The Blind Stealing the Blinds: The Best Card Game for the Sight Impaired

[] Belmont, Massachusetts – ThetaPhone today is proud to announce the release of THETA Poker Pro 1.8.3, an update to their popular Texas Hold’em game for iOS devices and Apple TV. Since its initial release in 2013, THETA Poker Pro has been one of the best iOS games for the blind and visually impaired. VoiceOver users been very enthusiastic and their excellent suggestions have helped make the app extremely accessible. Now you can play the strongest, fastest, and most configurable Texas Hold ‘Em app on your fourth generation Apple TV as VoiceOver announces all of the poker action:

“I have been looking for an App like this since I got my first iOS device in December 2011. Finally, it is here! A single-player (bot-driven) poker app for iOS, THETA Poker Pro, fully accessible and usable with VoiceOver.” – Mario Lang (The Blind Guru).

“I’d like to thank the developer for the awesome accessibility of the app, I’ve learned how to play poker with this app and I’m now reading some books to try to get better!” – Matheus Rheine (AppleVis).

“This game is very accessible… I give it five stars… I really admire when a developer makes a great game and makes it accessible. This is lots of fun and I can’t stop playing it!” – Dave728nc ( audio review and App Store review).

“This game provides an excellent way to improve your poker skills. The developer has also done an excellent job making this game accessible with the voice over screen reader.” – ground024 (App Store review, October 7, 2015).

THETA Poker Pro Features:

Simple But Challenging Gameplay:
No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em is truly a “minute to learn, a lifetime to master”. The game that Doyle Brunson deemed “the Cadillac of poker” is featured in the Main Event of the World Series of Poker and the World Poker Tour. Your Siri remote control gives you access to endless hours of poker fun with THETA Poker Pro’s efficient betting mechanism. Simply swipe down on the Dpad to fold, click to check or call, or swipe up to bet or raise.

Powerful But Configurable AI:
THETA Poker Pro brings the strongest poker AI from the iOS App Store to Apple TV but provides a wide range of skills to play against to provide a suitable opponent for even a complete beginner. Start at the Easy difficulty level and work your up as your Hold ‘Em skills improve.

Quick But Adjustable Play Speed:
With no timers on your actions, you can play as leisurely as you want or power through hundreds of hands per hour. Because of Apple TV’s focus feature, gameplay is just as efficient for VoiceOver users on the Apple TV as it is on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Computer opponents are always there for you whether you want to play just a few hands or an entire multi-table tournament.

Other Highlights:
Developed by poker players for poker players, THETA Poker Pro’s unparalleled realism begins with human-like AI and includes blind and payout schedules, chipping up, table balancing, dead buttons, tighter bubble play, optional rabbit hunting, and more. Online-like features include heads-up displays to show how your opponents are playing and complete hand recaps that recount every action of the current hand. Career Mode takes you automatically through progressively larger and more difficult tournaments, but you can also configure your own knockout tournaments, shootout events, and ring games by adjusting the buyin amount, the size of the blinds, and much more.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch (supports Apple TV)
* Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later (tvOS 9 or higher)
* Universal Application
* 66.0 MB

Pricing and Availability:
THETA Poker Pro 1.8.3 is $3.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. THETA Poker Pro is a Universal Purchase, so one small price gets you this amazing game on all of your Apple TV, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch devices. No ads. No in-app purchases.THETA Poker Pro 1.8.3
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Located in Belmont, Massachusetts, ThetaPhone was founded in 2008 by Robert Jen and is dedicated to developing awesome apps for Apple TV, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. All Material and Software (C) 2016 ThetaPhone / All Rights Reserved. Apple, Apple TV, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, iOS, and tvOS are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.

###Robert Jen
Independent Developer
United States
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