Betting Games

The Betting Games genre covers a broad range of different games and many sub-genres, ranging from Betting Games such as "Wits & Wagers" and "Loco!", to Strategy Games such as "Trump: The Game", and everything in between.

Betting Games are also sometimes referred to as Strategy games, because the games often require need for strategy, tactics and careful thinking as well as some luck.

Loco! Loco! Scandinavian edition        $5.95
Play a card! Take a chip! You've just learned Loco! , the simplest and fastest card game you'll ever play! Get ready for countless hours of family fun with Loco!

Casanova Casanova         $16.75
Casanova had two great passions: anybody can guess the first, now it's time to discover the second one. Casanova, a "seductive" bet-and-raise game with cards and dice for 2 to 4 players, set in the fascinating XVIII century Venice.

Colossal Arena Colossal Arena         List: $19.95 $15.95 (20% savings!)
Reiner Knizia's Colossal Arena is a reprint of the classic Titan: The Arena, published by the Avalon Hill game company. Colossal Arena features gorgeous new art and four brand-new creatures -- not included in the original...

Wits & Wagers $23.99

Wits & Wagers is a fast-paced party game with a unique combination of trivia, gambling, and social interaction. You're always involved in the action because everyone answers every question. Don't know the exact answer? It doesn't matter! Make your best guess. Then bet on the answer you think is closest to being correct, even if its not your own! That means you can win based on what you know or how well you know your friends. Big bets mean big payouts! Will you risk your chips on answers with high odds? Or save up for the dramatic All-In question?

Greyhounds $35.95

The fastest dog race in the world is about to start. The bookie calculates the ratios and the bets are placed.

The dogs rush across the racecourse. The players use their cards to try to steer the race in order to win as much money as possible. The bookie wants to pay out as little as possible and plays his cards to have the race come out in his favor.

At the end, the winner is the player with the most money.

Galileo $29.95

In this game, players look with Galileo through his telescope. The goal is to forecast how many stars or planets will light up the night sky. correct forecasts earn points. After all sky counters are uncovered, the player whose score is greatest will become master of the sky.

Thor $15.25

The wild Norse gods need to be calmed. With circumspection and understanding, you must select the correct sacrifice in order to finally attain the favour of the most powerful ones. But guard against Thor's anger, because his powerful hammer Mjöllnir can make even the gods falter.

Austin Poker $21.95 numbered limited edition of 1000

In Austin Poker, you will be playing four hands of five-card stud poker simultaneously out of your own deck of cards. Your initial draw is 11 cards. Out of these cards, you will choose your four hole cards and place them face down on your player mat. You will then choose your first show card for each hand and place them face down on the hole cards, leaving you with a hand of three. Each hand's show card is revealed and bid on separately. After all hands have been bid upon, players draw one card for each hand they have not folded. The next show cards are placed with their respective hands, face down. This play continues until all hands have been played to five cards. The winners receive the pots. Then, all players have the opportunity to purchase Bonus cards in the order they finished the poker phase. The bonus cards count toward the victory points required to win the game, as well as having abilities that help you on subsequent turns. At the tend of each turn, the money spent buying Bonus cards is divided equally among all of the players and the next turn begins.

Word Jam $7.95

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves are in front of the cave containing fabulous treasure. But of the magic word needed to open the cave... they remember only the consonants! A 'word' and 'betting' game for clever sultans.

Parlay $12.75

Make the best word and the best poker hand that you can from your cards. Stay and risk your points for a shot at bonuses, or play it safe and fold for guaranteed points. Have fun word bluffing opponents, but be careful; you might get your bluff called and get knocked out of the hand. Play Texas Hold’em, 5 Card Draw, and more!

Cincinnati $42.50

Have you ever been to a Casino? Here you can practice a few times and try your luck. In this game you can bet at three tables. But only the player who rolls the best dice combination can clear the table and get the big money. In addition to money you can also win genuine poker chips for extra throws or fight duels against fellow players. Whoever is the richest gambler at the end, wins.

Letter Hold 'em $7.95

This challenging contest will have you reaching for your chips and your dictionary! Letter Hold 'em follows the same basic structure as Texas Hold 'em, only the playing cards also have letters on them. Combine your cards to spell a word and make the best possible poker hand using only the cards in the word.

TriQuest! $47.95

Never before has a board game combined the exhilaration of Horse Racing with the atmosphere and sounds of the racetrack quite like TriQuest! As the jockey aboard your thoroughbred horse you must decide whether to bolt for the early lead, or to hold back and try to overtake tiring horses down the backstretch. Either way, you're riding a winner when you play TriQuest!