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Old 03-22-2019, 08:33 PM   #776
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Hi Alex. I just read a rumour that partypoker is going to ban use of HUDs. To avoid losing cashgame players to party, I suggest you reconsider the ability to take notes and using colourcodes that stay, as a permanent feature?
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Old 03-23-2019, 02:32 PM   #777
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Hey i just got booted out for like 10 mins causing me to be sat out. waddup with that yo
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Old 03-24-2019, 04:21 PM   #778
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i just got an error message stating external error will be logged out, now im trying to enter again and it says ; logging onto poker network' but nothing is happening
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Old 03-24-2019, 04:26 PM   #779
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Me too.
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Old 03-24-2019, 04:29 PM   #780
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Same here with mtts open!!
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Old 03-24-2019, 04:33 PM   #781
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Same. Just got a message that said all games are paused when trying to log in so that's good at least.
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Old 03-24-2019, 05:00 PM   #782
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Hi all. We’ve had a network wide issue that would have stopped logins and booted some players out.

We’re resuming play in a minute, and will handle refunds within 24 hours or so. If you feel that your case hasn’t been properly dealt with by then, please contact your poker room.

Apologies for the inconvenience this has caused.


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Old Yesterday, 07:27 AM   #783
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Hi everyone,

We're beginning the rollout of v40.2 today, which includes some major performance improvements for the download client, including an important fix for an issue which could cause the action buttons to become unresponsive in some scenarios.

The release also includes:
  • The client now has a ‘latency’ indicator, showing if you have a poor connection to our game servers. A ‘heartbeat’ icon will also appear at the table, in situations where you are experiencing poor connectivity.
  • In the UK market, you must now be logged in before you’ll see any game tiles. This is to ensure that you are over 18.
  • We’ve made it clearer that the software is downloading and installing a new update.
  • As requested in this thread, player notes and colours are now enabled at Anonymous Tables.
  • A fix for a server-side issue which prevented some players from rebuying and adding on.

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I was just wondering about bots and bot detection. I am concerned that at PL4 and pl10 I am playing against at least one account that is a bot.
The best thing you can do is report your concern to your poker room's support team. They will escalate your concern to our poker integrity team, with all of the relevant data which we need to respond to you.

If you've done that already and not received a response that you're happy with, please feel free to PM me here and I will follow up.

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I do often wonder if I am playing against bots in the mtt streets. Can you confirm what level your security is at please Alex.
This is a very tricky question to answer, as for obvious reasons we can't be completely transparent about what we do in this area.

I believe that our game integrity is the strongest it has ever been. We have made significant improvements in the past few years - especially to the detection of bots and other prohibited software - and continue to develop and improve our tools every day. We have two dedicated teams in this area, one that works exclusively on integrity issues, and one that exclusively develops the tools for them to use.

I believe it's unlikely that somebody could use a bot in our games and get away with it for long. And many high-volume players on the MPN will have received refunds, from cases where we have caught somebody breaking the rules and returned their money to its rightful owner.

There is always more that we can do, and we will always be seeking to improve in this area. If you have a specific question I'll try to answer it.

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Feedback, mostly from Fish party SnGs.

1: The button/table on the bottom right, it doesnt work for registering to a new Fish party, nothing happens after you confirm that you do want to play one.

2: After a Fish Party is over you get an "Play again" button but pressing that one does nothing.

3: Tiling tables is something that have to be done everytime. Option coming to remember table layout?

4: With regards to tiling tables, any chance of moving that option from the side meny to a spot on the table? At the moment it takes to much time to go into two menus to tile the tables.
Thanks for this - are you using the classic client, or the new client? I'm guessing classic, based on Q3 and Q4? If so, do you experience these same issues in the new client?

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Why the allowed sit out -time is so short? I'm thrown away from the tables many times every single day I'm playing there. And that's really frustrating.
What games are you playing please, and how long are you trying to sit out for?

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Hi Alex. I just read a rumour that partypoker is going to ban use of HUDs. To avoid losing cashgame players to party, I suggest you reconsider the ability to take notes and using colourcodes that stay, as a permanent feature?
I'm not sure what you're asking for, do you think we will lose players to Party because players from the MPN would prefer an environment with no HUDs?

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Old Yesterday, 04:50 PM   #784
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Since im a Swedish player i don´t have access to the pokerclient, atm im playing on the site and sometimes the phone. I got two questions.

When do you expect swedish players to be able to play on the client again?

There should be automatic table popups like in the old software when it was your turn to act it automtically popped up without you have to scroll through the tables
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Old Yesterday, 06:07 PM   #785
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Re: Tournament Refunds for yesterday’s issue. We are refunding based on chip equity at the time of the problems, but we had an issue pulling all the data we needed. We’ll now be issuing all the refunds in a batch tomorrow. Really sorry for this delay.

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Since im a Swedish player i don´t have access to the pokerclient, atm im playing on the site and sometimes the phone. I got two questions.



