PokerStars to Test Stealth Tables

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Online poker giant PokerStars is testing out anonymous poker tables on its site in the coming weeks to see if there's a market for the service.

The tables will be called "Stealth" tables, and will pertain to cash games, keeping the identities of players secret so that others cannot discern strategies that certain software can detect. Players will eventually get that information, but it will come 24 hours after the game when hand histories are dished out. The mode will be a trial, and if the service is popular it could find its way into a permanent offering.

Commenting on the test PokerStars Director of Poker Innovation and Operations Severin Rasset said, "We are always working on new features and products and we have a lot coming up that we plan to test and gain player feedback on. This includes testing adding some anonymous tables in upcoming months, which we will monitor very closely as the overall player experience and health of our poker ecosystem is top priority for us."

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Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.