Furrykey, the essence of Poker is getting a good hand, when you have no choice on what you have in that hand, it is entirely left to chance.
However, in Five Card you have the ability to discard - you can choose to keep the A, K, Q and throw away the 3, 7 in the hopes of different cards, or scrap the entire hand if it's a complete wash.
I dislike Texas Hold'em because you have greater control over your hand in other Poker games, putting the power in your hands, instead of in your ability to calculate what you think your opponent is doing. This is to me especially important when you don't have opponents, but rather homunculi which, once understood, are beaten every time.
You get your kicks in the deception, I prefer the game itself.