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MPN has historically investigated almost 7.5% of its entire active player base each month. 1.25% of the total population in the last three years, down to 0.7% in the last year, has had their account closed.
MPN Releases Four Years of Data Detailing its Battle Against Bots

Cheaters account for 1% of the monthly player base, and the operator seizes and distributes an average of €25,000 a month from them, data reveals.


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PokerStars rolls out Show Stack in Big Blinds at both cash games and tournaments. Partypoker deploys tournament improvements on Windows, and a major platform upgrade on Mac.
Online Poker Operators Upgrade Tournament Experience Ahead of Major September Series

PokerStars, partypoker and MPN have all released client updates in the last couple of weeks to improve MTT play as WCOOP, KO Series and UCOP get underway.


Across a dozen online tournament series, nearly $200 million is guaranteed in prizes with over $155 million in the dot-com market.
How Almost $200 Million Will be Paid Out in the Next Four Weeks Across 13 Online Poker Tournament Series

September will be one of the most important months in online poker.


WCOOP dates come after MPN, Winamax and partypoker have revealed their fall offers. Event guarantees expected to be $80 million.
PokerStars Releases WCOOP 2019 Dates

As operators drip feed dates for their flagship tournament series, PokerStars confirms WCOOP will return this September.


MPN has not yet formally announced the series, and the schedule is still under review. This year it has already run twice: A UCOP Passport in January and UCOP Vegas in April.
MPN Schedules €1 Million September UCOP Series

Network’s flagship tournament series will match the same schedule as last year’s record.


Fairplay has launched with Dusk Till Dawn and partypoker as its first members, according to the site.
Partypoker’s Rob Yong Forges Ahead with FairPlay Initiative, But Can it Get Off the Ground?

FairPlay, once dubbed “Online Poker Against Cheating,” wants to see online poker operators and casinos coming together to maintain a blacklist of cheaters.


“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.


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.


US-based technology giant Apple recently announced new rules for its App Store which could have a major impact on gambling operators.
Apple’s iOS Policy Change and its Expected Impact to Online Poker Operators

Real-money gaming developers have been given three months to build iOS native apps to remain approved for Apple’s App Store.


The following interview first appeared on Poker Industry PRO and is being republished here as a service to our readers.
Five Questions for Giorgi Tsutskiridze, Head of Poker and Skill Games at BetConstruct

“With a finger on the pulse of multiple tech trends and 15 years experience of delivering innovative and proven offerings, we push the limits in iGaming.”


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