Governor of Poker Game Review

Few years ago, poker was a game that was played by dedicated fans of the game only. But today, millions of people from around the world are able to enjoy this fantastic game of skill and chance online. There are a number of social platforms which offer poker gaming. These games can be played on your browser, tablets and smartphones. So no matter where you are, you can have fun playing poker as long as you are connected to the internet.

Some time back, a new poker game was launched that was called “Governor of Poker”. The game became so popular that today it is played by millions of players worldwide. There are many things about Governor Poker which make it different and worth your time. Here’s a quick review of the game.

Governor of poker story

Created by Youda Camper, the original Governor Poker is based on winning the game of poker and buying properties. The game is set in San Saba which is a small Texas town. So with some money in your pocket, you look out to do something big. You come across a saloon where a poker tournament is going to be held. When you win, you increase your reputation and at the same time buy properties in the town. As your reputation increases, you will be invited to more and more poker tournaments. The idea basically comes down to winning as many games in order to buy the whole town. Winning poker games gives you money, reputation, the ability to buy property and also the chance to make headlines in the local newspapers.


In order to play a game of poker, you can choose from saloons that are unlocked. For each saloon, there are different requirements when it comes to how much money you need to have before you can play poker in that saloon. There are three difficulty settings with very little difference between them. The core of the game is classic Texas Hold ‘Em which means that the game offers an enjoyable play experience. The rules are followed in a good manner and it is easy to view the current pot and cards situation. Depending on what your experience is with the game of poker, you can choose a difficulty level. It is also possible to select a quick game that can be played once off with more options for locations and players, however, all these extra features unlock as a result of playing more of the main game.

There are two ways to play the game. Firstly, you have the quick poker mode and then you have the campaign mode. If you enter the quick playing mode, you will get into action straightaway, but you won’t have the opportunity to invest in properties. However, when you enter the campaign mode, you can win cash and buy properties. You will start with one property and you will have to climb the ladder to buying the entire Texas. Because the game has three different difficulty levels, you can choose one that is most suitable for you depending on your skill and experience level. The difficulty settings allow amateur players to learn the game of poker while having fun at it. Each of the towns in Texas has a different number of properties. In order to supplement your winnings, each of the properties you own generates a certain amount of money on a daily basis.


During the game session, players are displayed from the overhead view. Basically, all you can see while playing the game is their big cow boy hats and hands. The graphics are quite realistic due to the hand and body movements. This adds a really nice touch to the game. One of the most fascinating things about the game is that the characters or players have visual and verbal “tells”. This means that it is quite possible to tell a player has strong or weak cards based on how the player acts or responds. Once you are able to figure out the code, the game will be much more fun and interesting. You can even bluff and see the reaction of the other players and you can even make them play badly. It is also possible to see steam coming out from the ears showing that they are really furious.

Governor of Poker 2

The long awaited sequel to the hugely popular Governor Poker game is also here. One of the nicest things about this game is the storyline. The governor has just announced that poker is illegal and the game shall only be made legal if he is convinced that the game is entirely based on skill and not chance. Your aim is to travel to different towns and cities in Texas and spread the word about the game so more people join in and you are able to change the mind of the governor to make the game legal.

Although the story does not hold much importance when playing a game of poker, it adds a bit of thrill to the game. So just like in most of the other poker games, the majority of your time is spent at the poker table. In the Governor of Poker 2, the same style poker which is Texas Hold ‘Em poker is used. However, the process has been streamlined in order to make the game easy to understand. There is a detailed tutorial also available with this game that explains everything about the game so if you are a new player, you will find this tutorial very helpful. You can learn the basics of the game and how you can improve your chances of winning.

At the top corner of the game screen, you can also find the cheat sheet which you can use during the game to check what possible hands you have and how they are related to each other. The commands are easy to understand so you will always know what options you have. The ability to keep an eye on the reaction of your opponents is also helpful as you will be able to know what move to make next. For example, you will see how they drum their fingers impatiently and even sweat nervously. Basically, how they react has a large effect on how others on the poker table play their game.

In this version of Governor Poker, there are two types of games which you can play. These include organized tournaments and cash games. If you have enough cash you can play one tournament each day. About the cash games, there are no prizes for second or third place. The winner takes everything. When playing cash games, you also have the ability to bet with property along with chips. However, when playing tournaments, three of the top players get the money.

Just like in the previous game, your earnings in poker games can be used to buy properties. So each day, you can earn a certain amount of income that can help you progress to the next city. If you don’t have enough money to play poker, you can always sell your property. You can also take out a loan, but you can’t buy a property if you are already in debt. It is important to think and play the game wisely because wrong decisions can be really costly. If you make wrong choices, you will have no property or assets in the end.

If you have played Governor of Poker before, you will find that its sequel has a good balance of being simple and easy to understand as well as being realistic. Governor of Poker 2 is not much different from its predecessor, but it is an excellent game for all types of poker fans. The animations are great and so are the characters. Although you just get to see their hats and not their faces, there is definitely a certain amount of personality that you will get to notice.


Governor of Poker has an old west theme to it. When you start playing this game, your goal is to win money by playing poker so you can buy towns. Your opponents are computer generated and they all have their own tells and habits. It is also possible to take part in poker tournaments and earn more cash to buy even more cities in Texas. Governor Poker is perfect for anyone. Whether you are a beginner player or an expert player, the game is a great choice due to the different difficulty levels it has. If you are not in the mood for some property buying and just want to enjoy the thrill of poker, you can straightaway get into the quick play mode and just enjoy the game.

With a fantastic selection of animated characters, excellent sound effects and a great Texas atmosphere, Governor Poker is an addictive game. It is a perfect choice for fans of poker and Monopoly as well. Whether you have the skill or you don’t, you can challenge yourself in an exciting game of poker with Governor Poker.