Posts Tagged ‘Bots’

Responding to all of my readers comments regarding Bot's.

October 22nd, 2010 No comments

No CheatingI’ve received so many responses and views on the botting article I wrote last week that I think it deserves a second post to defend my position to those that want to claim that they are in favor of Bots.  So many of the comments have been critical of my view on botting.  I don’t mind criticism.  In fact I welcome it.  I am however overwhelmed and dumbfounded at some of the lunacy that has taken place with the respect to some of the comments that have come through.  Let me address these with my personal opinion on Bot’s.

The business of selling bots can be good money to the bot companies.  And for players that employ the use of a good bot, they can be profitable.  I understand that it takes a long time and a lot of effort combined with trial and error to set up a proper Bot.  I get all that.  They can be complex devices to make a tough game an easy money earner, that once set up properly,  require very little effort from the player in respect to decision making.  I get that.  But in no way, shape, or form does it change the fact that Bots are illegal. Read more…

Bot Ring apparently behind the Full Tilt Poker Cheating Scandal

October 15th, 2010 17 comments

Full Tilt came down hard on Poker Bots

I still plan on writing to Full Tilt Poker and asking them a few questions concerning the cheating scandal, but it appears that the mystery was revealed.  A company called “Shanky Technologies” runs and operates a site titled, where they sell a variety of “advanced poker robots” that play online poker for you, so that you no longer have to make decisions as a poker player.  The site claims that their bots play a “professional-level poker at the better online poker rooms” and “Plays all game structures and has a full stealth/hide mode.”  Their objective is to get players to plunk down $130 to buy their bots, and then they sit back and try to tell you that you’ll be a winning poker player in no time. Read more…