Mobile App Review: The Preflop Advantage

By Robbie Strazynski
January 07, 2020

One of the biggest leaks tournament poker players have is playing incorrect preflop ranges. By playing weak ranges, it causes them to end up in difficult post-flop situations with marginal hands. When you play solid, balanced preflop ranges your post-flop decisions become much easier to make and your win rate will increase. If you have ever been left wondering if you made the correct preflop decision or just want to freshen up on your understanding of preflop ranges, the folks over at Poker Masterminds have just what you need.

The Preflop Advantage is a mobile app created specifically for tournaments player who are looking to develop solid preflop fundamentals and develop a better understanding of how they should be constructing their preflop ranges. The app is available for both iOS and Android devices and features 625 preflop tournament ranges for 9 different preflop situations. It is intuitively designed, easy to use, and the perfect companion for both live and online play so you can check and see what ranges you should be playing at the poker tables.

How ranges were constructed

The ranges featured by The Preflop Advantage were created using PioSolver, MonkerSolver, HRC, and Poker Snowie and are designed to give you the winning preflop edge so you can go deeper in tournaments and win more money. In other words, this app gives you the same ranges the pros are playing without spending an arm and a leg on a poker training site. Plainly put, if you play tournament poker, this app is for you.

Features and usability

One of the best things about the app is its simplicity and ease of use. The 625 preflop ranges are broken down into the following 9 preflop situations:

  • Open Raising
  • Flatting / 3 Betting
  • Multi – Way
  • Rejamming
  • Calling Rejams
  • Push / Fold
  • Blind vs. Blind
  • BB Defending
  • Advanced Limping

Each situation has ranges for each position and stack size that are accessible by tapping the relevant button on the screen.

Preflop Advantage Range Screenshots

Preflop Advantage Range Screenshots

There is also a little button on the top right corner that (when tapped) gives you information about the current preflop situation you are viewing. It gives you the basics of what the situation is, what sizing to use, and some common adjustments you can make.

Who is the app for?

The Preflop Advantage mobile poker app would be a beneficial tool for any serious tournament player who is looking to take their game to the next level. Whether you’ve already got tons of experience under your belt or have just started out on your poker path, The Preflop Advantage can help you become a better tournament player by giving you a solid preflop foundation which translates to easier post-flop decisions and an increased win rate. In short, if you play tournament poker, this app is for you!

Pricing / Availability

The Preflop Advantage app is optimized to be used on both tablets and Smartphones and will run on both iOS and Android devices. All the program’s ranges are stored locally on your device, which means you don’t even need an internet connection in order to use it. Once downloaded from the App Store or Google Play it is available to use anywhere, anytime.

There are 2 different versions of the app, The Preflop Advantage and The Preflop Advantage Lite with the former being a full, paid version ($49.99) and the latter being a limited, free version.

Preflop Advantage iOS Screenshots

Preflop Advantage iOS Screenshots

Preflop Advantage Android Screenshots

Preflop Advantage Android Screenshots


The Preflop Advantage is the perfect tool to help tournament players get a better understanding of solid preflop ranges. The app is well designed with a clean, easy-to-use interface making it easy to check and review ranges in between hands while you’re at the tables. It has a preflop range for just about every spot and stack size imaginable, so you are never left guessing if you made the right decision or not.

At just $49.99 this app is a steal, especially when you consider the relative cost versus a poker training course, which could be even more than 20x as high. If you’re a tournament poker player, there is really no reason not to buy this app. We’re sure  of two things:

  • proper use of the app will solidify your fundamentals, enabling you to make deeper tournament runs
  • even if you don’t immediately start running deeper into the money immediately, you’ll quickly appreciate the app’s value, in terms of how much better you’ll feel and see you’ve begun to play poker

The Preflop Advantage is one of the best preflop apps on the market and one that will surely pay for itself over and over again. Do yourself and your bankroll a favor and get this app!



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Robbie Strazynski

Robbie founded in 2009. A veteran member of the poker media corps, in addition to writing and video presenting, Robbie has hosted multiple poker podcasts over the years, including Top Pair, the Red Chip Poker Podcast, The Orbit, and the CardsChat Podcast. In 2019, Robbie translated the autobiography of Poker Hall of Famer Eli […]


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