Revealed solely on pokerfuse on Thursday, so-called “Stealth” tables shall be out there within the foyer alongside common tables.
These will disguise all display names, so gamers is not going to know who they’re enjoying in opposition to; solely 24 hours will they discover out, when hand histories with full display names shall be made out there.
“We’re all the time engaged on new options and merchandise and we’ve got loads developing that we plan to check and acquire participant suggestions on,” mentioned Severin Rasset, PokerStars’ Director of Poker Innovation and Operations, in a press release issued to pokerfuse. “This consists of testing including some nameless tables in upcoming months, which we are going to monitor very intently as the general participant expertise and well being of our poker ecosystem is high precedence for us.”
Traditionally, PokerStars has been a proponent of getting a single, unchanging display title for every participant, which is all the time on show in video games. There was a shift within the business during the last eight years in the direction of providing common display title modifications, and elective or pressured nameless tables, however PokerStars has, till now, resisted this development.
“An necessary a part of poker is figuring out an opponent: the extra you play in opposition to somebody, the higher you recognize their type of play, and thus find out how to react to it,” reads a PokerStars FAQ explaining why gamers can not change their “Stars ID,” the display title proven to different gamers on the tables.