PartyPoker wants to improve communication with its players
PartyPoker has announced details of its first player panel, made up of a select group of the most respected poker players in the world, whose primary goal is to improve the communication channels between Partypoker and the poker community, while ensuring the fairness of the site topics such as player ecology will be discussed.
In addition to designing Partypoker’s online and live policies, the panel’s main responsibilities will be to assess high-profile fraud or collusion cases and to develop strategies against the use of third-party software.
In addition, the PartyPoker team will be consulted on issues related to cash game ecology, fairness and etiquette. Working closely with Party Poker, they will continue to work on developing and optimizing the core poker product and working on broader software enhancements.
Regardless, the panel will also help improve the Partypoker Live Poker Tour.
Brazilian Joao Simao is the youngest member of the partypoker team to join the panel and joins Mike Sexton, Ike Haxton, Fedor Wood, Jason Koon, Patrick Leonard and Sam Trickett.
Simao said: “I’m very happy to join partypoker’s new Player Panel. I have enjoyed had two amazing years with the company, and joining the panel gives me the opportunity to better understand their plans and the way that they work. It’s just amazing. I’m very proud to be part of the team and to provide support for players not just within the LATAM region, but throughout the world. It will be my pleasure to improve the poker experience for all partypoker players.”
Representing the ring-fenced .eu market, Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier will team up with another recent partypoker addition and veteran of the game, Bruno Fitoussi, to serve players from France and Spain.
“ElkY” said: “I am very excited to be actively involved in the renaissance partypoker is bringing to the poker world, live and online, for its players in the eu market”.
Partypoker managing director, Tom Waters added: “We have assembled a highly qualified team that contains some of the most respected and experienced poker players in the world. This elite team will help drive partypoker forward whilst ensuring that the interests of our players are central to our decisions.”