PokerTimer is a poker tournament timer that keeps track of the blinds/antes and the amount of time left for levels and breaks during a poker tournament. A custom blind and ante structure can be defined for a given tournament and audible alerts, as well as vibrations, will indicate when levels and breaks have expired.
Licensing Conditions PokerTimer is available for free, but cannot be redistributed, and the source code is not open source. Donations are always welcomed and much appreciated. Go HERE to donate.
Installation No special instructions are required. PokerTimer should install fine using the SDK method.
Editing tournament settings:
- From the General Settings screen, click the Levels or Breaks arrow buttons to open and close the respective Levels and Breaks drawer.
- Lengths of levels and breaks are adjusted using an Integer Picker. Valid values are between 1 and 120.
- Vibrate counters are also set using an Integer Picker. Valid values are between 1 and 10.
- Custom alerts are set by clicking the Custom Alert checkbox and clicking the Select button once it becomes enabled. This will bring up file picker that will allow you to select any audio file on the device. Make sure you select an audio file that is only a few seconds in length. DO NOT SELECT a song that will last a few minutes and exceed the level or break length.
- To active breaks, slide the Active toggle button to the On position.
- To define how many levels must be played before a break, click the Levels Between Breaks Integer Picker. Valid values are between 0 and 10.
- To begin the tournament, click the Start Tournament button.
Setting up a new tournament structure:
- From the General Settings screen, click on the app menu and select the Edit Blinds menu item. This will bring up the Blinds screen.
- To add a level, click the Add Level row, at the bottom of the blinds/Ante list, and fill in the desired values in the Add Level dialog.
- To edit a level, click the row to be edited and fill in the desired values in the Edit Level dialog.
- To delete a row, slide the row to be deleted to the left or right. This will expose the Delete and Cancel buttons for that row. Click Delete to delete the row and Cancel to cancel the delete operation.
- When the tournament structure is defined, perform a "back" gesture to return to the General Settings screen.
The Tournament Screen has many options for managing the clock and levels. Below is a description of these:
- The Pause Timer menu item and button will pause the current level or break timer. The Resume Timer menu item or button must be clicked to restart the timer.
- The Next Level menu item will end the current level/break and move onto the next level. The next level could be a playing level or a break, depending on the General Settings.
- The Close Tournament menu item will close the tournament, effectively ending it. The "back" gesture will not close the tournament screen.
- Clicking the Tournament header button will open/close the Tournament Info drawer. The Rest Level button in this drawer will start the timer for the current level/break to its initial value.
- The Donk Alert button, will notify the players at the table that you are about to make a very donkish play or that you think they are:-)
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Seller: Jim Athanasiou
Updated: February 9, 2010