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Tom Pinone

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"Even though the money wasn't real I still got a thrill from collecting a big win."
Electron User

"It can be quite rewarding to bluff your way through a hand."
The Micro User


You are in a noisy, smoky saloon bar with six seasoned poker players. One of them, maybe evil-looking, cigar-smoking Black Jake, deals out seven hands of five cards each. From then on you are on your own with $1000 dollars to lose. First the betting goes around the table until everyone has stopped raising the stake or dropped out of the game. Then you can change up to three of your cards to make a better hand, and the betting continues. When the betting is over, the cards are shown and the best hand wins. If everyone else has thrown in their hand the last player wins but won't show you his hand. The next round then starts with another dealer. Moll, the attractive barmaid, serves the drinks and also gives advice if asked!

Full instructions and rules of play are provided in the game and the computer will even decide which of your cards to change should you wish to change them. A word of warning: don't assume that your fellow players are beginners - they probably bluff and double-bluff far better than you ever will!

Warning - this game can seriously damage your wealth!


Cover Art Language(s): English
Compatibility: BBC Model B, BBC Model B+, BBC Master 128, Acorn Electron
Release: Professionally released On Cassette
Original Release Date: 1st Nov 1986
Links: Everygamegoing,

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Poker (Cassette)
Poker (5.25" Disc)