There are plenty of poker apps out there that allow you to play on virtual tables with players around the world. Poker Radar, on the other hand, will help you find a nearby poker game that you can participate in, and it'll also keep you posted on the latest poker events around the world from the convenience of your iPhone or iPad.
This app can be found in the Travel section of the App Store, and it's a free app which only takes up 6.4 MB of space on your iDevice.
Poker Radar for the iPhone and iPad will connect you to poker rooms around the world, keeping you up to date on the action happening on the table.
There are more than 2000 casinos and card rooms listed in this app, along with contact information such as the address, phone number, links to website, and even directions.
If you're feeling lucky, you can have a look at the Events section that will show you the major tournaments which are happening in your area so you can buy in. Unfortunately, buy-in information isn't included, but perhaps users can simply use the contact details provided to make an inquiry.
When you fire up this app, you can head over to the search section. Users can search by location; the GPS integration will zero in on your current location, and then you can enter your parameters such as distance in Kilometers or Miles. You can also look for tables based on city.
If you find a poker room you like, you can check out the rating by other users, and even rate it yourself. When you're ready to head out, simply tap "Take Me There," which will give you turn-by-turn directions on how to get to the table using the in-app map.
Users can also save their favorite poker rooms so they may view the details even if they are not connected to the Internet.
Doesn't provide details of the buy-in amount, but it does provide contact details so users can make a call and find out
Poker Radar is the ideal app for users who love poker and enjoy playing. Whether you're already a “regular” at a table and want to explore your options, or you're a beginner looking to find others to play with, this app is a must-have on your iPhone or iPad. Before you head out to play in some real card games, download an app to learn how to play Texas holdem and other poker games just to brush up on your skills.
Neha has been writing and editing since 2010 and has been reviewing iOS apps since early 2014. She has lived in four different countries and loves having the world at her fingertips thanks to these awesome apps.