Texas Hold`em Poker Calculator for mobile devices

Monday, April 26, 2010

News: THCalc skin for Firefox

If you are using Firefox as your favored web browser, you may also consider using THCalc skin for Firefox available here


Thursday, April 15, 2010

THCalc on several mobile devices

Apples's iPod Touch


Samsung Moment


HTC Hero

Friday, April 9, 2010

THCalc Features

  • Available on Apple's mobile devices including iPhone, iPod Touch and newest iPad
  • Available on all mobile devices running Google Android OS
  • Has game timer to help managing play time
  • Provides accurate calculations for different number of players, from 2 to 9
  • Calculates Hole Cards Rank, useful for preflop strategies
  • Calculates Hole Cards Strength, extremely useful for preflop strategies
  • Calculates Winning, Pure Win and Draw Probabilities on every stage of the game
  • Shows improvement or degradation comparing to previously calculated results
  • Highly optimized for best performance on mobile devices
  • Android version supports Portrait as well as Landscape screen orientation
  • Has most convenion buttons layout specially designed for touch screens
  • Has "autocalc" mode which allows rapid cards entering
  • Capable of deleting last entered card or the whole hand in one button press
  • Supplied with help screen
  • Shows entered cards and highlights the best hand
  • Provides advice on Fold, Call or Raise dependent on chosen strategy
  • Switches background color according to given advice: Check/Fold - red, Check/Call - blue, Bet/Raise - green.
  • Allows choosing one of 5 build-in game strategies
  • Shows thresholds used by chosen strategy
  • Has Screen Magnifier which helps to see calculated results with larger fonts
  • Indicates number of your hole cards in your best hand

Video: Using THCalc iPhone version

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

News: THCalc is available now!

International Language Machines Ltd. together with Androphic releases latest version of THCalc (Texas Hold`em Poker Calculator) available for iPhone, iPod Touch and Apple's newest device - the iPad.

This is the iPhone twin brother of android THC application.

Could be found here:


Friday, April 2, 2010

THCalc v1.0 User Manual

Texas Hold`em poker Calculator

For iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad devices

v 1.0

THCalc is iPhone application that calculates your winning probabilities, hands strength and gives advice to FOLD, CHECK or RAISE based on accurate analyses of calculation results. It is very useful instrument for new and professional poker players.

Application Layout

  • Title - Shows your playing time and application name/version.
  • Cards Line - Shows your Hole, Flop, Turn and River Cards. The best poker combination is highlighted and jumped up to see clearly which cards are not used in your poker hand.
  • Main Screen - Shows calculations results, parameters and advice.
  • Keyboard - Set of buttons to input cards, number of players and other calculation parameters.

Main Screen

  • First line shows the Hole Rank or your poker hand.
  • Hole rank shown when hole cards are entered. Smaller number is better. Please, note that the same hole card set can have different rank when you change number of players. This is important for understanding the strength of your hole cards. For example, "pair of sixes" is better than "ten and jack" in game of two players, but in game of nine players it is not. Knowing your pocket cards rank can help you to make better decisions in "pre-flop" bets.
  • Best hand is shown when flop, turn or river is entered.
  • Calculator shows number of hole cards in the hand at the end of the line.

    • "[0]" means that none of your hole cards is present in the hand, maximum you can hope on in this situation is a draw.

    • "[1]" means that only one card is in the hand, most regular situation.

    • "[2]" in case of good hand like "full house" or "kare" means that you have very strong hand, so you can raise.

  • Next line shows number of players used in the calculation. You can increase or decrease number of players by pressing "p+" or "p-" buttons.
  • Next line shows Fold and Raise Levels used for preparing advice. This levels are calculated according to the playing strategy and number of players.
  • Next line shows most important calculation result, WP (Winning Probability). It is shown in percents. Higher is the number better is your hand. Winning probability is summing pure win probability and the tie probability (shown in the braces). At the end of the line you can find "^","v" or "~" sign which tells if your WP is increasing, decreasing or staying at the same level.
  • Last line gives an advice on how to proceed.

How to Enter the Card

  • To type the card first press card value button ("2" to "A"), then the suit button ("Spades" to "Clubs"). Then press "Enter". You can type several cards and then press "Enter". If you will check the "autocalc" checkbox, "Enter" button will be automatically pressed after each card you type.

How to Change Number of Players
  • "p+" or "p-" button. This will increment or decrement number of players.
  • Long press on "p+" will set the number of players to 9
  • Long press on "p-" will set the number of players to 2

How to Reset Title Bar Timer
  • Long press "CLR" button. This will reset the timer shown in the title bar.

How to Clean the Input

  • While typing cards you can use "CLR" button before "Enter", this will clean the input line before entering cards for calculation. You can also use "CLR" button to clear last entered card.
  • To drop the entire cards set press "C/Off" button.

Choosing a Strategy for Advisor
  • Press "spades" button 3 times and follow with the strategy code (from 2 to 6).
  • Available strategies

    • 2 - "never fold"

    • 3 - "free fly"

    • 4 - "regular"

    • 5 - "tight"

    • 6 - "only bests"

  • If you want to save your money first start with "only bests" strategy. You will fold a lot, but your winnings will be most ensured. Other strategies are basically decreasing fold and raise levels allowing you to play in less safe situations.
  • Default strategy is "regular" which is found as most practical and most common.

Turning Calculator Off
  • Long press on "C/Off" button will turn application off.

--- Enjoy!

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Got iPhone? Got Texas Hold'em Poker Calculator too

International Language Machines Ltd. together with Androphic releases latest version of THCalc (Texas Hold`em Poker Calculator) available for iPhone, iPod Touch and Apple's newest device - the iPad.

This application calculates your wining probabilities based on cards entered in and number of players. Wining probability is summing pure wins and ties probabilities, also shown on the screen. It tells if your WP is increasing or decreasing and how many of your pocket cards are used for your best hand.
Calculator advices "FOLD", "CALL" or "RAISE". Advices are taken according to the calculation results and thresholds statistically collected, analyzed and carefully selected for practically best play. If advice is "FOLD" - calculator changes it's color to red, if "RAISE" - to green.
Gives extremely accurate results and specially optimized for iPhone Mobile devices.
It is very good instrument for new and professional poker players.

How to?

To perform calculations you have to enter your cards and number of players. Buttons "p+" and "p-" increment and decrement number of players. To enter the card first press right card button ("2" to "A"), then chose the suit ("Spades" to "Clubs"). After filling your pocket, flop, turn or river just press "Calculate" and get the calculation results. "CLR" button cleans the input. "C/Off" button resets the calculation. Long press on "C/Off" also turns calculator off. Setting "Autocalc" check box allows automatic calculation to be performed after each card typed in.

That is basically it. To get the THCalc calculator on your iPhone go to the market and search for "THCalc".

Good luck!