Software Updates

Stay up to date with the latest version of the partypoker client software, and learn more about each new feature!

  • Spins Overdrive is an exciting new SPINS game. It is the first change to the SPINS’s game model in a decade and is unique to PartyPoker.
  • Spins Overdrive will keep the same 3 player format
  • The big exciting difference is that the new Spins Overdrive will offer a different prize each time you play for the majority of players, each time they play. This is thanks to new mathematical modelling.
  • The new SPINS prizes will be awarded through a multiplier of between 2x and 12000 times a player’s buy in making a huge number of unique prizes.
  • Everytime you play SPINS over drive you will be shown their prize through a racing car which will race to the finishing line to reveal your unqiue SPINS prize at the end of the race.

Table chat is back

Table chat makes a return with a brand new design for table 3.1!

Chat to your rival players

Players can chat and send emoticons and emojis to each other. The table chat feature can be accessed via the new table chat icon next to the player plate. Chat bubbles surface at the top right of your opponent’s cards when they chat.

Full control to chat your way

Expand the chat window to the full length of the table, or close the window entirely by using the controls in the top bar of the chat window.

player avatars

Cashback 2.0 June 2022

We’ve upgraded our cashback program to award more cashback to more players than ever before! Opt in to make sure you don’t miss out on your cashback.

Once you opt in to our new cashback program, it’s easy to check your cashback balance.

Make sure you opt into cashback to receive all these benefits:

  • Earn more points, faster with variable points
  • Easier to unlock first cash reward
  • Individual player boosts every week
  • Improved progress bar to make things clearer and more transparent
  • Get paid in real cash – no bonuses, no wagering requirements, no nonsense
  • Automatic payments every Monday when you qualify for cashback
  • Cashback resets each week, so there’s no pressure to play every single day of the month
  • You’ll still have chances to earn boosted points from other promotions on top!

All-in Cashout June 2022

All-in Cashout is our new feature that allows you to lock in your profits when you go all in. Never suffer from a bad beat again!

Nobody likes a bad beat story, which is why we’ve introduced our All-In Cashout feature!

Try our All-In Cashout feature now to lock in profit based on your odds of winning the pot!

How does All-In Cashout work?

A button will appear on your table whenever All-In Cashout is available. If you choose to use it, your funds will instantly be locked in. You’ll receive profit even if you would have gone on to lose the hand.

P$ April 2022

P$ are our new flexible poker currency giving you the flexibility to spend your P$ on cash games, fastforward, MTT, SPINS and Sit & Go games.

P$ in Apple (Mac)

Check out new P$ - our new, flexible poker currency available on your Mac.

You can check your P$ balance in your account section

You can spend your partydollars (P$) on all of your favourite cash games, fastforward, MTT, SPINS and Sit & Go games.

Tables 3.0 January 22

Based on your feedback, we've increased the size of the game cards and changed the angles of cards for both Hold'em and Omaha games to enhance the player experience.

Following the removal of our legacy table, we have increased the size of the game table and the player avatars – including an extra-large version of your own avatar – creating a more enjoyable, immersive playing experience.

Bigger table & player avatars

We’ve boosted the size of the table and avatars to make everything clearer and improve gameplay.

player avatars

Improved table graphics & animations

Massively enhanced graphics and animations including new cards, emojis, avatars and throwables.

& animations

Expansive in-the-money (ITM) indicator with detailed mouse overview

Check all the vital statistics without having to leave the table. Click on the ITM indicator in the top-left for a full breakdown.

detailed mouse overview

Improved hand strength display

Your hand strength automatically updates throughout the hand, so you never have to worry about accidentally missing a backdoor flush or straight again.

strength display

Rabbit Hunt improvements

We’ve made Rabbit Hunt more intuitive. After a hand ends, click on the hole cards themselves to reveal what would have come up, had the hand continued.

strength display

Updated rank dialogues with improved design

Easily share your results with new and improved rank dialogues, which pop up at the end of a tournament to show where you finished and how much you won.

with improved design

Upgraded timebank UI

Timebanks have been redesigned and repositioned so that you can easily see how much time is left to act – not just for you, but your opponents as well.

Upgraded timebank UI

Upgraded note taking & label creation

Right-click on an opponent to quickly add custom notes. A coloured ring will be displayed around their avatar, so you can quickly distinguish between players you’ve labelled as dangerous or easy pickings.

