Platform/Network/Software Updates: Q2 2012
 
PKR launched a software update that includes 3D versions of its Caribbean Stud Poker mini-game, a fixed-odds single player Casino Hold'em game and a multi-player extension to its single-player Blackjack game.  In a further release, the firm updated the download process for its software to enable players to download and install up to eight times faster than before.
 
GTechG2 launched Poker 8.0, describing the product as the market’s first full-feature poker client for Mac, containing all game types and tournaments as well as cash tables.
 
Sky Poker released a download product that includes online poker tournaments, cash games, optional profile creation for interaction in the online community and forums, amongst other features.
 
Merge Poker Network flagship site Carbon Poker launched a new version 6.0 software which was unfortunately beset with glitches.
 
A recent PokerStars client update that previously saw the launch of a new table groupings lobby feature on PokerStars.com, was re-worked and extended to the company's Estonian and free-play websites on a trial basis.
 
The Microgaming Poker Network has announced that it is poised to release a revolutionary new rake allocation method called True Value.
 
A new U.S.-friendly online poker network dubbed Poker Pros Network launched over the period, owned by Costa Rica-based CMK Interactive Systems S.A.,