partypoker’s Android mobile app has now been upgraded to include Sit and Go tournaments. The iOS version will get the upgrade later this spring.
All partypoker Sit and Go tournaments are now available through the app, with the exception of satellite tournaments.
The app includes an icon-based filter similar to the main poker client lobby. The filter can be set by number of players, buy in and tournament structure.
Recreational players can get playing quickly using the quick play feature. Lost connection problems are catered for with a routine that automatically re-opens any tournaments as soon as the app is re-launched.
The look and feel closely reflects the desktop poker client, but action buttons are larger and designed to be easy to use on touch screen devices.
The app already supports cash games and party’s “Fast Forward” fast-fold poker tables.
Mobile apps were launched in tandum with new desktop clients when a major platform upgrade with “profound changes” rolled out across the dot-com site in September 2013.
Along with new software features, all-new branding including new typography and a new logo debuted.
partypoker’s priorities then switched to making a success of its US launch. The Android app debuted in the regulated New Jersey market in February. These SNG additions be expected to go live in New Jersey once approved by regulators.
This week’s migration of French players to the new poker client suggests that the partypoker IT team have had a busy few months and, given that the groups’ Head of Poker believes 30% of play will soon be on mobile}, very development to the platform can be expected.