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Winamax was seeking a software engineer to develop an integrated poker tracking feature. The proof of concept was to utilize players' own statistical data as well as their opponents'.
Winamax Explored Developing Internal HUD, Third Party API

French market leader wanted a proof-of-concept in-client feature to provide a HUD and tracking statistics.


"It's important to have the ecology of the cash rooms as clean as possible, so there's been a clean-up there—things like bots."
Bot Crackdown Led to Partypoker Revenue Slowdown Last Quarter, Says GVC

Ecology changes, including the clampdown on bots, resulted in a decline in online poker revenue in Q3 2019.


Six thousand partypoker players have been affected by a technical issue that requires them reset their screen names again.
Thousands of Partypoker Players Forced to Make Second Alias Change Following Technical Error

Affected players will have to change their screen names for a second time, almost one month to the day since the global change was required.


partypoker has introduced a string of changes in its attempt to improve the playing experience by making them enjoyable for everyone.
Partypoker Releases String of Game Changes as Drive to Improve Game Ecology Continues

Extra cashback for table starters, changes to time-to-act policy at cash games and introduction of bounty satellites are some of the recent game changes introduced.


“Online Poker Against Cheating” (OPAC) to wants bring together top online poker operators to information-share on bots and cheaters.
Partypoker’s Rob Yong to Spearhead “Online Poker Against Cheating” Independent Trade Body

Rob Yong, GVC partner and leader of partypoker’s recent ecology changes, wants to “befriend our competitors and all work together” to fight the online poker cheaters and bots.


“There’s nothing [surer] for me that the downloadable hand histories and HUDs won’t be around in poker in three to four years' time.”
Partypoker defends HUD and Hand History Ban—and Plans Even More Ambitious Changes

Operator says response has so far been positive and it plans an even bigger overhaul: Real names, live audio chat, face verification and more are all in the pipeline.


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On June 17, partypoker deployed a major software platform upgrade forcing players to set a new player alias.
Partypoker Officially Adopts HUD Ban, Plans Fixed Buy-in Change

HUD ban and forced alias change comes into effect, as operator prepares to switch all cash games to 100 big blinds buy-in.


Data will be provided in a file format compatible with the latest versions of Hold’em Manager and Poker Tracker so players can import their results and analyze their play.
MPN Reinstates Hand Histories: “We Were Wrong”

In a reversal of a decision a year ago, MPN will allow players to request hand histories again—on the same day partypoker moves in the other direction.


As players at partypoker prepare themselves for the upcoming ecology changes that will force them to change their screen names and put a ban on third-party…
Exclusive: partypoker to Implement Fixed Buy-in Functionality at Cash Games by the End of June

As a part of partypoker’s ongoing changes to improve ecology, all cash games will have a fixed 100 big-blind buy-in by the end of this month.


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.


On June 17, all players on the dot-com client will be prompted to set a new player alias when they first log in.
Partypoker Forges Ahead with Cash Game Ecology Changes with Forced Alias Change and Third-Party Tools Ban

Four years in the making, partypoker is finally taking the final step: Banning HUDs and all forms of third-party tracking.


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