and ends before the challenge is completed are reflected in the balance. This also applies to Jackpots.
If a tournament began before the challenge, but the player registered to the tournament after the challenge through late registration, the prizes will be reflected in the balance.
What is the minimum markup I can set on a Bankroll Challenge?
Markup can be set to as low as 0.1
What is the maximum markup I can set on a Bankroll Challenge?
Markup can be set to as high as 2.0
What does markup mean in the context of a Bankroll Challenge?
Markup indicates how much you will need to stake to win $1 from the creator.
If the markup is 1.0, you will need to stake $1.
If the markup is 1.5, you will need to stake $1.50.
If the markup is 0.5, you will need to stake $0.50.
What is the minimum amount of bettors I can create a Bankroll Challenge against?
The minimum amount of bettors is 1.
What is the maximum amount of bettors I can create a Bankroll Challenge against?
The maximum amount of bettors is 100.
What is the minimum time period I can set for a Bankroll Challenge?
The minimum time period for a Bankroll Challenge is 1 day (24 hours).
What is the maximum time period I can set for a Bankroll Challenge?
The maximum time period for a Bankroll Challenge is 100 days.
What is the minimum bet amount I can set for a Bankroll Challenge?
The minimum bet for a bankroll challenge is $1
What is the maximum bet amount I can set for a Bankroll Challenge?
The maximum bet for a bankroll challenge is $1,000
These funds will be reserved from your balance when making a bankroll challenge. Please be aware of this, as you will not be able to use these funds for gameplay
When creating a Bankroll Challenge - do I have to bet against other players?
No, you can select a single-player mode and are not required to bet against other players.
What happens to my Bankroll Challenge during scheduled maintenance?
If maintenance occurs while a Bankroll Challenge is in progress, the Bankroll Challenge will be paused for 1 day based on the start time of the maintenance. The end of the challenge will be increased by one day. However, any Bankroll challenge that started during the maintenance will be cancelled.
Do promotional rewards, such as Fish Buffet, count towards my Bankroll Challenge?
Only rewards earned after the challenge starts will count towards your challenge progress.
For example, if you start a Bankroll Challenge at 08:00 UTC on Friday, only games played and rewards accrued and collected after 08:00 on Friday will count towards the progress as long as you collect them before the challenge ends.
Any rewards accrued before the challenge starts will not count towards progress, even if you collect them whilst the challenge is running.