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Top picks from public poker discussions forums in the last week, with a focus on online poker and how its impact on the industry.
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In our industry-focused picks from the discussion forums this week: Two public support forum launch as one ends; more failures in NJ; Sit & Go anger; and a big public banning.


Poker Table Ratings has launched PTR Link, a new feature which allows players to manage their PTR profile. The feature is still in beta…
PTR Link Gives Players Control Over Their Profiles

Poker Table Ratings has launched PTR Link, a new feature which allows players to manage their PTR profile. The feature…


PokerTableRatings is considering adding an opt-in service for PokerStars player profiles/
PTR to Provide Opt-In Service for PokerStars Players

Data-miner PokerTableRatings plans to allow players to decide whether to publish their PokerStars player profiles to the public.


It appears the fight will be short-lived. PokerTableRatings has announced that it has removed all profiles of PokerStars players. The decision comes after the…
PTR “Fully Complies” with Demands, Takes Down PokerStars Profiles

The blindfold goes on as data-mining website PokerTableRatings agrees to remove all PokerStars player profiles following legal demands.


Data-mining site Poker Table Ratings goes briefly offline.
PokerTableRatings Goes Temporarily Offline Following PokerStars Cease and Desist

The first shots fired between PokerStars and PTR as website blinks briefly out of existence.


Latest: PTR to “Fully Comply” with Demands, Will Take down PokerStars Profiles →
PokerStars Launches Legal Battle Against Poker Table Ratings

Cease and Desist letters sent to data-miner is “not an idle threat.”


Poker Table Ratings (PTR) now tracks hands played on 888poker, also known as the Pacific Poker Network, the fourth largest player pool…
Poker Table Ratings Now Tracks 888

Poker Table Ratings (PTR) now tracks hands played on 888poker, also known as the Pacific Poker Network, the fourth…


PokerTableRatings (PTR), the controversial yet popular poker tracking web site, is currently under a large DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack. The…
PokerTableRatings Site Under Attack

PokerTableRatings (PTR), the controversial yet popular poker tracking web site, is currently under a large DDoS…


Software companies and hand history dataminers are adding support for the Merge Gaming Network in a bid to stay relevant to the US market post-Black Friday.
Online Poker Services Scramble to Add Merge Support

Software companies and hand history dataminers are adding support for the Merge Gaming Network in a bid to stay relevant to the US market post-Black Friday.


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