According to reliable sources, this year has been filled with a lot of changes in Amaya, Inc. They are based in Canada and run two of the world’s premier online poker websites, Full Tilt Poker and PokerStarts. To date, PokerStars online player database in the world’s largest. The site let its clientele know that they would be making several changes to their VIP and Elite reward programs.
In his article, Daniel Stern asks players to unite and strike against the online company for the first three days of December. According to different Internet sources, a couple thousand players have posted similar complaints again Amaya, Inc. and have also decided not to play on PokerStar’s site during the three-day strike. It was their desire, says Stern, to become a united front to let the company know that their customers were not going to be railroaded.
In order to smooth ill feelings, PokerStar executives have made statements to the media. One of PokerStar’s ambassadors, Daniel Negreanu, criticized the PokerStar leadership by saying that communications could have been better between the company and their clientele concerning the changes. Negreanu made his comments in the early part of of November. He admitted that there is an ongoing problem with communications—especially over the changes in the VIP program. Negreanu stated that there were still several things that the company needs to learn in order to better understand and communicate with their players.