Random Card Generation

Zynga Poker prides itself on being a fair and trusted gaming platform, which is why the card dealing algorithm, or Random Number Generator (RNG), utilized in our game is certified by Gaming Laboratories International, a leading independent certification agency for the gaming industry.

In a game like Poker, the order in which the cards are dealt is critical. The RNG algorithm used determines the sequence in which cards are drawn from the deck. By using a certified RNG algorithm, Zynga guarantees that this sequence is random and thus, the outcome of the game is random and does not follow any pattern.

Ensuring an authentic poker experience is of the utmost importance to our team.  Official certification of our RNG to ensure fair dealing is just one of the many steps that we are taking to provide the best poker gameplay experience possible.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Who is Gaming Laboratories International?

Gaming Laboratories International, LLC or GLI is the world’s leading independent testing, inspection and certification laboratory to the gaming industry, and has 21 locations spread across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. GLI provides testing and certification services to more than 455 jurisdictions worldwide.

What does this certification mean to you?

As a player, we want you to be confident that the game is fair and does not favor or disfavor any specific individual or player type. With this certification, you can be confident that your performance in the game is not controlled in any way by the dealer.
From the dealer’s and the game’s perspective, every player is treated equally. And every undealt card has an equal probability of being drawn at any given time.

Why does Zynga care?

As the world’s largest Online Poker game, dealing fairness has always been a top priority for Zynga Poker. On occasion, we receive complaints from a small subset of players, typically after a losing streak, that the game is rigged and the results are controlled by the dealer. Even though Zynga has never controlled the games’ outcomes, we take user feedback very seriously. To quell any doubts in the minds of the players, Zynga requested GLI to independently verify the card dealing algorithms in the Zynga Poker RNG to be Random. This certification is to assure players about Zynga’s commitment to game fairness.