Below you'll find some great PokerListings tools to help with your poker experience. We'll continue to add new tools here to improve your game so check back regularly for the latest tools.
One of the most common questions beginner poker players ask is some variation of “What beats what?” For example:
I have Q♥ J♥, my opponent has K♥ 7♥, the board reads A♥ 9♥ 6♣ 4♦ 2♥. Who wins?
The answer, you’ll know once you’ve played poker for a little while, is pretty simple (Both players have a flush; Player 2 wins with an Ace-high flush).
If you’re just starting out in poker, though, scenarios like this can still be pretty confusing. That’s why we’ve built the ultimate hand-reading/argument settling poker tool.
Just enter your cards, your opponent’s cards and the cards on the board. The Which Hand Wins Calculator will instantly determine what your best five-card Texas Hold’em hand is and which player wins the pot.
If you’re ever played a poker home game you know this kind of situation - where people aren’t quite sure of the winner/hands in play - happens pretty often.
Get the PokerListings Which Hand Wins Calculator involved and you’ll solve the problem immediately.
Want to know your exact odds of winning, losing or spitting the pot in any poker scenario? PokerListings.com's Odds Calculator is here for you.
One of the most advanced poker odds calculators online, the PokerListings Odds Calculator works for Texas Holdem, Omaha, Omaha Hi-Lo, 7-Card Stud, 7-Card Stud Hi-Lo and Razz.
To use the poker odds calculator simply pick which poker game you're playing from the drop-down menu at the top left.
Add in the number of players in the hand and click on the appropriate cards in the virtual deck to fill in each player’s hand.
Add in the flop and turn cards, click "Get Odds" and boom! Instant odds for each player winning, losing or splitting the pot by the end of the hand at that moment.
Click the reset button to clear the current hands/odds and start over.
Want to run a super smooth, perfectly timed No-Limit Texas Hold'em tournament anywhere you want to?
The PokerListings Tournament Clock is the ideal tool to load up on the road, set up on the patio, use at the office or pull up on the big screen for your weekly home game.
With automatic, timed blind levels, an auto-set payout scale and dynamically adjusted features like average stack size, the PL Tourney Clock has everything you need for a seamless tournament finished in the exact amount of time you need it to.
If you want a tournament to run two hours, for example, just set the time frame and everything else is automatically set for you.
If you like a specific type of tournament you can also custom set anything you like - steep or flat prize structures, deep or turbo blind levels, rebuys or add-ons, etc. Tweak anything to your specific preferences and the other elements will automatically adjust accordingly.
One of the most confusing aspects of poker for the beginner? Side pots.
What they are. When they're in play. How much money should be in them. And who wins them when the hand is over.
Bascially, everything about them
Not anymore. The PokerListings Side Pot Calculator cuts through the confusion and breaks poker side pots down in seconds.
All you have to do is add in the amount of chips eahc player has put into the pot, hit "calculate" and you'll see exactly how the chips should be split between the main pot and any number of side pots.
By far our longest-standing and most popular poker tool, the PokerListings Question of the Day is the ultimate learning opportunity to take your game to the next level.
Why? Because it puts you right in the middle of specific game-play scenarios, asks you to pick your best option and then walks you through to the optimal decision.
Not everyone will agree with the "right" answer. But it's the process that's most important here - thinking through your opponent's range of hands, deciphering what the information available tells you and making the best poker decision based on multiple, diverse factors.
Real-life poker hands, real-life poker answers and one indispensable learning tool.
Click on the image to the right to access our full archive of Questions of the Day.
Just how well do you think you know the game of poker and its variations? And just how much are you willing to risk to test it?
The PokerListings Poker Quiz is a fast and fun way for fans to assess their general knowledge.
With a starting bankroll of $10 the aim is to bet and answer your way to a perfect $150 score.
Odds, rules and simple strategy understanding will be tested along the way but you're allowed to see the question before you make your bet.
Players can take the quiz as many times as they want to get a score they're satisfied with.
Click on the image to the right to give it a spin.