Ryan Dewsbury of Toronto is developing a multiplayer no-limit Texas Hold'em game, called GPokr, in Java using the Google Web Toolkit (GWT), which is a software development framework for Java developers to create AJAX applications. The latest version that Ryan has running is quite playable, though beware that it is still a work in progress.
It is easy to create a new player and get started, just enter a user name, email address and choose a password. While your user name is displayed to other players in the game, you will use your email address for login. Your winnings are stored in the database for when you return.
You are given 1,500 chips to start with, so grab a seat and join in the fun. There are only 10 seats available at present (remember, it's a work in progress), so if the table is full, you will have to wait for a seat to open.
Although I haven't yet tested the game with more than a couple of players, so far it seems like a decent first attempt at a game that has become a very popular pasttime. The fact that it is built using GWT is impressive, and I am looking forward to seeing the refinements Ryan makes to it, as well as his future projects. You might also like to visit Ryan's blog to keep up with what he's up to.