Since the Party Poker fall a few years ago, Poker Stars has surfaced as the indisputable head in sheer numbers of internet based poker players. They’ve the largest tournaments, the most lively tables, the largest cash games, along with the quickest filling sit down and go tournaments on the net. With that comes power – the strength to choose your partners, affiliates, and more to our point; appropriate software.

Lengthy have I been promoting Holdem Hawk and Holdem Pirate (they’re actually the exact same) poker calculators as simple to use and visibly pleasing poker calculators. Recently though, these products have pushed the limits of acceptable use, a minimum of within the view of Poker Stars, and consequently have been banned from use on that website. This is unfortunate news, as a reasonable product, not unlike some of the acceptable software program permitted by Stars, is now essentially grounded because the largest poker website on the planet thinks it is too closely connected to an Operative Poker Calculator.

An Operative Poker Calculator is just like a secret agent operating for you, gathering and digging through player information that you’ll be able to use on them down the line. The factor is, you do not have to be at the table for this to take place. The software (database) is working all of the time for you. For most poker websites, that is over the line of fairness, just as in actual life as well.

But Hold em Pirate and Holdem Hawk are in fact Empirical Poker Calculators, just the same as Holdem Indicator is. These sorts of poker calculators only accumulate info on your opponents when you are at the table, just like you were wagering in a live situation.

So why the Poker Stars Smack? Here’s a genuine warning I was sent from Poker Stars whilst running Hold em Pirate:

Upon an overview of your account, we discover that you are using an external software program recognizedas Poker Sherlock, or its related software, Poker Edge, PokerBotPro, Hold em Hawk and Hold em Pirate……PokerStars shall be entitled to take such action as it sees fit, including immediately preventing access to the Games to such User, closing such User’s account with PokerStars and appropriating all funds held within the relevant Poker Stars "actual money account".

Hey, did you observe the "appropriating all money" line? That is what you can do whenever you are this large!

The "related applications" is the origin of the problem. The firm that created Hawk and Pirate also produce Poker Edge and PokerBotPro, which are data miners. Actually, I believe that Stars thinks Hawk and Pirate in fact mine data for these similar products, while looking like an Empirical Poker Calculator on the surface.

So therein sits the heart of the problem. When you happen to bet on on Stars and have Hawk or Pirate, you’re out of luck, as I have tried to alter this ruling. I received a considerate reply from the employees at Poker Stars, except really, it’s not likely to change. The very good news though is that Hold em Indicator has been added to Poker Stars appropriate computer software checklist, and it’s the only empirical calculator to be authorized by them.