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PartyPoker Bans Seating Scripts, Makes Cash Game Hand Histories Anonymous

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Oct/03/2016

PartyPoker is the latest online poker firm to concentrate on improving its ecology.  The major steps it has taken moving into October include the banning of seating scripts and making cash game hands anonymous. 

Warnings will initially be issued to those players caught using seating script software while cash hand histories will still be permitted provided the players make their screen names visible.  Other players, however, will be viewed anonymously. 

Group Head of PartyPoker, Tom Waters, provided this statement to HighStakesDB.com:

“It’s important for us to provide all poker players with a fair and ethical product whilst still allowing them to learn and improve. We want partypoker to offer a level playing field that allows players of all abilities to compete fairly. We have listened to feedback from the poker community and believe that allowing players to continue to view their own hand histories is important for their personal game development. Anonymising hand histories will help prevent data mining and therefore protect both the professional and recreational player and improve the overall ecology on partypoker which is imperative for the long term future of the game.”

- Ace King, Gamlbing911.com

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