World Championship Poker is a series of poker video games first developed by Coresoft and released in 2005 by Crave Entertainment. The series capitalizes on the recent popularity of poker due to the successful World Series of Poker.
The first title of the series, World Championship Poker received generally favorable reviews when it was released. GameSpot criticized the title for its lack of refinement but acknowledged its multiplayer appeal. The GameCube version was cancelled. 
In North America, the standard edition of the game carries an Everyone rating from the ESRB, but the special edition which includes the bonus Howard Lederer Tells All DVD carries a Mature rating.