Brand-new look for

PartyPoker is upping the stakes in the world of online poker by launching a brand-new site with a plethora of features and a shiny new interface.

"The first phase of the next generation of has been 10 months in the making and is a great example of operational excellence by teams of people dedicated to returning us to pole position in the market," said managing director of PartyGaming Plc. John O'Malia.

"Players who have tested the new features are delighted with the changes and preparations for the next phase of the roll out are well advanced."


Multi-tabling has also been improved and players will be able to access their account information more easily.

The launch of the next generation of will be backed by two new marketing promotions - The Big Deal, which offers players the opportunity to win a possible $2 million worth of cash prizes from today until the end of October 2008, and the King of the Table tournament, which will culminate in guaranteeing its largest-ever prize pool of $2 million for the final tournament on Nov. 30, 2008.

"The whole focus of the redesign was to help the online player succeed," said director of product for PartyGaming Plc Andreas Hartmann.

"We're delighted with the redesigned table and big improvements have been made in how easy and quick it is to get into a game. There are new lobby views and game play ergonomics have been taken on board as the main driver for the improvements. The new will also have an integrated experience with significantly less pop-ups. We've also taken a new approach to multi-tabling and are pleased with what we have achieved in phase one of the new"

Here are four key factors that played into the software redesign according to

1. Find your table quicker

  • Resizable lobby
  • New "browse" lobby view and filters
  • Table preview feature
  • Personalized and more powerful Favourites
  • QuickSeat table search
  • Quicker access to waiting list and private tables

2. More ergonomic and personal table to support your play

  • New table design with improved action area
  • Customizable player photos
  • Better chat and notes
  • Keyboard shortcuts, alerts and more

3. More action and gain through multi-tabling

  • Open similar tables and Favourites directly from the table
  • Tiling, cascading, manage and sort tables
  • Alerts: time out, good hand, big pot and more

4. Better access to all your account information

  • My Account area with loyalty info and real-time updates
  • Account and cashier embedded in client
  • Pick your own time zone in lobby

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