Big Bang Sunday Overlays as Jack Poker Goes Nuclear

PokerWired
03 Apr 2024
PokerWired Staff 03 Apr 2024
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  • Jack Poker's inaugural monthly Big Bang Sunday overlays by $4,000
  • Nuclear 4s online series launches and runs until March 3
  • Main event of Nuclear 4s is $44 buy-in mtt with $44,000 guaranteed
New Online Series Underway at Jack Poker
As predicted last week by PokerWired, the inaugural Big Bang Sunday on Jack Poker fell well short of its $30,000 guarantee. It needed 1,112 entries to avoid an overlay and fell short by almost 150 buy-ins. The 966 players who took part contributed $26,082 towards the payouts, while Jack Poker footed the bill for the difference, which amounted to an overlay of $3,918. The tournament is to be a monthly event and will take place on the first Sunday of each month. Jack Poker has yet to confirm the exact date of the second running of Big Bang Sunday, but it is expected to have satellites running for it throughout the preceding month.

Nuclear 4s Series Launches

With the first Big Bang Sunday monthly event now completed, attention on Jack Poker has switched to a new low buy-in series of tournaments, Nuclear 4s. It began on 12 February, featuring tournaments with buy-ins ranging from $1 to $44 and runs until 3 March. Each tournament has a guarantee that is between 450-1,000x the buy-in, which is a pretty big deal for Jack Poker, where most regular mtts don’t get over 200 players and overlays abound.

The festival reaches its pinnacle on Sunday 3 March, with a $44,000 guaranteed $44 buy-in main event and an accompanying $4,400 guaranteed $4.40 Mini Main Event. Between now and then there are six Nuclear 4s tournaments per day at the following (UK) times: 12.30am, 5am, 12.30pm, 4pm, 7pm and 9pm. Most of the tournaments are priced at between $3 and $10, however there are some as low as $1 and a few that reach $20.

What's in the Name?

If you’re wondering what the name is all about, it’s a reference to the combined guarantees of the 120 tournaments that make up the series, which in total add up to a four-tabulous $444,000!  So far the festival has started well, with small overlays in some of the events, while others have managed to just surpass their guarantees. All in all its a pretty good offering for a site with tournament liquidity that usually can’t support guarantees of this level and for those of us who love overlays, that $44 main event looks like a tasty morsel!

How to Get Involved

If you want to get involved and eat some of that potential overlay value, you'll need to open an account at Jack Poker. If you have not yet opened an account with Jack Poker, they have a pretty decent bonus offer that includes spinning a bonus wheel prior to making your initial deposit. The size of your bonus will depend on how lucky you are when spinning the wheel, with the biggest bonus being a massive 1000%. You’ll also get a bunch of free tournament tickets and can earn additional bonuses of up to $600 by completing various challenges with Jack Poker’s new player quest promotion.

To take advantage of this, use the exclusive PokerWired bonus code WIRED when signing up to Jack Poker.

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