What are the best Poker Apps?
Read our guides to the best and latest real money poker apps and download for Android and iOS.
If you want that rush of playing poker anywhere then you can’t go wrong with using a poker app on your mobile or tablet. Playing poker used to only be available at a table or on a desktop computer or laptop. Over the last 6 or 7 years, mobile poker has really improved. So much so that players who refused to use a phone to play, are now playing on poker apps on the go. As technology has advanced, so has the game play, graphics and options available to us poker players.
All of the poker apps we review and feature on our site are in our opinion the best poker apps available. They are all compatible on iPhone, iPad & Android devices. You can find loads of play money poker apps in the app stores (Google Play, iTunes, Windows app store) but these will not let you play with or win real cash. It is good to practice and we even recommend using one of the free to play apps to tune up your skills and get used to mobile poker, but none of these can compare to the thrill of playing with and winning real money. Try the apps with a welcome bonus that is available on nearly all poker apps. This gives you an excellent opportunity to see if you like the app and for you to get comfortable with the design, table layout and how the app operates.
The apps let you play in tournaments where you can play against real players form all around the world. There lot’s of poker variants to play on your device too. All you need is a wifi or 3/4G connection, an app and you can literally play anywhere! There are some amazing live poker apps available now too so you really can play and feel like you are sat at a table in a casino.
Poker apps are available for nearly every single modern mobile phone and tablet out there. Below we have listed so of the later, more up to date versions that are 100% compatible. If you use a device not listed, just try going to the poker site and if it works, you have a compatible device. If not, try another site as they do vary.
iOS: iPhone – SE, 5, 5s, 5c, 6, 6s, 6s Plus, 7, 7 plus, 8
iOS: iPad – iPad Pro, iPad mini, Mini 2, 3, 4, iPad Air, Air 2, original iPad
Samsung: Galaxy Note 6, Galaxy Note 7, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus (S8+), Galaxy Note, Galaxy J3, Galaxy A3, Galaxy J5
Motorola: Moto G4, X Force, X Style, Moto G4 Play
HTC: 10, One A9S, Desire 530, U Ultra
Huawei: P9, P9 lite, P9 Plus, Y3, P8 Lite, P8
Sony: Xperia E5, Xperia X Compact, Xperia XZ, Xperia X, Xperia XA,
LG: G5 SE, Nexus 5X, G Flex 2
Other: Vodafone Smart platinum 7, BlackBerry PRIV, Pixel Phone by Google, DTEK 50, ZTE Axon 7 Mini, ZTE Blade V7 Lite
Most poker operators will offer a fully download able app for mobiles & tablets. Essentially there are 3 different types of apps available
HTML web based: This is a mobile designed website that you can use on your device without the need to download an app.
Android: Most operators now support a fully downloadable Android APK (Android app file) that you can download and install on your Android mobile or tablet.
iOS: iPhone & iPad users have always had a good choice of poker apps available to them, most available to get in iTunes. See our individual guides to find how to sign up and download the apps.
Yes you can. All of the poker apps we review on our site are real money apps. Some offer a practice or play money mode as well as the chance to play with an win real money. It is just like being in a casino but you play on your phone and tablet.
Most countries do allow poker apps to be used, some do not. It is best to check the countries rules where you are. It is still real money gambling which is not allowed in some areas yet.
Most of the apps do come with a new customer bonus when you join. This can be from a free play, matched bonus or new deposit bundles.