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.
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.
Hoyle Blackjack is a full-featured blackjack simulation that captures many of the elements of gambling in a real casino.
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.
World Series of Poker Deluxe Casino Pak
With this game you can have the thrill of gambling without the financial misery of defeat.
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.
Hoyle Classic Card Games
Sierra does a nice job of bringing classic card games to the PC.
Hoyle Card Games 2001
If you're a fan of playing cards, Hoyle Card Games will inevitably keep you occupied for hours on end.
Poker Night 2
Poker Night 2 is the sequel to Poker Night where you play poker with a bunch of "weirdos" officially licensed, triple 'A' characters such as Claptrap, Brock Samson, Ash Williams, ...
World Series of Poker
World Series of Poker features sanctioned style poker games including Texas Hold'Em, 7 Card Stud, Omaha, and 5 Card Draw.
Dogs Playing Poker
Dogs Playing Poker might not be as clever or as funny as it could have been, but it's still a decent alternative to solitaire.
Hoyle Card Games
Hoyle Card Games offers a bevy of popular card games, but it doesn't appreciably advance the series beyond the previous game.
World Series of Poker: Tournament of Champions
You can learn tournament Poker from one of the masters, and even get your own face in the game.
Payout Poker & Casino
Payout Poker & Casino is a gambling game featuring five distinct casinos and standard games like roulette, poker, blackjack, and slots.
Leisure Suit Larry's Casino
The combination of the Leisure Suit Larry franchise and a casino game sounds like a match made in sleaze heaven.
World Championship Poker: Featuring Howard Lederer - All In
World Championship Poker returns, featuring a boosted roaster of additional players, Scenario Mode, Multi-table online tournaments, and a Reputation system.
Instead of offering a robust gambling simulation that'll help you hone your craft for a trip to a real casino, Microsoft Casino aims to re-create the Las Vegas experience itself.
Two Feet Texas Hold 'Em
Two Feet Texas Hold 'Em lets you set up a ring game, or a single-table tournament for you and up to nine computer opponents.
Put on your gameface and challenge 8 real life poker champions in Poker Superstars.
Caesars Palace 2000: Millennium Gold Edition
Caesar's Palace 2000: Millennium Gold Edition lets players try their luck at six card games, five slot machines, and other table games such as roulette and craps.