The Ethics of Datamining Poker Sites, Part Two (The Positive Effects of Datamining) In our last blog post, The Ethics of Datamining Poker Sites, Part One (Common Complaints), we outlined some common arguments given against the practice of datamining poker sites and gave counter-arguments from our personal viewpoint on the situation. In part two of this two part series, we are going to talk about the positive effects that poker data mining has on the Internet Poker community. Som...
The Ethics of Datamining Poker Sites, Part One (Common Complaints) Poker data mining services are the most important third-party for anyone who wants to play online poker in a safe and secure environment. At the time of writing, online poker is at a tremendous transition point: Countries are finally regulating, poker sites are starting to consolidate, and the DOJ finally shut down US online poker in the Black Friday scandal. Poker rooms are facing more...
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