iPoker is ending its “tiers” system following the success of its source based rake program. Are micro stakes bad for your poker education? Presidential candidates entered into a fantasy poker tournament. And more
With their new “Source-Based Rake” system in place, the iPoker Network has decided to end its segregated tier program; the network’s previous attempt to protect casual players and reward the better skins on the network.
Some have called this a failure of the tiered system, but as industry consultant Kim Lund pointed out on Twitter, the tiered system was simply redundant after the implementation of source-based rake.
Are people missing that iPoker's Source-Based Rake system removes (well..) the need to tier operators? #notasignoffailure
— Kim Lund (@InfiniteEdgeKim) August 12, 2015
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