I’ve never really been one for gambling, mainly due to a distinct lack of luck and patience; however, I do appreciate the beauty of the game of poker, so I thought that I’d give PokerStars Mobile a run for its money and check out the latest gambling app that has got cardsharps in a frenzy.
The app itself is fairly easy to use and the graphics are pretty impressive; it is basically an offshoot of the PokerStars website, transposing the functionality of the online game to your mobile. You can play a variety of games including No-Limit Texas Hold’em Poker, Omaha or Omaha Hi-Lo, you can now play ring games, Sit & Go’s (SNG) and multi-table tournaments (MTT) all from your iPhone.
Who’s your money on?
There are two types of play here; real money poker and ‘play money’ poker. The latter option is great for people who want to enjoy the thrill of the game without risking putting a massive dent into their bank account, whereas true gamblers can bet real money during live games 24 hours a day.
Players can either cruise the lobby looking for the right game or just use the ‘Play Now’ button from the Home Screen or the Lobby and you’ll be whisked straight to a table, saving you valuable gambling time. If you have a favourite group to play against when on the computer, you can use your existing PokerStars account to log in and continue playing against these guys on your mobile.
All in all, not a bad little app but just beware; although it may be free to download you do risk paying a lot more if you hit a losing streak!