HoldingNuts is an open source multi-platform poker client and server.
You can play the popular Texas Hold’em variant with people all over the world, meet your friends, run your own games and even setup your own poker-network.


  • Lobby/Foyer
    • Chat with other players
    • Gamelist filters and gameinfo panel
    • Server connection history
  • Table
    • Auto-actions: Auto-Fold, Auto-Check and Auto-Call
    • Quick-bet-buttons: 1/4-pot, 1/2-pot, Pot-size bet, …
    • Ability to sitout
    • Display strength of your hand at the table
    • Chat with other players
    • Configurable centralized table view (player is always in a central position)
    • Support for different card decks (4-color deck, 2-color deck)
    • Taking screenshots of the table
    • Sounds (usual table sounds and notification sounds)
  • Internationalization (i18n) – support for several languages
    • Dutch
    • English
    • German
    • Japanese
    • Romanian
    • Russian
  • Highly configurable – Options are configurable via a settings dialog or config-file
  • Supports logging into file
  • and much more…


  • Easy to setup an own server
  • Poker variant Texas Hold’em (more variants planned)
  • Sit’n’Go games with up to 10 players (multi-table tournaments planned)
  • Support for numerous simultaneous games
  • Players can create their own games
  • Support for private, password protected games
  • If a player accidently disconnected he can re-connect and join his running games
  • Highly configurable – Options are configurable via config-file
  • Support for running multiple server instances with independent configuration
  • Can be configured at runtime
  • Server statistics
  • Flood protection
  • Supports logging into file
  • and much more…
Category: Game, Poker
Platform: Ubuntu / Mint, Debian, Gentoo, ArchLinux, +source
LinuxProgs rating: 8/10
Source / download:

Leave a Reply