Our Big 1-Year Sale! Just a quick note here – we’re running a huge 50% off sale to ring in the new year! Check it out at the official hhSmithy End of 2011 Sale page!
Why Did Full Tilt Need Your Windows Key? Ah yes, Full Tilt Poker. We all remember them, don’t we? A paragon of security, fairness, and timely payouts. Well, we’ve been sitting on this information for awhile, and since they’re dead and gone, we thought it might be interesting to share with the end users just how… invasive Full Tilt’s reporting tools were. Most of the technical details can be found below...
Bodog Account Security Vulnerability: PartyCrasher Exploit Part 2 Yesterday we posted an article about how Bodog’s anonymous tables weren’t so anonymous after all. We accompanied this with a video showing how this was true: Bodog’s response was to cover it up and not really address the root problem: The violation of server-client trust. They went on to say: Your money is and has always been safe at Bodog. If you are concerned about the...
Bodog’s All-Anonymous Tables: Security Through Obscurity (Be sure to read part 2 of Bodog’s security failures!) As many of you are aware, Bodog has completely anonymized their poker tables. They say they’re doing this to protect the “recreational gambler,” the one that is preyed upon by the winning players. (We have a blog post about this “theory” coming in a month or so.) Bodog’s press release on November...
How Anonymous Are The Party Poker Anonymous Tables? Over the past year or so there seems to have been a growing movement for anonymous heads up tables, and currently they are offered by Party Poker, IPoker, OnGame and some other poker sites. Just how anonymous are these tables and have the poker sites properly implemented this feature? Were anonymous tables not implemented correctly, a few players could bypass the restrictions and gain a very...
New Affiliate System Launched! We’ve launched our new affiliate system, which upgrades our old one in many key areas: Referrer tracking – much more accurate tracking for our affiliates, ensuring all their referred customers/sales are credited appropriately Custom links – the ability to do custom links with an SEO-friendly URL structure, leading to higher conversion rates and easier ways to split test your...
hhSmithy Now Offers iPoker Datamined Hand Histories! hhSmithy is proud to offer iPoker hand histories for purchase. iPoker plays host to many big-time sites, such as: Tain Poker bet365 Poker Paddy Power Poker Titan Poker Golden Palace Poker And many, many others! We’re also working on some great iPoker-related deals with some partners, so keep an eye out for...
Why Our Subscription Model is Better than the Competition hhSmithy offers a subscription-based model that is far more cost-effective than the standard bulk hand history model that nearly all of our competitors use. You’ve undoubtedly seen this promotional graphic on our home page:   Here are some other reasons why our model is the clear winner: You get unlimited access to hand histories up to the level you select. For example: If you pick...