Developer: LLC "WebGranula"
Price: $9.99 Download on the App Store
It has been said that poker is a game that takes a minute to learn, but a life time to master. If you are a beginner to the game and looking to increase your skill or a regular player hoping to take your Hold ‘em game to the next level, then Poker Tools by the developers at APPGRANULA may be just the app to make it happen.
Poker Tools is a poker reference app for everything poker. The app is useful for both beginning and advanced Texas Hold ‘em players and can be used for something as simple as figuring out hand rankings to more complicated tasks like calculating the odds of a winning hand.
Hand rankings can be the most difficult thing about poker for a beginning player. Poker Tools takes the complicated task of remembering flushes, straights and full houses and simplifies it by providing a quick and easy to access chart that shows every hand ranking in poker.
In order to be a successful poker play, you need to learn how to calculate and understand the odds of winning for every hand. Poker Tools will help make the task easier with its built in odds calculator. All you do is input your hand, your opponent's hand and the cards on the board and Poker Tools will calculate the odds on every street of play.
Poker Tools also offers a tournament timer to help keep track of blind increases during your home games. All you have to do is enter how often you would like the blinds (mandatory bet) to increase and Poker Tools will create a tournament or sit-n-go structure that will help make your poker nights run so much easier.
The Poker Tools app has a beautifully designed and easy to use interface that makes finding and using each category of the app quick and simple. This is an app with a variety of tools that can be used by both beginners and experts alike.
Overall, I thought Poker Tools was well designed, easy to figure out and most importantly, usefull. The app provides a wealth of excellent poker information. The best part of the app was the odds calculator. Any poker player will tell you that knowing the odds for every hand is an indispensable tool to have. As a poker player for over 10 years, I must say Poker Tools is excellent and I would recommend it to anyone looking to get better at poker.