Low stakes French and Spanish gamers have been testing a brand new format the place display names and avatars are randomised.
Over a 12 months because it was first proposed, PokerStars lastly launched a trial of nameless tables within the European segregated market on Thursday.
It seems ‘Stealth Mode’ is at present solely out there at stakes $0.02/$0.05 and $0.05/$0.10. You’ll find a Stealth desk within the foyer the place you see a pink masks. The tables themselves look completely different to common tables with the masks within the center.
You’ll nonetheless see your common identify on the desk and in hand histories, however your opponents will see a special identify and avatar. When you hover over your identify you will notice a pop-up with the random identify they see. When you depart the desk you may return inside 4 hours to maintain the identical random identify.
Stealth Mode is simply an experiment and the consultant within the French language video under stated it’s not meant to exchange common tables.
Nevertheless, nameless tables are gaining traction in poker mockingly as actual identify tables are additionally changing into widespread. The purpose of them is to cease predatory sport choice strategies from severe gamers. RunItOnce have an analogous randomised identify system as normal and Unibet permit limitless display identify adjustments.
As is commonly the case new improvements get trialled within the smaller segregated markets earlier than a full roll out to the worldwide poker shopper.
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