CypherPoker v2.0, update 2

Hair has been pulled, nails have been bitten, and tears have been shed - but the next CypherPoker update is now live! You can find the latest, albeit still somewhat fragile, version at the GitHub repository. With the following new features CypherPoker takes a big step toward full v2.0 functionality: Multi-instance Execution The desktop version of [...]

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The “death” of Flash and the birth of CypherPoker

I've been reading and hearing about the imminent demise of Adobe's Flash technology for well over a decade now. In among this hullabaloo , and well within his "reality [...]

CypherPoker v2.0, update 1

I'm happy to announce that the first phase of CypherPoker v2.0 updates, namely multi-key/multi-round encryption, has been implemented in the core game code and submitted to [...]

CypherPoker v2.0, here we come!

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A pictorial demonstration of CypherPoker cryptography

A commenter on my last post mentioned that although the explanation of CypherPoker's cryptography was accessible it was altogether too long; a five-year-old's attention span [...]

Explain CypherPoker encryption like I’m 5

I've recently had the opportunity to run over this topic with someone who I'm quite certain isn't 5, mentally or otherwise, so the title isn't meant pejoratively but rather as [...]

CypherPoker+Ethereum FTW!

As I write this the Ethereum "Homestead" hard fork event has just passed and I can think of no better time to announce that the proof-of-concept integration between [...]

Recap 2015

This past year was certainly exciting for Sarah and me. Although she wasn't involved in the direct development of the project, she regularly allowed me to bounce ideas and [...]

The future of online poker

I joined Cryptologic in early 2013, about a year after it was acquired by Amaya. I'd worked in the online gaming industry for a number of years prior to this and I'm [...]

Setting up a CypherPoker rendezvous server

I while ago I put together a video demonstrating how to compile CypherPoker to play over the internet (rather than just LAN/Wireless LAN). Since then the software has been [...]