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Betfred Poker launches new lobby

12 March 2012

(PRESS RELEASE) -- The first change to the Betfred Poker lobby is a new facelift and it's looking better than ever! The site has introduced some brand new features that are sure to improve the online poker experience.

New features to the lobby:

  • Completely new interface.
  • A whole host of new games including progressive slot jackpots
  • A hands played counter, this shows how many lifetime hands your player has played as well as the amount of sessions they have played.
  • VIP club points display, this shows how many award points players have, these are points which players can convert.
  • A bonus banner which shows how much bonus a player has and how much they have to play until they receive their next release.

Everything now looks cleaner, slicker and more visually appealing. If players are looking for cash games, Sit n' Go tournaments or even account information - they will have what they want in a flash !

New Points Accumulation - Starting 1st of March

The second change is to make the points system more streamlined for your players, this will lead to a better understanding of their benefits and rewards. From March 1st players will be awarded as follows for 1 unit of currency:

Tournament Fees

  • 30 VIP points for GBP
  • 24 VIP points for EUR
  • 20 VIP points for USD

Cash Game Rake

  • 30 VIP points for GBP
  • 24 VIP points for EUR
  • 20 VIP points for USD

New Loyalty Plan - Starting 1st of April

The third change to Betfred Poker is a new loyalty plan, with the aim to drastically improve and enhance the rewards. On April 1st the site the Betfred Award Point, this will be implemented alongside the new loyalty plan. It will work in a way that the players will be credited bonuses as they play, the more they play, the more they earn! When the new loyalty plan is introduced it will be much more straightforward to cash in the points for a variety of different bonuses and awards.

Therefore, Betfred Poker will be doing a sweep of the current Betfred points.

The more you put in, the more you get out

Finally from the 5th of March, the rake at the site's cash tables will be calculated according to "weighted contribution" as a part of its new and upgraded VIP system. The higher a player contributes to a raked pot, the more points they will receive. Additionally players on EUR and GBP tables will receive more points per rake.

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