June 2020 news roundup

The World Series of Poker has announced a list of events for this summers series.  It will be online due to COVID 19.  There will be a total of 54 bracelet events, split between wsop.com and gg poker.  The main event has a reduced buy-in of $5,000 with up to 2 re-entries allowed, meanwhile the buy-in for some bracelet events is as low as $50, this is due to being online facilitating such small buy-ins.


NetEnt, the gaming supplier from Sweden has pulled their new slot game: Street Fighter II  The World Warrior Slot.  There were responsible gambling concerns with the game in which the bet sizing altered as players got close to bonus rounds.  A statement was issued by NetEnt on the matter;

“Dear Customer,

We have identified a potential situation whereby player staking behaviour could impact the intended gameplay experience on our recent release Street Fighter™️ II: The World Warrior Slot.
Please be assured that to date the game has been performing within the expected parameters in respect to the certified math model and RTP on a network level.
We have taken the decision to implement the following steps:
1: In the coming hours, we will temporarily disable Street Fighter™️ II: The World Warrior Slot in production.
2: Our teams have already identified a fix that will prevent this issue from occurring, and we are in the process of implementing this. Once this game is certified by our test house, we will make it available to you.
Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused, and rest assured we are working hard to get this game back up and running for you as soon as possible.
Thank you for your understanding, and should you require any further information please reach out to your Account Manager.”

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