This post was written in December 2017 when I was Head of Product for the poker and bingo business unit at Microgaming. It’s been a terrible few months for eGaming affiliates. The regulatory authorities in the UK have started to more strictly and consistently enforce… Read More »How MPN Failed to Regulate Affiliates
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This article was written in November 2016 when I was Head of Product for the poker and bingo business unit at Microgaming. When we launched Fish Party SNGs earlier this year, we introduced the industry’s first progressive jackpot to Jackpot SNGs. The problem is, when… Read More »Building a Better Fish Party
This post was written in November 2015 when I was Head of Poker at Microgaming. Many years ago I wrote for a magazine called InsidePoker Business. It was edited by Alun Bowden (@Poker_Hack), and fellow contributors included Kim Lund (@InfiniteEdgeKim), who now runs his own… Read More »The End of Shortstacking?
This blog was written in September 2015, when I was Head of Poker at Microgaming. Opinions on women in poker are like bad beat stories. Everyone has one, and most of them are horrible to listen to. As a man it’s even harder to write… Read More »Why Most Women Don’t Play Poker
This blog was written in August 2014 when I was Head of Poker at Microgaming. The very first post on this blog was about why the MPN doesn’t communicate with players. In that post, I described how poker operators are our customers, and how we… Read More »What Does the MPN do to Protect Player Funds?
This blog was written in May 2014, when I was Head of Poker at Microgaming. Throughout the history of poker, there have been many bad rules. Not being allowed to check-raise, for example. Or being forced to bet a seven. Over time, most of those… Read More »Saying ‘Adiaŭ’ to the English-Only Chat Rule
This blog was originally published in May 2014, when I was Head of Poker at Microgaming. It was one of the first things that I asked after joining the MPN in 2013. We were making some changes to tournaments, and I wanted to get feedback… Read More »Why Doesn’t the MPN Talk to Players?