This post was written in November 2019 when I was the Managing Director of Poker at Microgaming. At some point in our lives, we have all lost a bit of control. Maybe you hit the shops a little harder than you could afford. Maybe you… Read More »How We Made Poker a Little Safer
This post was written in September 2019, when I was Managing Director of Poker at Microgaming. In recent months we’ve seen a trend for poker operators to publish statistics about their Game Integrity successes. In particular we’ve seen operators publish details about the number of… Read More »Show Us Your Stats
This post was written in June 2019 when I was the Managing Director of Poker at Microgaming. There has been a great deal of debate about hand histories, HUDs and tracking software in recent weeks. It’s something we have discussed extensively at MPN HQ, both… Read More »Hand Histories, HUDs & Tracking Software
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
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?