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888 Clamps Down on Bots with $100,000 Reimbursed to Players
888 Clamps Down on Bots with $100,000 Reimbursed to Players

Money was returned to 4000 players in October and 888poker is committing to monthly monitoring.


Partypoker to Force Players to Use Real Names in High Stakes and Heads-Up Games
Partypoker to Force Players to Use Real Names in High Stakes and Heads-Up Games

The operator ultimately plans to require players to use real names at all of its online poker tables, but nearly 50 other changes are expected to be implemented in the next six to nine months.


New Restrictions on HUDs and Other Third Party Tools on partypoker Expected the First Week of May
New Restrictions on HUDs and Other Third Party Tools on partypoker Expected the First Week of May

Big changes are coming to partypoker as the room aims to make its games cleaner in 2019.


Doug Polk and Team Beat Claudico to Win $100,000 from Microsoft & the Rivers Casino
Doug Polk and Team Beat Claudico to Win $100,000 from Microsoft & the Rivers Casino

Human intelligence continues to outwit artificial intelligence at No Limit Hold’em poker, but the gap is closing.


Online Poker Rising in Popularity at MIT
Online Poker Rising in Popularity at MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers classes in online poker and the creation of poker bots.


Ongame "Task Force" to Tackle the Growing Bot Problem "At its Root"
Ongame “Task Force” to Tackle the Growing Bot Problem “At its Root”

Euro network promises to do more in its fight against bots.


Internet Gaming Hearing: The Testimony
Internet Gaming Hearing: The Testimony

At a hearing by the US Subcommittee of Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, testimony was given Tuesday both for and…


Playtech's "Skill Games" Bots Cause Confusion Among Poker Players and Media
Playtech’s “Skill Games” Bots Cause Confusion Among Poker Players and Media

Customer service confusion at iPoker and terms and conditions on the “skill games” arm of poker sites are responsible for a player misunderstanding.


HU Bot Ring Detected on 888
HU Bot Ring Detected on 888

Players have identified several accounts they believe to be part of a Heads-Up poker bot ring. The suspicious accounts…


Poker Bots: Alert or Exploit?
Poker Bots: Alert or Exploit?

If you were to come across a ring of poker bots in your game, would you alert the community or keep quiet and try to exploit them?


Interview with a Bot Killer
Interview with a Bot Killer

An inside look at the tactics used to punish cheaters for profit.


Heads-Up Bot Ring Discovered on Merge Gaming Network
Heads-Up Bot Ring Discovered on Merge Gaming Network

Small stakes HU NLHE bots indentified by members of the poker community.


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