Wine is a software that can help players to play poker on Linux. People use Wine software to run windows poker clients on their Linux Machines. Many of them want to use Linux as their regular operating system, but still have online poker games they would like to play which sometimes run better in Windows. There are some common issues that may crop up and need to be eliminated when you try to run Poker Games for Windows on your Linux Computers.
One problem is that after the installation, the poker client will not run due to lack of some files. Sometimes, these are DLL files or others. When the message prompts, telling you bout the missing files, you must consider it. Search the internet or a Windows computer for these files and put them into your System32 folder under the Wine software folders. This will handle any DLL issues that you are facing.
Another issue is that certain features of poker software do not seem to be working properly. For this, you can search WineHQ and read the comments about that specific poker game. Basically, these will give you some tips on what settings exactly need to be changed to optimize so that you can run this game. Sometimes, there are certain patches that can be used to install and configure the game settings so that they can run better. The more popular a poker game is typically indicative the faster and better it will run with Wine on Linux. You can find all these notes on the site so that you can know exactly what to do.
Although these tips should help, it's not always a complete solution as some things are really not going to work at all. Finding a poker game designed for a Linux operating system and hoping that it will work without issues is not to be expected. The process is getting easier and expectantly one day will be done without much troubleshooting.