The iPhone has changed the way we do things, so why should it be any different with poker? There are so many poker apps available these days it's hard to know where to start. Some are free and require no “real” money while others require you to pay for chips. There are tutorial apps, live play apps, and games where you play against the computer. Here's our list of the best iPhone apps for poker.
The best iPhone apps for poker
18 Jan 2017, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
World Series of Poker offers multi-level tournaments, WSOP rings, and an official Vegas experience with Omaha, Texas Hold'Em, and tournaments. You can start playing on your iPad and finish on your iPhone, invite your friends to the same table, and more. If you want to play anonymously, go ahead in Guest mode. If you prefer playing the slots, you can spin and win chips in between hands with the built-in slot machine. If you connect your account to Facebook, you get $15,000 additional chips! You can also collect free chips every four hours.
- Multi-level tournaments
- Play with buddies
- WSOP rings
- Continuous play
- Free with in-app purchases
Need to learn how to play poker? Learn Poker - How to Play will teach you. This is a well-designed tutorial app that teaches game basics for beginners and more advanced lessons for more advanced players. The rules are explained at the table with offline opponents. You'll learn terms, winning hands, and rules of Texas Hold'em Poker and in no time at all, you will be playing with the best of them. This is a fun free app and is offered in a variety of languages. If you've tried to learn before and didn't have any luck, check out this app and learn the difference between flop, showdown, pre-flop, flop, river, all-in, and turn.
- Poker tutorial app
- Easy poker guide
- Beginners will learn the basics
- Learn the rules, terms, and how to win
- Free iPhone app for poker
Insta Poker Coach Texas Holdem is a coaching app where the professionals analyze each move you make and reward you for good decisions. You'll get instant feedback from professionals like Antonio Esfandiari and Huckleberry Seed. Other pros include Daniel O'Brien, Amir Lehavot, Konstantin Othmer, and Jonathan Little. You won't win chips in this game but will win quality decisions. Poker hands are packaged into Hand-Packs, each covering different aspects of the game. You'll win in-app currency called ProCoins based on how well you play, not the outcome of the game. Use them to unlock Bonus Hand-Packs.
- Each move is followed by detailed explanations
- Game scenarios created by world-class pros
- Win in-app currency based on merit not outcome of the hand
- Play for free one Hand-Pack
- Free with in-app purchases
If you want to take your poker playing skills to the next level then check out this app. Poker Income has been designed to bring your poker playing analytics to the forefront. This app provides users with numerous different categories to analyze and examine in order to improve skills and to decide where to invest time and money. There’s live HUD tracker, take pictures and notes on opponents, view stats, decipher an opponent’s tells, find profitable games and opponents, track your earnings, figure out which game you are best at, learn which tables you are best at, backup and restore data, view charts and more. There are numerous in-app purchases for various features and functions.
- Analyze and examine your poker playing
- Get stats on your games, Review opponents, Find their tells
- Learn which table, game and format you are best at
- View charts, Take pictures and notes, Track earnings
- Numerous in-app purchases for various features
If you are looking for a simple poker app that’s fun, addicting and easy to play, then this is the app for you. LCD Poker is a free video poker app for 5-card Draw. It’s the standard 5-card draw game that most people are familiar with. The cards are easy to read, the app is quick and responsive, there are five different background colors and you can play your own music while using this app. There’s an in-app purchase for the Jokers Wild.
- A simple and fun 5-card Draw poker app
- Standard gameplay, Quick and responsive
- 5 different background colors
- Play your own music while using this poker app
- In-app purchase for jokers wild
RunGood Lite is a poker results tracking app you can use to manage your poker sessions and track your progress. Use it when you play at home or while traveling the circuit. You'll love how easy it is to use, how streamlined and functional it is, and how affordable. The lite version lets you try the app for free before you buy the full app (available as a separate download). You'll get a limit of 10 sessions and 10 bankrolls to track in the free version; the full version has unlimited tracking and you can also import and export data too.
- 152 supported currencies
- Customizable goals
- More function and less clutter
- Track your progress
- Free app; full version is a separate app
Poker Mate gives you a powerful poker tracking app that you can take anywhere. It's full of features: it offers support for both cash games and tourneys, it lets you take notes to review your play, and player tracking allows you to keep notes on your opponents. You can customize it, use filters to help you figure out your strengths and weaknesses, and you can view your results showing a wide variety of stats. Tag your sessions to customize your reports, use the pass code lock to keep all your data private, and use the automated bankroll management.
- Track play live or enter data after
- Filters help you target weaknesses and strengths
- Keep notes on your opponents
- Tag your sessions
- Free with in-app purchase to upgrade to Pro
WPT Poker Trainer helps you improve your no-limit Hold'em skills just as if you had a coach helping you out. The coaches analyze each move and reward you for making smart decisions. You'll get instant and detailed feedback so you can learn from your mistakes. You'll win ProCoins when you make good plays, and you can use those to buy Hand-Packs, which all cover different aspects of Hold'em. You can preview a hand from each Premium Hand-Pack and you can play for free one of the previews. Start now: you don't need an account.
- Coaches evaluate your move
- Rewards for quality decisions
- Receive instant and detailed feedback
- Master the fundamentals
- Free with in-app purchases
Poker Blind Timer Lite will be your best friend at home tournaments. You will be able to choose from different templates; if you want to build a custom template you will have to upgrade. The lite version will play a warning sound three minutes before the blinds go up and when the next level starts. It controls blind increases, ante, duration of breaks, chipcount, and playercount. Click a button to manage players, rebuys, and addons while the timer is running. Now you can also share payout structures and game templates with your friends using Airdrop or email.
- Use for home tournaments
- Choose from different templates
- Share templates and payout structures via email or Airdrop
- Will play a warning three minutes before the blinds go up
- Full version is a separate app purchase
Poker Odds+ is a great app for both pros and amateurs who want to get a leg up on opponents in Texas Hold'em. This is an advanced poker odds calculator app that uses both advanced and basic calculations for Texas Hold'em. The app uses the Post Flop analysis tool so you have to be connected to the Internet. It offers an easy-to-use interface, accurate calculations, and a hand strength tool that will tell you how strong your starting hand is against all other hands. You get a Pot Odds Plus calculator that lets you figure out your pot odds, and an Odds Calculator tool that allows you to reconstruct a hand inclusive of opponents and the board.
- Post Flop Analysis tool
- Expected Value Calculator tool
- Odds Calculator tool
- Rock-solid fast calculations