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Proactive Responsible Gaming

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I recently read an article in another magazine by Simon Burridge, the CEO of Virgin Games. In the article, Burridge laments the fact that gambling businesses are often perceived by the public and portrayed by the media to be dirty and evil, despite the fact… Read More »Proactive Responsible Gaming

Transparency

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For months now, we’ve been hearing about the effects of Black Friday on the industry and how it supposedly levelled the playing field for operators who exited the US Market post-UIGEA. However, there’s one major issue that was brought to the forefront on Black Friday… Read More »Transparency

Good Software is Sticky

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In the past few months much has been spoken, thought and written about ‘good software’ in the online poker industry. Good software, it has been said, is what made PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker the biggest poker sites in the world. In the last issue… Read More »Good Software is Sticky

Continuity of Message

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Throughout the past few years, businesses in our industry have started to realise that poker has become a truly global game. Even before Black Friday, the USA no longer represented the overwhelming majority of players as it once did, and companies couldn’t rely on the… Read More »Continuity of Message

Gold Farming

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The online poker industry, and the poker-playing public, is at war with bots – that is, computer software that plays poker without human intervention. At first glance, this is a somewhat illogical position. After all, playing without human intervention is not necessarily cheating, because a… Read More »Gold Farming