Upgraded timebank UI

Changes to make throwables and emojis more easily accessible

Use the convenient symbols next to your avatar to quickly select throwables and emojis. Any text in the emojis is automatically translated to each player’s local language, so your opponents will always understand what you’re saying!

emojis more easily accessible

Improved animations for SPINS, dealing hole cards and community cards

Card and dealing animations across all cash games and tourneys have been upgraded. Plus, there’s a new prize feature animation for SPINS tournaments to add to the excitement.

hole cards and community cards

Access to settings from game table

Conveniently edit settings from your table, without having to return to the main lobby.

from game table

Improved game sounds

Spruced up game sounds give tables a more modern and immersive atmosphere.

We’re also working hard on additional improvements, so watch this space for further updates.

Improved game sounds


Optimised the seating logic of our Fast Forward games to improve player experience.

MyGame Whiz

Your free coach, Whiz, is on hand to help you improve your play! Whiz uses MyGame’s analytics to provide you with insights (post-hand). For example, the ‘hand range’ chart below tells you if you have been raising correctly with specific starting hands. Find out more : here

Hot tables 

Hot Tables give fastforward and cash game players the chance to win a massive, boosted cash prize at any moment! And we’re boosting thousands of hands every day- find out more here.

Club Games

Earn the bragging rights over your friends with Club Games!

These invite-only games allow players on to build their own games, choosing stakes of their choice.

To create your club and to invite players, simply click on the ‘Club Games’ tab in the client and follow the simple instructions.

Find out more information on how to create and join club games here.

Club Games

Club Games

Run it Twice – Cash Games

Run it Twice is a fantastic tool that can help reduce the swings in poker. This feature has been well-received by our fastforward players, so we’re bringing it to the cash game tables too!

When two or more players go all-in, the remaining cards are dealt twice, creating two boards. The pot is split in two and the board is run twice; half of the pot is awarded to the winner(s) of each board. This gives players two chances of winning a share of the pot.

Run it Twice is optional; all remaining players in the hand must be all-in with the feature switched on. If this is not the case, the board will play out once, as usual.

Run it twice

Run it Twice


An ever faster paced version of SPINS!

This thrilling format is perfect for players in a hurry, knowing there’s a potential huge win just minutes away.

A unique SPINS Ultra theme will be displayed in the lobby to differentiate it from regular SPINS.

Spins Ultra 1 Spins Ultra 2


Emojis and Throw Animations

After initially being released on mobile, emojis and throw animations are now ready to use on our desktop client!

As part of our ongoing efforts to increase the gamification of online poker, players can throw objects such as eggs and champagne bottles at their opponents!  There’s also a whole host of giant emojis for players to use.

Emojis and Throw Animations 1 Emojis and Throw Animations 2

Emojis and Throw Animations

fastforward lobby variable buy-ins

The lobby now enables players to buy-in for less than 100 big blinds. This gives players more freedom to play their desired stake with more control over how much they initially bring to the tables.

fastforward lobby variable buy-ins

fastforward lobby variable buy-ins

partypoker LIVE Tab

We’ve improved the partypoker Live tab layout, and with high-profile series continuing to be moved online, you can easily find the scheduled games.

The March 2020 software update brings the following great new features:

Diamond & Rabbit Hunt

Earn Diamonds through your play at the tables! You’ll be able to spend them on features such as Rabbit Hunt, where you can see the remaining card(s) that would have been dealt. Rabbit Hunt will initially be rolled out on SPINS!

Diamond and Rabbit

Diamond & Rabbit Hunt

Equal blinds for heads-up games

For heads-up tables, both players must play an equal number of big blinds before leaving the game.

Similarly, a player will only be able to ‘sit out’, once they have been through the as many big blinds as their opponent.

If a player quits the game before the number of big blinds is equal, they will automatically post and fold.

This is part of partypoker’s continued efforts to create an even fairer online poker environment!

The January 2020 software update brings the following great new features:

Run it Twice

Help reduce cash game swings with our new fastforward feature!

Run It Twice deals two sets of remaining board cards to two or more all-in players.

The pot divides into two equal parts – one for each board. They are contested separately.

If any player active in the hand does not agree to run it twice, the board will complete as usual.

Run it Twice

Run it Twice

King of the Hill

A new addition to heads-up cash games, King of the Hill creates more action by making players ‘battle’ for the table.

There will be a limited number of tables available at each stake, and players can only wait at one table per stake level. This forces players to compete against each other, rather than unfairly waiting for ‘less-skilled’ opponents.

However, if both players in a heads-up game agree to open additional tables, this will still be considered as one game. Namely, it won’t count towards the number of tables available for that stake.

fastforward lobby

Slicker, smoother and easier to navigate!

The re-designed fastforward lobby adopts a format similar to the Short Deck lobby, allowing you to be seated in no time.

fastforward lobby

fastforward lobby

ITM indicator

Real-time updates on your tournament progress!

