In Lottery tournaments, three players are seated with other random opponents to play a a hyper-turbo structure sit and go, where the winner takes the whole prize pool.
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Lottery-style sit and gos come to dot-com following successful rollout in regional markets.


Just as fast-fold was the antidote to slow cash game poker in 2012, lottery sit and gos aim to provide the same relief for mobile tournament poker in 2014.
Lottery Sit and Gos—Short-Lived Gimmick or True Online Poker Tournament Innovation?

Just as fast-fold poker revolutionized cash games, lottery sit and gos could do the same with online poker tournaments. But the rake needs to be right.


The day after Full Tilt added $50 buy in tournaments to its Jackpot Sit & Gos, the top prize of $100k has been hit.
Players Chop the First Full Tilt Jackpot Sit & Go $100,000 Payout

A stress saving “make a deal” option gave the top two finishers $45,000 each.


Full Tilt Poker has introduced a $50 buy-in level for its Jackpot Sit and Gos--and with it, the lowest rake for the variant so far.
Full Tilt $50 Jackpots: Lottery SNGs with the Lowest Rake—and a $100,000 Top Prize

FTP is the first to expand lottery sit and gos to the midstakes buy-in—and continues to lead the industry in lower rakes.


PokerStars new sit and go variant, dubbed Spin & Go, could launch on other markets as early as October this year.
“Spin & Gos” Could Launch on PokerStars.com By October

October launch date “best guess” for new variant’s debut on primary PokerStars network.


Full Tilt Poker has upgraded both its iOS and Android apps to add support for its new Jackpot Sit and Go tournament format.
Full Tilt Mobile Adds Jackpot Sit and Gos

Lottery-style tournaments debut on FTP’s mobile app.


It is currently live on the segregated market in Spain, on Desktop and Android for real and play money.
Lottery Sit and Gos Go Mainstream: PokerStars Introduces “Spin & Go”

Spain becomes the real money testpad for PokerStars’ entry into online poker’s biggest innovation since fast-fold.


Full Tilt Poker has launched Jackpot Sit & Gos, new lottery-style tournaments with variable prize structures heavily inspired by Winamax's Expresso tournaments.
Full Tilt Poker Follows Winamax and iPoker With “Jackpot SNGs”

Lottery-style Sit and Gos, which randomly assigns a prize pool to 3-max turbo tournaments, go live on FTP.


Twister was first introduced on Everest Poker and Betclic, followed by Expekt, Poker770, Betfred and Pokerplex.
Twister Poker Rolls Out Across iPoker Skins

Top brands Paddy Power and William Hill add the lottery tournament game.


January 20th sees the introduction of Twister, a new jackpot format sit and go on iPoker. Each Twister Sit and Go (SNG) is a three player single table tournament where the winner takes all the prize money.
iPoker Introduces Twister Poker, Jackpot Format Single Table Tournaments

New three-handed winner take all format tournaments include a randomly allocated prize pool.


French market leader Winamax debuted a unique new poker variant last month—a fast format SNG that is as much lottery as it is poker.
Poker and Lotto: Winamax Introduces “Expresso” Poker

Poker hybrid combines 3-max tables, hyper turbos and lottery-style “golden” prizepool tournaments.


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