Poker Calculator Report: Hold em Pirate … Hold’em Hawk Banned by Poker Stars


Posted by Erik | Posted in Poker | Posted on 03-01-2013

Since the Party Poker fall last fall, Poker Stars has surfaced as the indisputable head in sheer quantities of on line poker players. They have the largest tournaments, the most lively tables, the largest money games, plus the quickest filling sit and go tournaments on the web. With that comes power – the strength to choose your partners, internet marketers, and nearer to our point; suitable computer software.

Lengthy have I been suggesting Hold em Hawk and Holdem Pirate (they are really the same) poker calculators as easy to use and visibly desirable poker calculators. Recently though, these products have pressed the limits of suitable use, a minimum of within the view of Poker Stars, and therefore have been forbidden from use on that internet site. This is depressing news, as a good product, not unlike a number of of the suitable software program permitted by Stars, is now virtually grounded because the biggest poker website on the planet thinks it is too directly related to an Operative Poker Calculator.

An Operative Poker Calculator is like a secret advisor working for you, collecting and mining player information that you’ll be able to use on them down the road. The factor is, you do not need to be at the table for this to happen. The software program (database) is working all of the time for you. For most poker sites, that is over the line of justness, just as in actual life also.

But Holdem Pirate and Holdem Hawk are in fact Empirical Poker Calculators, just the same as Hold em Indicator is. These sorts of poker calculators only accumulate info on your competitors whenever you are at the table, just like you had been wagering in an actual situation.

So why the Poker Stars Smack? Here’s a real warning I received from Poker Stars while running Holdem Pirate:

Following an assessment of your account, we discover that you are running an external software program recognizedas Poker Sherlock, or its associated programs, Poker Edge, PokerBotPro, Hold em Hawk and Hold em Pirate……PokerStars shall be entitled to take such action as it sees fit, such as instantly preventing access to the Games to such User, closing such User’s account with PokerStars and seizing all monies held within the relevant Poker Stars "real cash account".

Hey, did you notice the "confiscating all funds" line? That’s what you are able to do whenever you are this large!

The "related applications" is the origin of the difficulty. The corporation that designed Hawk and Pirate also produce Poker Edge and PokerBotPro, which are data miners. Actually, I think that Stars thinks Hawk and Pirate really gather data for these similar products, whilst looking like an Empirical Poker Calculator on the surface.

So therein sits the root of the problem. When you take place to wager on on Stars and have Hawk or Pirate, you might be out of luck, as I have attempted to reverse this ruling. I got a courteous reply from the employees at Poker Stars, except genuinely, it is not likely to change. The very good news though is that Hold em Indicator has been added to Poker Stars appropriate software program checklist, and it is the only empirical calculator to be authorized by them.

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