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?
‘Edge’ Loyalty ProgramFull Tilt PokerQ4 2011 to Q2 2012 One of the first things that I wanted to accomplish after I joined the Full Tilt Poker team in February 2011 was to revamp and simplify the loyalty schemes that the company offered to its players.… Read More »Design Portfolio – Edge Loyalty Program
One-Click Colour CodingFull Tilt PokerQ2 2011 Almost all online poker sites allow you to take notes on your opponents, so you can remember how they play from session to session. Along with the Ongame network, Full Tilt Poker was one of the first poker sites… Read More »Design Portfolio – One Click Colour Coding