Show them all, the Governor is not to be trifled with! Where have you been all those years? Lots of things have changed. Cities have grown, new people arrived... It’s all good, but some things cannot be accepted just like that! Howdy! Finally it’s there, Governor of Poker 2!
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Very Positive (131 reviews) - 87% of the 131 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 11, 2010

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Buy Governor of Poker 2 - Premium Edition

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The Premium Edition includes:

  • 6 extra cities
  • 10 extra poker locations
  • 5 more Notorious opponents to defeat
  • 5 extra player colours to choose from
  • Extra ‘Pro’ difficulty mode
  • Quick poker game against all 9 Notorious players
  • Unique interactive wallpaper (Windows)
  • Downloadable theme music

About This Game

Show them all, the Governor is not to be trifled with!
Where have you been all those years?

Lots of things have changed. Cities have grown, new people arrived...

It’s all good, but some things cannot be accepted just like that!

Howdy! Finally it’s there, Governor of Poker 2! And for the real Governors of Poker, we offer an even more packed Premium Edition with lots and lots of extra’s!

Lots more cities to conquer and tournaments to play, interactive wallpaper, downloadable theme music, an extra ‘Pro’ difficulty mode and more….

Do you want it all? Then get ready for the most exciting adventure in the Wild West!
Governor of Poker 2 starts where the first game ended, but nothing is what it seems to be.

A new Dallas government has entered and decided to put a ban on all poker games and consider the game to be illegal. What’s even worse… you lost your title of Governor of Poker because of all this!
It’s up to you to convince the minister of the Texas gambling committee and show him poker is all about skills!
Fight the ban on Poker!

Learn how to play the best poker with the poker-tutorial. Play all new tournaments up to 120 opponents in 19 cities and 27 poker locations. You can choose to play all new poker tournaments, including a bounty hunter game, where you win cash prices when eliminating an opponent or play against a whole team of players! Organize your own tournaments, get loans at the bank. Travel by train, river casino boat or stage coach and play another game while travelling. Claim your transport and special locations like oilfields and mines. Buy the hats that suit you best or to get admitted to new locations. Judge your opponents based on new emotions, including nervous, on fire, steamy and tilt.
Finally defeat the 9 best Notorious players to reclaim your title!
Let’s get on the train to Amarillo now and show them what you’ve got!

Governor of Poker 2 offers:

  • A whole new Wild West story
  • 13 cities and 17 poker locations to play
  • Large tournaments up to 120 players in lots of new places
  • A renewed poker engine
  • More variety in opponents
  • A poker tutorial
  • Dozens of new hats to show off
  • Options to organize your own tournaments
  • Lots of new achievements and awards
  • An exciting challenge to reclaim the title of Governor

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 98SE, 2000, ME, XP, Vista
    • Processor: Pentium III, 1200 MHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 16 Mb video card
    • DirectX®: 8 or later
    • Hard Drive: 90 MB
    • Sound: onboard soundcard or soundblaster
Helpful customer reviews
1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2015
I need more chips.
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39 of 42 people (93%) found this review helpful
25.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 16, 2013
Lets get this straight. I don't play poker or any other games similar to that in real life nor did i ever like the idea of playing. But:

+This game is awesome! Firstly i got it on sale for 5euro (Premium Edition).
+Easy to learn even for noobs like me. (Has a full tutorial about poker)
+Its not JUST poker..its poker with Storyline!
+Combines the storyline and buying stuff(hats for your character,houses for rent) with the thrill of playing a card game.
+Has achievements which even for me are fun!
+Time passes nicely

-No multiplayer :(
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31 of 33 people (94%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 3, 2015
Governor of Poker 2 is an enjoyable poker game set in the Wild West, that offers more than just poker. There's a long campaign where you travel to different cities, play in various tournaments, encounter a variety of different opponents (including notorious ones), purchase buildings, and best of all, you get to buy new hats!

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A big feature of real poker is the tells on your opponents faces, but in this game you don't see faces, just hats! In spite of this, the game does a pretty good job of giving different personalities to the characters through their voices and actions, and there are tells in the form of comments they make and other information, such as getting steamy when they lose.

A big part of the game is travelling to different cities and buying buildings, which provide you with passive income. At first you can only make money from playing poker, but once you own a reasonable number of buildings you have a steady income trickling in. The idea is to build up your reputation and take over different cities. You can borrow money from the bank if necessary, or sell buildings if you have any, and of course, you can buy new hats. New hats impart some personality to the players and allow you to enter new tournaments.

The gameplay is fairly fast paced, it's an ideal game for a quick poker fix, but I'm not sure whether the cards played are truly random and whether the AI cheats or not. Some reviews claim that it does. I'm not experienced at poker so I can't really tell, but as a casual player the gameplay seems decent to me, even though I find it pretty hard to win, even on the standard level. The Telltale poker games are a lot more fun if you want personality and banter, but for a simple poker fix, this does the job and is better than other poker games I've tried. There's no multiplayer, so look elsewhere if that's what you want, but it provides a good single player experience

The graphics are fairly basic, and low res too, but they're functional and pleasant to look at. There are free versions of this you can play on the internet but this version, the premium edition, provides more depth.

Overall I'd recommend this game for casual players, especially because of the extra interest that the campaign provides. Serious poker players may want to look elsewhere though.
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13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
35.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 19, 2013
If you're decent at poker you will find this game pretty fun. I havent gotten too far but so far I'm breezing through the first city. Too bad there's no steamworks achievments :/ I've got tons of in-game trophies and awards for special senarios thatd be cool to show em off on my profile/newsfeed ect, oh well. I wouldn't pay full price but at %75 off this is well worth it!
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11 of 14 people (79%) found this review helpful
38.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 30, 2014
21 hours in, really enjoying the game, while it is "just Texas Hold em", the "RPG" elements keep it lively and want to keep me playing to be able to buy "one more house" or "get one more mine", or beat one more "boss". I am probably 2/3 to 3/4 of the way through. The PC players are varied enough to keep it interesting as well (bluff a lot), occasionally make bad bets but it seems random enough to make it like playing a bunch of friends. Fun casual game that is keeping my interest.

Edit - 38 hours to finish the game and become "Governor of Texas". Could play a bit more if I wanted to complete all the in-game achievements. I continue to enjoy this game!
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