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General Information

Owner/operatorRational Group, a subsidiary of Amaya
Headquarters locationIsle of Man
Game server locationIsle of Man
Software providerRational Group, a subsidiary of Amaya
Uncommon games offered5 Card Draw
5 Card Omaha
5 Card Omaha Hi/Lo
8-game
Badugi
Courchevel
Courchevel Hi/Lo
Fast-Fold Hold'em
Fast-Fold Omaha
Fast-Fold Omaha Hi/Lo
HORSE/HEROS
Other Mixed Games
Razz
Single Draw Lowball 2-7
Triple Draw Lowball 2-7
Real money ring game players
24 Hour Peak: 17459
7 Day Average: 10500
Now: 6500




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Reviews

PokerStars has a weighted average rating of 3.2 out of 10 from a total of 333 reviewers

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Rating:1 / 10
By:Logan Lacie
Date:Monday, July 17, 2017
Title:Pokerstars - NEVER USE IT AGAIN4 out of 4 readers found this review helpful
 
I might be bias as I am quiting PS forever. Actually PS it is about not enjoying poker, it's about Bots, it's about players who know the history of your cards.
So basically pro would say is rigged because it is not about game but rather tools you employ. What is more weird is how PS defending that there no Bots. All I can say is that I lost couple grands and pokerstars saying there is nothing weird with it but it is.
I have asked for investigation regards Spin&Go 15$/30$/60$ I did play. Nothing.... All generic information and nothing in to details.

So basically they won't do anything. One day pokerstars will go down for a big time and I guess that will be hackers as far as I understand. PokerStars done so many mistakes I wonder why it is still legal in EU.
YOU want to enjoy poker - play live poker
 
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By:Daniel Deilgat
Date:Monday, July 24, 2017
Title:Is Cheating legal in the Isle of Man for Pokerstars?2 out of 2 readers found this review helpful
 
One way to catch cheaters is to cheat them.

Pokerstars protects the identity of all their players, including those they suspect of cheating.

In the Isle of Man, the gaming commission doesn't require a full audit of every shuffle be kept in the servers of Pokerstars or any other sites. What this should mean is that once the shuffle is done and before cards are distributed, a number from 1 to 52 is assigned to every single card. That numbers indicates the order of cards in any given deck after the random shuffle is finished but before the distribution at any given virtual table.

What that number does is it tells auditors when and where the cards were used. For example if you are the button on a nine player table, you first card would be #9 and your second card would be number 18. The next card would be burnt as #19 and the flop would be cards 20-21-22. Another burnt card- #23, the turn card would be #24 and finally, another burnt card- #25 and the river card and final card would be card #26.

Any cards after #26 should never come into play and should be inventoried and quarantined from the hand before the first bet is on the record.

According to sources at the Isle of Man Gaming Commission, it is impossible for the commission to ascertain if the cards that are not slated to be in play have been quarantined, and/or if a security mechanism exists to prevent anyone from using these cards to build a winning hand during play.

Furthermore, sources from Pokerstars claim there is no dedications of card per player before a hand is dealt but rather after the hand is completed, an inventory of whom got what card is generated only after the virtual hand is confirmed as closed.

So what that means is that Pokerstars can use any cards in the deck that hasn't been distributed to fabricate a winning hand against any cheaters or, any players.

There is no evidence of the inventory, assignment and distribution of cards before the hand is dealt.

Is Pokerstars using such methods to protect itself and to cheat cheaters? It is alleged they do.

Does the IoM Gaming Commission allow such security techniques? They have no clue that its taking place.

Is there evidence available that Pokerstars has done so? There is at least one individual that we know of, that claims to have the scripts of the software designed by Pokerstars employees.

A process is underway- we are told, to analyze the evidence with the goal of making it public since Pokerstars operates illegally in several jurisdictions and that therefore the public interest is best served through public declaration rather than selective and political judicial jurisdictions.

Until then, anyone playing at any poker sites should not gamble on any of these sites.



 
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Peak Traffic History
DateTime (Pacific)Peak Players
July 1212:50 PM18933
July 1312:54 PM18716
July 14 1:28 PM17425
July 15 1:55 PM16380
July 1612:49 PM17068
July 1712:51 PM17980
July 18 1:32 PM18167
July 1912:54 PM17217
July 20 1:28 PM17300
July 21 1:21 PM16184
July 22 1:40 PM15320
July 2312:49 PM17148
July 2412:51 PM17459
July 2512:13 PM17274



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