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What happened to player ratings in Gin Rummy today?
Posted by Sergei1970 5 Oct 2017 5:54am
    


Hey, what happened to player ratings in Gin Rummy? Any major rating system adjustments? Have nearly 300 points removed overnight: down from 2241 to 1950 (that without playing any rated games and just a couple non-rated).



Ratings lowered for excessively selective play
Posted by webmaster (moderator) 5 Oct 2017 9:30am
    


We have found that ratings can receive an unreasonable boost if one plays and wins against those players who artificially boost their ratings.
Unreasonably high ratings were decreased across the board for all players.

When you win against someone who didn't cheat but benefited in a rated win against someone who did, you'd also receive an artificially unreasonable boost in rating.
At this time all unreasonable ratings for all players are reduced so that will become less of an issue. We apologize for inconvenience.

If you are a goal-oriented player, instead of boosting your numerical rating, you may consider Ladder competitions or $Ticket play.



UNREASONABLE RATINGS
Posted by EyeCandee (VIP) 10 Oct 2017 9:19pm
    


Wow, I've been here at GC for over a decade and have never seen this approach to ratings adjustment. I applaud GameColony for monitoring and adjusting ratings that are obviously unrealistic.



Yes
Posted by jethrotulll (VIP) 11 Oct 2017 2:00am
    


Agree with LadyAwe. Become a tix player and work your way up the ladder. Also start playing players that have any rating, not just one that will benefit yours.



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