Texas Hold'em Poker Apps

Poker On The Go


Since the original iPhone came out, Texas Hold'em has been a popular iPhone game. Apple began this by releasing their version of the game. Now there are tons of third party options. We compare our favorites in this AppGuide.

Essential Apps

  • Free

    World Poker TourĀ® Hold 'Em Showdown

    by Hands-On Mobile

    World Poker Tour Hold'Em Showdown is the essential third party poker app. This highly polished and free app enables you to compete with others on the go with GameCenter. You can play with up to 8 different people. The graphics are very nice. You can even create a highly customized avatar. If you are looking for a great poker app this is one of them.

Notable Apps

  • Free

    Dogs Playing Poker ~ free Texas hold'em game for all skill levels & dog lovers!

    by Candywriter

    Dogs Playing Poker will delight both dog fans and poker fans. This game is tons of fun and provides some non-traditional poker play. There are 19 different dogs, a fox, and even a walrus. The computer players are fun to play against. We would love to see GameCenter included in future updates. For $1.99 this is a no-brainer.

  • Free

    VIP Poker

    by TinyCo, Inc.

    VIP Poker is another fantastic poker app for the iPhone and iPad. This free app lets you compete with others, hassle-free. Games can be done in tables of five or nine. The app is simple, but well done. We would love to see more realistic graphics. A free app, this is a must have.

Decent Apps

  • $2.99

    Mega Poker Online Texas Holdem (200K Edition)

    by Combay Inc.

    Mega Poker Online Texas Holdem is an okay app. We found that it was not the most responsive and reliable app out there. The gameplay is okay, nothing too amazing. This is a decent app. The price point makes it one to skip.

  • $3.99

    Poker for iPad


    Poker for iPad is another okay app. The computer players aren't the hardest in the world and the app has a few bugs that we found annoying. There are nine different types of poker in this app. There is some GameCenter integration, but we would like to see more of it. An okay app that we hope to see improve over time.

Other Apps