They also killed a lot of the tricks used to gain chips. The chip feeds from other people last a pathetically short time now. Evidently, for L57-~L120, the best strategy is 1,000 bets. I've been making decent progress gaining LPs with Around the World doing this while actually ending up positive in chips.
...I like to keep my FB friend list to people I actually know or have talked to, though I am getting away from that and wondering if having more friends can be leveraged in other ways.
Here is a question, what is with the "want to be your neighbor" requests?
Try around the world in 80 days. Same crap, but different.
I do like this game :)