The best games with betting & bluffing 2023

Looking for a really good game of betting & bluffing? Then we have just the thing for you: the list with the best betting & bluffing games 2023.

What are betting & bluffing games?

Players wager money or resources to increase the chance of winning anyone's bet. Based on a random outcome, such as getting a higher number of cards or rolling a higher number of dice. Players usually have partial information about the general state of the game and can "bluff" by showing through their actions in the game that they are in a stronger position than they are. Conversely, players can "fold" or quit the contest and limit their losses to what they had already bet.

Examples of games with betting & bluffing

A good example of a betting & bluffing game is poker.

List of best betting & bluffing games 2023

This list was last updated on December 4, 2023. We compared 1603 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Ready Set Bet

    All details for the board game Ready Set Bet and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Ready Set Bet
    • 2 - 9 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. Wits & Wagers

    All details for the board game Wits & Wagers and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

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    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Mindbug: First Contact

    All details for the board game Mindbug: First Contact and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 15 - 25 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Downforce

    All details for the board game Downforce and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Downforce
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Perudo

    All details for the board game Perudo and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1993

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. Camel Up

    All details for the board game Camel Up and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2014

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. The Red Dragon Inn: Allies – Spyke and Flower

    All details for the board game The Red Dragon Inn: Allies – Spyke and Flower and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!40€ atAmazon.de
  8. Spicy

    All details for the board game Spicy and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Spicy
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!16€ atAmazon.de
  9. Celestia

    All details for the board game Celestia and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Celestia
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Celestia

    • YouTube Review for the game "Celestia" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  10. Tales & Games: The Hare & the Tortoise

    All details for the board game Tales & Games: The Hare & the Tortoise and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  11. Sheriff of Nottingham

    All details for the board game Sheriff of Nottingham and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 1.

    More details for Sheriff of Nottingham
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Sheriff of Nottingham

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sheriff of Nottingham" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  12. Wits & Wagers Party

    All details for the board game Wits & Wagers Party and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Wits & Wagers Party
    • 4 - 18 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  13. Fauna

    All details for the board game Fauna and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for Fauna
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. Feed the Kraken

    All details for the board game Feed the Kraken and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Feed the Kraken
    • 5 - 11 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. Oriflamme

    All details for the board game Oriflamme and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

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    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Winner's Circle

    All details for the board game Winner's Circle and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Winner's Circle
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Welcome to the Dungeon

    All details for the board game Welcome to the Dungeon and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Welcome to the Dungeon

    • YouTube Review for the game "Welcome to the Dungeon" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Welcome to the Dungeon" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  18. Wizard

    All details for the board game Wizard and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Wizard
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Gambit 7

    All details for the board game Gambit 7 and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 3 - 21 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  20. Clusterfight!

    All details for the board game Clusterfight! and similar games
    • 3 - 12 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  21. Der wahre Walter

    All details for the board game Der wahre Walter and similar games
    • 4 - 10 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • Immediately playable
  22. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: A Gemstone Mining Game

    All details for the board game Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: A Gemstone Mining Game and similar games
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  23. Ninja Academy

    All details for the board game Ninja Academy and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  24. Cloud 9

    All details for the board game Cloud 9 and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  25. Terra

    All details for the board game Terra and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  26. Felicity: The Cat in the Sack

    All details for the board game Felicity: The Cat in the Sack and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  27. Cursed Court

    All details for the board game Cursed Court and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. The Red Dragon Inn 7: The Tavern Crew

    All details for the board game The Red Dragon Inn 7: The Tavern Crew and similar games

    🔥 Deal: 24% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for The Red Dragon Inn 7: The Tavern Crew
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!41€ atAmazon.de
  29. Personal Preference

    All details for the board game Personal Preference and similar games
    • 2 - 16 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • Immediately playable
  30. Outta Control

    All details for the board game Outta Control and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

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