A new world record has been set when it comes to the bad beat jackpot. The previous world record with respect to the bad beat jackpot was set at $2.2 Million and the latest records smashed that figure which was set in June 2022 at the Playground Poker Club.
The latest world record was also set at the same venue when a straight flush beat quads. Yes folks, it is a gut wrenching bad beat when you see quads being beaten to death by a diamond straight flush.
The Canadian poker room Playground Poker Club hosted a low stakes cash game where at showdown a straight flush beat quads. This led to a new record being set and was seen being celebrated at the poker room.
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As per new reports, in June 2022, quad (TTTT) lost to a straight flush in a pot worth $2.2 Million. Coming to the largest bad beat ever, the losing player reportedly took the biggest piece of the pot, the second biggest piece while other players also took a chunk of the remaining pot.
📣A NEW WORLD RECORD!!
Just moments ago, after having climbed to a mindboggling $2,590,185, the Bad Beat Jackpot hit! 🥳This shatters the previous record of $2,228,425 set in June of 2022. Congratulations!!! You have made history! 🍾🥂
The BBJ has been reseeded at $700,863 🤩 pic.twitter.com/DbVjVXcxsa
— Playground Poker (@PlaygroundPoker) August 3, 2023
In 2022, Rivers Casino saw yet another bad beat go down. A player named Raymond Broderson hit a royal flush which beat his rival’s quads of Aces. This was a local low stakes game at Pittsburgh.
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