The operator reports big numbers in its fight against bots and RTA in 2023, with more than 4068 affected players receiving refunds after being victims of the banned AI and RTA users.
PokerStars reveals their evolving strategies in the fight against online cheaters.
The operator will also give the UK-based charity, BillyChip, which helps the homeless purchase basic needs, a £100,000 grant over the next two years.
Researchers from Lund University in Sweden said the survey results show online poker was “negatively associated with self-exclusion.”
Researchers found online poker was played weekly by 18% of UK gamblers. Online slots were played at just 10% but carried a higher risk for gambling harm.
PAGCOR announces plans for online poker in the Philippines, while focusing on regulatory improvements and responsible gambling initiatives.
While the ban Twitch announced in October doesn’t apply to poker, players and poker enthusiasts are divided over whether a ban is needed.
The province was criticized for giving Loto-Québec a monopoly on igaming and thought it inappropriate for the lottery to be in charge of responsible gaming.
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The global operator’s new “No Turn, No Show” feature is active for 5-Card PLO action. Under the feature, hole cards are not revealed to a player until it’s their turn to act.
The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) said qualified charitable organizations rebounded from the pandemic and held 1,394 licensed fundraisers last year.
AB380 called for creating a list of banned people by the Nevada Gaming Commission and required out-of-state operators to provide data on accused cheaters.
The operator said it refunded a record $287,292 last year to 6,801 players, for an average refund of $42 per player. It also permanently banned 252 accounts.
A team of former online poker professionals has helped the operator seize and redistribute $1.9 million to affected players since late 2019.
HB 1536 calls for the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) to “develop responsible interactive gaming measures,” including a voluntary exclusion program.
PokerStars is participating in ECOSEC’s “Poker Against Plastic Pollution” campaign, joining 888poker, Fivebet, Grosvenor Poker, and the Irish Poker Tour.
It’s unclear if the scandal that forced out Itai Pazner will impact any proposal by 888 to continue providing casino gaming and online poker in Delaware.
British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC), a provider of online poker in a growing number of Canadian provinces, picks Everi Compliance for its AML needs.