Building a Better Fish Party

When we launched Fish Party SNGs earlier this year, we introduced the industry’s first progressive jackpot to Jackpot SNGs. The problem is, when you’re first to do something, to a certain extent you’re flying blind. You probably won’t get everything…

Introducing Network Games

It’s been a few months since I’ve posted a blog here. Sorry for that, but I have two very good reasons. First, I’ve been preparing for the arrival of my first human child, and so I’ve spent my spare time…

The End of Shortstacking?

  Many years ago I wrote for a magazine called InsidePoker Business. It was edited by Alun Bowden (@Poker_Hack), and fellow contributors included Kim Lund (@InfiniteEdgeKim), who now runs his own consultancy business, and Barry Carter (@Barry_Carter), who is now…

Feminaces

Back in September I wrote about women in poker (read the original post here) and the blog generated some interesting discussion, including some comments that were so interesting that I felt they were worth publishing in a new post. Wade Sickler…

Parasites and Rake

I care deeply about poker. I want to provide the best possible playing experience to as many players as possible, and I’ve tried to make a difference in this regard ever since I joined Microgaming. For me, it’s not about protecting…

Now and Next

It’s been a really busy time here at the MPN over the last few months, and that’s why you’ve not heard much from us this year. Here’s a quick update on what’s been going on, and what’s coming next. (If…

A World Without HUDs

This is the fifth in an occasional series of blogs by the team here at the MPN. In the blog, we’ll be answering common questions and sharing our take on the industry’s pressing issues. In my last blog, I discussed…