The upgraded ITM indicator is located in the top-left corner of your screen during tournaments and SNGs. It now displays even more useful information, such as:

  • Your position and the number of players remaining
  • The number of players that will cash
  • The amount of money that you have currently cashed
  • Value of the next pay jump
  • Any bounties collected
ITM indicator

ITM indicator

The October 2019 software update brings the following great new features:

Ante Cash Games

From October, players will be able to enjoy cash games with the use of antes.

Antes create more action due to the increased ‘dead money’ in the pot at the beginning of each hand. They are collected from each player before a card is dealt, and are the same value for every player.

For example, at a $1/$2 NL cash game with six players sat in and an ante of $0.40, the value of the pot stands at $5.40 before any voluntary money is contributed.

New table data points

Ante Cash Games

MILLIONS Online tab

To support the 2019 edition of partypoker LIVE’s flagship MILLIONS Online tournament, a dedicated tab has been added to the main partypoker lobby located in between ‘Tourneys’ and ‘partypoker LIVE’.

Here players can find all the satellites awarding seats into the $20M guaranteed tournament, along with the showpiece event itself, scheduled to take place between December 1-10.

To accommodate the new MILLIONS Online tab, the previous ‘Favourites’ tab has been replaced by a star (*).

New table data points

MILLIONS Online tab

Max. 9 simultaneous fastforward tables

The update also now lets you play up to nine fastforward tables simultaneously across all stakes, allowing players to see even more hands and rack up Cashback points at a quicker rate than previously.

Search for these fast-paced cash games under the ‘fastforward’ tab in the partypoker lobby.

partypoker delivers a key update that delivers a number of software improvements, including a significant enhancement to the playing experience for players using Mac.

New Mac table

Highlights of the changes include:

  • New oval and racetrack table shape with improved player plates
  • Customisable table felt and backgrounds with special theme additions
  • The ability to also choose different card backs and card fronts
  • Preview your customisations in the updated themes section in settings
  • New and improved player notes, providing more colour options and optimising the display of notes on the player plate
  • New Big Blinds (BB’s) count display, allowing player stacks to be displayed in BB’s
New Mac table

New Mac table

New table data points

  • Position – A player’s position and the total number of players remaining in the tournament
  • Average Stack – Display of the average stack for the tournament or, if a player is displaying chips in big blinds, the average big blinds
  • In The Money (ITM) – The ITM indicator displays how many prizes will be awarded for the tournament
  • Multi-colour ITM display- Position and ITM will be highlighted depending on how close a tournament is to the prize pay-out:
    • No highlight when the field remaining is greater than 120% of number of players ITM
    • Amber highlight when field remaining is 120% or less of number of players ITM
    • Green highlight once ITM is reached
New table data points

New table data points

Late Reg Countdown

To make it clearer to players when late registration will close, a new countdown has been added to the status column and the right hand panel for a selected tournament in the lobby.

Late Reg Countdownr

Late Reg Countdown

New KO Series table theme

A new theme replaces the recent POWERFEST theme to support the up and coming series that is offering over $30 Million in Guaranteed prizes. Click here to learn more about the series.

Here’s partypoker Team Online’s Jaime Staples talking through some of the exciting new features in the latest partypoker software release

Monday, June 17 sees a major overhaul of partypoker’s cash game product, which brings the following software changes:

Forced screen name change  

From 09:00 BST (10:00 CEST) all players will be required to select a new player alias (screen name) when they log into the client – allowing everyone on partypoker’s global dotcom license to start afresh with a clean slate.

Names are subject to the site’s usual rules about behaviour and language, and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Name Change Update

Name Change Update

Removal of local hand histories

As part of the ecology changes partypoker will no longer be offering the option for players to obtain/download hand histories.

This means that databases cannot be created to analyse players and HUDs will no longer work across the dotcom liquidity.

A new redesigned hand replayer was recently introduced in respect of this change.

Prohibition of third-party software

Another change will see most third-party software prohibited from being used while playing on partypoker, with the exception of ‘partycaption’ and ‘StackAndTile’.

Suspected use of any other third-party software may result in permanent ban from the site.

Disabling of ‘railing’

As part of the update players will no longer be able to observe cash game tables that they are not sat at, also known as railing.

Country flags hidden

In addition, we’ve hidden country flags from the tournament lobby and have also removed the ‘mouse over’ display of country for a player's plate at the game table.

This further enforces the clean slate provided by the enforced screen name change and protects the identity of players, in particular those of low volume countries and playing at high stakes.

Four-colour deck hand replayer

partypoker recently introduced a redesigned hand replayer in support of the changes, which features a new four-colour deck in response to player feedback.

