Eric Hollreiser talks about poker player meeting in about pokerstars VIP alterations
On 19th Jan, a delegation of high-volume poker players including Daniel Dvoress, Dani “Ansky” Stern, ex Team PokerStars Pro member Isaac Haxton, as well as present Team PokerStars Pro member Daniel Negreanu came to Amaya headquarters in Montreal in Canada, to talk about the problems repalted to the PokerStars VIP event which started on 1st Jan, 2016.
Less than a week after that, Eric Hollreiser (Amaya Vice President Corporate Communications) took to the PokerStars Blog to talk about the consequence of the meeting and also to say how the firm is still totally behind the set of brand new policies which led to, amongst all other criteria, the launch of a brand new rewards program as well as the termination of Supernova Elite status.
According to reports, he stated that they took the scope to talk about the poker economy as well as several issues associated with it. They listened to what the poker players had to talk about, and they shared a whole lot of info, including marketing plans and internal data. They also talked regarding all the opportunities and challenges for the game of poker, in addition to the very recent alterations to the PokerStars VIP rewards program.
In the meeting, the poker players had the opportunity to have a short encounter with David Baazov, the Amaya CEO, and were given the figures as well as data that prompted the company to alter some of PokerStars’ most distinctive features. Hollreiser stated that they offered a lot of data to back that these changes were required and they also expressed their regret that the changes have angered some high volume players.