Poker Mavens 5.03

Poker Mavens ™ is an affordable play-money poker software system that allows anyone to run their own private poker site. The server module installs on any ordinary Windows PC and serves a free client module to your players. The client module is an HTML5 web app that runs in any modern desktop or tablet web browser, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, and Android systems, so the players have nothing to install on their end. It is also Unicode compatible and can be configured to display in virtually any language with the built-in translation table.


$29.95 - Lite
$99.95 - Pro
$499.95 - Gold



Free Trial

Play with friends and family located across town or across the globe in a social experience that can't be duplicated with other systems. Combined with a voice-over-internet program like Skype and it's almost like being together in person, except without the hassle of shuffling cards, counting out chips, or timing tournament levels!

Be the hero and start a poker club with work colleagues or with members of your hobby or sports organization. Link directly from your club web site, send email invitations with the built-in buddy system, or use the free directory listing located at www.PokerMavens.net to advertise your site.

Stop paying entry fees for a private table on commercial poker sites, which require all your players to have real-money accounts there. With your own Poker Mavens site, you create your own ring game tables and tournaments, with complete control over the blinds schedule, starting chips, and payout structure.

Basic Features

  • Play Texas Hold'em, Omaha, and Omaha Hi-Lo games in Limit, Pot-Limit, and No-Limit formats.
  • Play 7-Card Stud, Stud Hi-Lo, and Razz games in Limit format.
  • Play a mixed format, where any combination of other games can be played in rotation.
  • Ring (cash) game and tournament formats supported, two to ten players per table.
  • Tournaments played in freezeout, rebuy, or shootout format with customized blinds schedules and payout structures.
  • Satellite tournaments supported with ticket tokens used for payouts and buy-ins.
  • User accounts keep track of chip balances and player settings.
  • Email validation, password recovery, buddy lists, and blacklists available for access control.
  • Player interface contains a lobby window with lists of players and available tables, themed to your own color selection.
  • Poker tables contained in resizable windows with animated graphics, sound effects, and an instant message style chat area.
  • Players select from 64 available avatars to represent them at the table.
  • Information window with each table contains basic player statistics, hand histories, and an extended chat area.
  • Optional server listing at www.PokerMavens.net
  • Remote administration interface option allows you to control your server from a remote location through any web browser.
  • Application programming interface (API) allows you to control your server through an external program or web site.
  • Built-in language translation table allows you to run your site in virtually any Unicode-compatible language.

Trial Version Features

  • The Trial version is similar to the Lite Version but is restricted to 500 hands of Limit games and has a separate listing option at www.PokerMavens.net/trial.

Lite Version Features

  • The Lite version is limited to one live ring game table and one live tournament table at a time. It also does not have the custom graphics/sound/html, or rake options that are available in the Pro version.

Pro Version Features

  • Number of live tables limited only by system resources and available bandwidth (fast systems can support hundreds of players).
  • Multi-table tournaments.
  • Rake and entry fee options.
  • Custom graphics options lets you replace table images, seats, cards, chips, and avatars with your own.
  • Custom sound effects.
  • Web settings option lets you place ads or other custom HTML content around the sides of the playing surface.

Gold Version Features

  • The Gold version has all the same features as the Pro version but with the ability to remove or replace the Briggs Softworks branding in the HTML client. In addition, the Gold version includes both 32-bit and 64-bit editions, supports SSL encryption, and can play with fractional chip denominations as small as 0.01.

Server Module Requirements

  • Windows XP or later (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2012)
  • Internet connection or TCP/IP local area network
  • Two ports opened to players through local firewall and forwarded through a router if necessary

Player Client Module Requirements

  • HTML5 compatible web browser with WebSocket support: IE 10+, FireFox 11+ (Windows/Android), Chrome 14+ (Windows/Android/iOS), Opera 12.1+, Safari 6+ (Mac/iOS)
  • Internet connection or TCP/IP local area network
  • 800 x 600 or higher graphics resolution for desktops, 640 x 480 or higher for tablets