Four-colour deck hand replayer

Four-colour deck hand replayer

Tuesday, May 28 sees the addition of the following features:

Redesigned hand replayer

We’ve introduced a redesigned hand replayer featuring optimised controls to provide a smoother playing experience.

The update brings a simplified dashboard that displays only vital information, while the game table, player plates and avatars have all been updated to give an exact visual replica of hands played.

In addition, the new replayer immediately displays the result of the last hand when launched from the poker table. This means players won't need to navigate through each action in the hand to see the outcome.

New hand replayer

New hand replayer

New table dashboard

A separate dashboard has also been added to the game table that launches the hand replayer and also gives a snapshot view of recent hands played.

Thursday, 14 March sees the latest partypoker software update, which brings with it a raft of new features.

Short Deck

Short Deck poker hits the client.

This exciting cash game format is played with a reduced deck of cards, with all cards below “6” removed, leaving 36 cards to play with. The game plays almost identically to Texas Hold’em, except a flush beats a full house and there is no small or big blind. Instead, everyone pays an ante (in addition to a button ante) to help generate action. This is a game that has increased in popularity in the high stakes world and now we’re bringing it to the masses.

Short Deck lobby

Short Deck lobby

Multi-select categories

Players will be able to multi-select tournaments filters once they have downloaded the new partypoker software, allowing them to select multiple category options from the tournament lobby.

For example, players can now select “Monster Series” and Power Series” simultaneously, and all the multi-table tournaments from these categories will be displayed.

Multi-select categories

Multi-select categories

Buy-in changes for tournament filters

The buy-in filters have been slightly tweaked to represent the stake ranges as follows:

  • 'Super Micro' changed from $0.01 - $0.99 to $0.01 - $1.99
  • 'Micro' changed from $1.00 - $4.99 to $2.00 - $4.99
Tournament Filter update

Tournament Filter update

Coloured tournament & fastforward names (tournaments lobby)

Prefixes and suffixes of tournament names are displayed in different colours to allow players to identify various tournament parameters such as tournament name, tournament series (if any), guarantee (if any) etc.

New oval table

The latest update sees the introduction of the new oval table, combined with updated player plates and layout.

If you're a fan of the racetrack view you will be pleased to know that this remains an option under table themes.


Oval table

Modern player plates

Player plates have been updated to display chips and screen names more clearly. Chip values are now larger and brighter, with the increased visibility allowing for easier multitabling.


Hole cards are now easier to distinguish, and you have the option to display hole cards side by side by turning off display player image under table themes.



Improved player notes

You now have the option to colour code your opponent's player plates making players you have notes on much clearer. In addition to this, hovering over aliases now allows you to view player notes without opening the note panel, allowing quick, detailed viewing of all player notes on a table.


Player notes

New card decks

Card decks have been updated to work with the new table theme. You can select from one of the following via the theme tab, under 'Settings':

  • Classic (Default)
  • Inverted
  • Modern

All options will be available in both 4-colour & standard deck variants.


Card deck customisation

New navigation and filters

The collapsible filters allow you to clearly and quickly apply your new settings and to find the games you want to play.


New navigation and filters

Additional data points in cash game lobby

There’s now more information readily available to players looking to join a cash game! Stats such as the average pot size and the percentage of players seeing the average flop are now clearly displayed in the lobby.

New Darker lobby & table theme

Overall, the contrast improves the readability and visual appeal of key information. In addition, the actual gameplay experience is further enhanced by a traditional green felt table and a more prominent player plate, indicating the player’s turn.


New partypoker lobby


New partypoker table

New navigation and filters

  • By removing the left-hand navigation and relocating secondary information into a dropdown menu, we’ve created a wider area in which to display game information in a more accessible, visually-pleasing way.
  • Players will have more immediate access to T$
  • The play money lobby has been updated with the same navigation as the real money lobby to provide a more authentic experience.

New navigation and filters

New & improved casino

The new format provides a more personalised gaming experience by allowing players to see their recently played games and gives them the ability to mark their favourites for quick and easy access. 


New partypoker Casino lobby

Improved Sit & Go Jackpot lobby

We’ve made it easier for players to differentiate between 3 and 4-handed games, whilst also giving them the option to select more than 4 games.


Improved Sit & Go lobby

Easier My Account Access

A dropdown menu right from the username (rather than the previous left-hand navigation) allows players to quickly access their My Account and Loyalty Rewards info.


Easy account access

Removal of One-click lobby

Due to its unpopularity amongst players, the One-click Lobby was removed and replaced with this simpler, cleaner option that’s easy to navigate and visually appealing.

Enhanced security enabled on local machine

Depending on your computer’s operating system you may need to allow for security checks. If the flagged file has the name PL.exe, it is our software and can be trusted.