A compelling game with infinite replayability, Wordking should supplant traditional poker on the national circuit.
If already own a previous game in the series, or you prefer 3D environments and games that test skill rather than chance, you'd be better off taking your bets elsewhere.
Sierra has done an admirable job of creating a sharp and faithful rendition of poker.
5-Card Draw Multiplayer
If you enjoy poker, 5-Card Draw Multiplayer is simply a must-have game.
Poker Superstars Invitational Tournament
Although the presentation isn't the best, and the interface is a little cramped, Poker Superstars Invitational Tournament is definitely one of the better poker games available.
World Poker Tour: Texas Hold 'Em
Play like the pros in World Poker Tour: Texas Hold 'Em on the Nintendo DSiWare service.
Hoyle Blackjack is a full-featured blackjack simulation that captures many of the elements of gambling in a real casino.
Tik's Texas Hold 'Em
Tik's Texas Hold 'Em offers a competent artificial intelligence for computer players, and a veritable wealth of options for games.
6 Shooter Showdown: Poker
It may make you shake your head from time to time, but 6 Shooter Showdown: Poker is still a lot of fun to play.
World Championship Poker 2: Featuring Howard Lederer
World Championship Poker 2 is a poker game featuring several professional players and online multiplayer modes.
Monopoly Casino (1999)
Monopoly Casino takes an upbeat approach to traditional casino games.
Optimal Video Poker
If video poker's your thing, laying down some chips on this game is a very smart bet.
World Series of Poker Deluxe Casino Pak
With this game you can have the thrill of gambling without the financial misery of defeat.
Phil Hellmuth's Texas Hold 'Em
Phil Hellmuth's Texas Hold 'Em is filled with options and is a very engrossing play for poker fans.
Def Jam's Ce-Lo is a cute little pastime that'll probably interest anyone who's into the hip-hop scene.
Hoyle Casino 2001
Sierra's latest gambling game in the popular Hoyle series offers everything you would expect from a solid and addictive virtual casino game.
Downtown Texas Hold 'Em (2004)
Downtown Texas Hold 'em certainly isn't as full-featured as some of its competitors, but it succeeds nonetheless in its limited scope by presenting a clean, functional interface and challenging opponents.
World Poker Tour (2005)
World Poker Tour lets you play multiple variations of poker against professional players.
Blackjack Pro / Video Poker Pro
This two-in-one casino game sports a very professional look and many options, which may help you forget about its lack of connectivity and detailed instructions.