PokerStars Launches Anonymous Stealth Tables in Europe


PokerStars players in France and Spain have recently been able to try another novelty: Anonymous Stealth tables. This article is devoted to all the known features of the format and its possible future.


Stealth from PokerStars

It’s hard to find formats in online poker that PokerStars hasn’t already tested. In addition to its own developments, the room tries to offer its players everything that other rooms have come up with before.

In December 2020, Anonymous Stealth tables appeared at and 

Even though the first information about the new format appeared more than a year ago, PokerStars decided not to rush this time. The launch in Europe can be called a limited test, to be more precise, because the new tables work only at two stakes — NL10€ and NL25€.

Features of Stealth Tables

Stealth Tables PokerStars

  • The format logo is a red mask. It highlights the tables in the lobby and is located at the center of the cloth.
  • All the players receive random nicknames and avatars.
  • Hero sees his real nickname, but the nickname that opponents can see is shown when you turn over it. 
  • If you return to the table within four hours, you will be assigned the same nickname. 
  • Hand history is saved, but also with random nicknames. 

Nothing interferes with the HUD work at Stealth tables, but the statistics will only display the current session results.

Is PokerStars late?

The first anonymous tables appeared on the Internet back in 2010. They had the most popularity in the Microgaming Poker Network, but unfortunately, the site is already closed. The only rooms in which this option now works in its classic form and at all cash tables are Run it Once Poker and the American-Asian network PaiWangLuo (Bodog).

There are few similar tables in Pokerdom (usually at high stakes), and with certain differences, the cash in Unibet can be called anonymous - due to the possibility to simultaneously use up to 5 different aliases by one player, which can be deleted and new ones created. 

By the end of 2020, anonymous cash tables are a format that is not very popular among players and exists mainly in small rooms. Large sites such as GGPoker and Partypoker, on the other hand, tend to reduce anonymity by launching tables with real names instead of nicknames. 

Over the 10 years of its existence, anonymous tables haven’t hit the mark, and it’s hard to imagine that it will be different at PokerStars. The traffic behind Stealth indirectly speaks about it. In the evening hours at each limit, there are no more than 20 connections.

We believe that this new product will share the fate of many other formats from PokerStars and is unlikely to go beyond the test in the Europool.

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