Bots & Collusion
As many of you may know, a large controversy in the poker community has emerged surrounding collusion allegations leveled at Stoxtrader, the founder of popular coaching site, stoxpoker.com. Allegations have run wild in the high stakes community about high stakes collusion between the two Poker Stars accounts knockstiff and littlezen, and the Full Tilt accounts 40putts, and kinetica, which seem to be assosiated with Stoxtrader. In an attempt to prove or disprove the allegations, high stakes players from the 2+2 community attempted to cobble together databases to prove or disprove the allegations, but the data sets ended up being small or inconclusive.
Shortly after the controversy broke, NoahSD contacted PTR with a request to utilize our database in order to build a conclusive case. After some discussion, the PTR team agreed that it was well worth our time to help protect the poker community by aiding NoahSD and the high stakes community. We believe that it is absolutely essential for poker players to work together to police the games online and keep them safe. Without comprehensive data however, it is difficult to determine what happened, especially when events occurred years in the past. PTR is happy to provide ...Continue Reading