When do you expect swedish players to be able to play on the client again?



There should be automatic table popups like in the old software when it was your turn to act it automtically popped up without you have to scroll through the tables

This is actually only the case for Betsson Group brands - Betsson, Betsafe and NordicBet - because they have not fully completed the Sweden work yet. Players on other poker rooms can use the download client. I’m expecting Betsson to complete the Sweden work in April, and the download client will be available again at that time.
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Old Today, 09:11 AM   #786
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https://sites.google.com/site/hhmpnconverter/

I assume programs like this are not allowed? Ain't buying any russian malware but would like to know mpns policy on this. It says HH_MPNconverter complements these hands so that they can be counted by poker trackers so does this mean you can somehow make handhistories full? Meaning you get all the hands even if you don't participate in the pot.
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Old Today, 09:18 AM   #787
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https://sites.google.com/site/hhmpnconverter/

I assume programs like this are not allowed? Ain't buying any russian malware but would like to know mpns policy on this. It says HH_MPNconverter complements these hands so that they can be counted by poker trackers so does this mean you can somehow make handhistories full? Meaning you get all the hands even if you don't participate in the pot.
Assuming the program does only what it says, it's allowed.

Maybe you can ask PokerTracker and HEM to implement the same functionality in their software? All the data they need is there.
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Old Today, 10:24 AM   #788
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Assuming the program does only what it says, it's allowed.

Maybe you can ask PokerTracker and HEM to implement the same functionality in their software? All the data they need is there.
Ok could you still comment on the question does 'complements these hands' mean only the hands I put money in the middle or every hand from the table like your normal handhistories? Thx.
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Old Today, 01:30 PM   #789
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Ok could you still comment on the question does 'complements these hands' mean only the hands I put money in the middle or every hand from the table like your normal handhistories? Thx.
Our hand histories (in the classic client) work as follows:

1. If you contribute to the pot, a full hand history is stored
2. If you don't contribute to the pot, a partial hand history is stored (with no information about your opponents' actions)

All the information to track your own basic results is there, but any stats that relate to your opponents actions (like, say, your Fold to PFR%) can be skewed (because if you fold to a PFR without contributing to the pot, your opponent's PFR will not be recorded in the HH).

I haven't reviewed the program in question, but my guess is that it 'fills in the gaps' in case (2) with dummy data, and creates a file that can be imported into PT / HEM. This will result in some stats being broken or misleading, but will at least allow you to track your own results.
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Old Today, 03:16 PM   #790
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Hi everyone,

We're beginning the rollout of v40.2 today, which includes some major performance improvements for the download client, including an important fix for an issue which could cause the action buttons to become unresponsive in some scenarios.

The release also includes:
  • The client now has a ‘latency’ indicator, showing if you have a poor connection to our game servers. A ‘heartbeat’ icon will also appear at the table, in situations where you are experiencing poor connectivity.
  • In the UK market, you must now be logged in before you’ll see any game tiles. This is to ensure that you are over 18.
  • We’ve made it clearer that the software is downloading and installing a new update.
  • As requested in this thread, player notes and colours are now enabled at Anonymous Tables.
  • A fix for a server-side issue which prevented some players from rebuying and adding on.



The best thing you can do is report your concern to your poker room's support team. They will escalate your concern to our poker integrity team, with all of the relevant data which we need to respond to you.

If you've done that already and not received a response that you're happy with, please feel free to PM me here and I will follow up.



This is a very tricky question to answer, as for obvious reasons we can't be completely transparent about what we do in this area.

I believe that our game integrity is the strongest it has ever been. We have made significant improvements in the past few years - especially to the detection of bots and other prohibited software - and continue to develop and improve our tools every day. We have two dedicated teams in this area, one that works exclusively on integrity issues, and one that exclusively develops the tools for them to use.

I believe it's unlikely that somebody could use a bot in our games and get away with it for long. And many high-volume players on the MPN will have received refunds, from cases where we have caught somebody breaking the rules and returned their money to its rightful owner.

There is always more that we can do, and we will always be seeking to improve in this area. If you have a specific question I'll try to answer it.



Thanks for this - are you using the classic client, or the new client? I'm guessing classic, based on Q3 and Q4? If so, do you experience these same issues in the new client?



What games are you playing please, and how long are you trying to sit out for?



I'm not sure what you're asking for, do you think we will lose players to Party because players from the MPN would prefer an environment with no HUDs?
So basically you wait until someone reports a suspicious account and then look into it?
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Old Today, 04:29 PM   #791
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So basically you wait until someone reports a suspicious account and then look into it?

No. Over 99% of Game Integrity investigations are proactively initiated.

However, it’s important that you report a concern for two reasons:

1. The information you provide might help us to discover one of the cases in the 1%, or deal with it more quickly, hence reducing the harm caused.

2. It’s the only way we can effectively reassure you that your concerns have been properly investigated.
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