Tag Archives: bots
- WPN CEO Philip Nagy Declares War on The Bots
August 1, 2016
A fortnight after themadbotter suggested that the Winning Poker Network was bot friendly their CEO, Philip Nagy, has told viewers on Twitter that he is declaring war on the bot operators; said there would be casualties, and the network will be the most bot-unfriendly site in the biz within a...
- High Stakes Poker Players Have Accounts Frozen as PokerStars Take Action Designed to Root Out Bots
January 19, 2016
PokerStars has started to freeze the accounts of high stakes players in a bid to distinguish between human players and bots, as outlined by Eric Hollreiser in a Nov 1, 2015 press release. Jason Mo has had his account locked by PokerStars. The six figure sum is significant. anyone else...
- Watchdog (eventually) approves iPoker; Coral site tops QuBit ‘usability’ survey
August 10, 2012
The Online Poker Watchdog at ispokerrigged.com has made a mission of analyzing millions of online poker hands, looking for any evidence to suggest that the sites were manipulating the outcome of hands to the detriment of winning players. The site has put most of the major operators through its “bad...
- Facebook bot suspicions; EA exec disses Zynga for “hitting the wall”
August 3, 2012
Shares in social network Facebook dipped as low as $19.83 on Thursday before closing out the day at $20.04, off 4%. At this point, you have to figure Zuckerberg & Co. are just hoping to get through Friday without falling below that psychological $19 barrier, which would represent a 50%...
- Betfair makes partial amends for Christmas Hurdle cockup; WSEX still slowplaying
January 12, 2012
Betfair has decided to make (partial) amends for the “obvious technical fault” that allowed a punter with less than £1k in his account to create a theoretical liability of hundreds of millions of pounds on the Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown on Dec. 28. On Wednesday, the betting exchange announced it...
- iPoker tackles bot concerns; PokerStars inks Staszko; WSOP returns to Africa
November 30, 2011
Playtech’s iPoker network has responded to the accusations of bot usage on its sites by amending its Terms and Conditions. According to PokerUpdate.com, iPlayers are no longer permitted to use any type of assistance programs (defined as any computer software and/or non-software-based databases or profiles) “which is or may be...