GGPoker Launches New Prop Bet Feature, APAT Online Qualifiers

13 Dec 2023
PokerWired Staff 13 Dec 2023
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  • New "last longer" betting now available
  • More prop bets coming soon
  • APAT live event qualifiers also now underway
Poker history is full of fun prop bets. The “last longer” is a popular wager, with players putting some cash up for grabs. The player who lasts the longest in a tournament collecting the prize pool.

Poker pros are no stranger to even stranger prop bets. Poker Hall of Fame member Huck Seed once accepted a challenge from fellow pro Howard Lederer to complete a standing back flip within two days. The 6-foot, 6-inch Seed’s uncle was an acrobat and helped him practice for two days. Seed completed the backflip and collected $10,000.

Online poker players may not be able to flip their way to $10K, but GGPoker is now bringing some of the prop bet fun to the platform. The company recently announced the new feature is live for players to check out.

Prop Betting at GGPoker

The new feature allows players to compete in their own last longer wagers during tournament play. The player running the deepest collects some nice bonus winnings. Even more is in the works for the future.

“Right now the only prop bets available to create or join are ‘last longer’ ones within a tournament, but in the future we expect to add others, such as bankroll challenges,” GG head of public relations Paul Burke tells PokerWired. “For example, a group of friends create a prop bet with a target bankroll and the first player to reach it wins the bet.”

ggpoker prop bet feature

The site doesn’t charge a fee for prop bets, this is simply an entertaining feature players can use among themselves. The prospect of adding some of these options also brings more of the uniqueness of live tournament poker to the online arena.

GG also has another popular aspect of live poker already that’s unique to the site. Players can stake other players in tournaments, and collect a share of any winnings, right in the poker client.

How to Register for a ‘Last Longer’ Prop Bet

Adding a “last longer” prop bet is an easy process now on GG. Here are some quick steps to take a shot at some extra winnings:

  1. Register for a tournament.
  2. Click the “Prop Bet”icon at the top of the tournament page.
  3. You can then join or start your own last longer bet.
  4. Those starting their own bets can set a bet amount, payout method, and a password.
  5. Players can then head to the tables to compete in the tournament and for the side bet prize pool.

APAT Online Qualifiers Begin on GGPoker

In other GGPoker news, the site recently announced the launch of online qualifiers for upcoming Amateur Poker Association and Tour (APAT) events as part of a new deal with the tournament operator.

“We are excited to partner with GGPoker, the world’s leading poker site,” APAT CEO Leigh Wiltshire said in a news release. “This collaboration will help improve the overall experience for our members and attract new players to the amateur poker community. Our shared commitment to supporting grassroots poker makes this partnership an excellent fit.”

Players will already find qualifiers for the upcoming United Kingdom Championship of Amateur Poker, which runs at Dusk Till Dawn Casino from May 17-22. Daily qualifiers start at just £5 and players can even complete a Day 1 flight for the championship on the site as well. Future events will also feature satellites on GG.

Established in 2006, APAT is dedicated to promoting and developing amateur poker talent. The group provides a platform for poker enthusiasts to compete in live and online events, offering a supportive and friendly environment for players to hone their skills and build lasting connections with others.

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