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GVC’s online poker room, partypoker, has set a date for its long overdue next round of ecology changes that the company first began implementing nearly…
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.


Since the early days of online poker, players have utilized third-party software tools to help manage the online poker playing experience. In fact, software…
Hand Histories a “Fundamental Online Poker Player’s Right”: An Interview with PokerTracker’s Derek Charles

As operators increasingly look to curb the powers of third-party software, Derek Charles of Hold’em Manager and PokerTracker explains to pokerfuse why HUDs and tracking software still play an important role in the modern era of online poker.


MPN and Full Tilt run September tournament series, while 888 increases weekly schedule. Romania and Ireland announce licensees, plus new launches in Belgium, Italy and Denmark.
Poker Room Insight

Fall tournament series, lottery sit and go innovations, dozens of new dot-country online poker rooms, new payment processing solutions and more.


Former Full Tilt Team Pro Patrik Antonius has explained that he no longer plays high stakes online because of the use of poker tracking software.
Patrik Antonius: Tracking Software Makes Online Poker Unfair

“I lost about a million straight and then I realized that I couldn’t beat the ring-games anymore and that was largely due to tracking software.”


Acquisitions have been the theme for the week with Playtech spending the biggest bucks as it becomes a major force in the retail online trading market.
Industry Insight

Amaya’s NASDAQ debut has been confirmed as June 8, but no new money will be raised.


More results and more profits have been announced this week—even at state owned Holland Casino. Betfair’s latest results show four straight quarters of double digit growth.
Industry Insight

More details emerge about the investigation into Amaya’s share price surge as the company prepares to issue 2014 results at the end of March.


The neural network poker software PokerSnowie is now included as a feature in HM Cloud, the web-based tacking software from Hold’em Manager (HEM).
PokerSnowie Added to HM Cloud

Rapid hand analysis and advice is now available via Hold’em Manager’s web based poker tracker.


iPoker's new native mobile apps have had a mysteriously limited rollout. Full Tilt's aggressive 2014 expansion into real money gambling beyond poker is unabated.
Software Snapshots

A weekly review of the latest software updates and upgrades in the online poker industry.


The big two tracking software suites merge. Bitcoin players pay less rake--if they avoid issues with Bitcoin wallets clamping down on gambling transactions.
Software Snapshots

A weekly review of the latest software updates and upgrades in the online poker industry.


EPT "t-shirtgate" dominated headlines, social media and community discussion. The confirmation of a PokerStars Casino reignited the debate on expanding beyond online poker.
Checking Around

An industry-focused summary of the online poker discussion and debate on forums, social media and blogs this week.


Poker Tracker (PT) and Hold’em Manager (HEM) have agreed to merge into one business. Both companies produce software driven by a database of the poker hands recorded by the user.
PokerTracker and Hold’em Manager Merge

The two market leaders in database and HUD poker software tools have joined forces—both products will continue.


A weekly roundup of the latest software releases and platform updates across the online poker industry.
Software Snapshots

A new weekly column exclusive to pokerfuse PRO, reviewing the latest software releases and platform updates across the online poker industry.


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Book Review: No-Limit Hold’em For Advanced Players – For Tough Games By Matthew Janda, Or, Why I’m Too Stupid To Play Poker Anymore
I can't even: A brutally honest personal review of Matthew Janda's "No-Limit Hold’em For Advanced Players" and why I realize I might be too simple-minded to play poker in 2019. — read more »
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