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MPN Attacks Bum Hunting with Heads Up 8 Man Blaze

By , Rakeback.com Executive Editor

The biggest issue in Heads Up poker has been tackled head on by MSN (formerly Microgaming) with the introduction of Heads Up 8 man Blaze.

The new concept takes Blaze speed poker, and limits the size of the player pool to eight. Each player is allocated to a heads up table and tables change every hand. Not only is the action much faster than standard tables, but tables start faster too.

Heads up poker has been plagued by “bum hunting” for years, where good players sit at empty tables refusing to play anyone except weaker players. In 8 Man Blaze, the weaker players join a pool with regulars, and all play each other “mano-a-mano” as the PR explains, although nowadays it could equally be “chica-a-chica”.

MPN’s Head of Network Games, Lydia Melton, believes that; “we have developed an exceptional product for our operators to utilise, and I’m extremely excited about being, once again, first to market with such a player-focused software feature.”

MPN rooms such as the UK’s Ladbrokes Poker are expected to implement the new games very soon. Mobile users have an excellent Blaze implementation available in an HTML5 Mobile platform. Blaze is especially useable on mobile devices, where multitabling is impractical.

The high speed of dealing and opportunity to fast fold hands that aren’t worth playing means that when playing on a mobile device, many more hands per hour can be played on Blaze than on the normal poker client.

MPN describes the new game as introducing “the concept of speed dating to online poker.” Players expecting a lot of mano-a-chica action will still have to get lucky.

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