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Running Optirol (Windows program) on Linux using Wine

Few months back I tried running Windows program on Linux and it was closer to fail than to succeed feeling. So this time, I tried Wine. Installation of Wine was simple through "Ubuntu Software". On first try, I got error about missing Mono project. After googling problem, I found nice solution.

sudo apt-get install winetricks
winetricks dotnet45
After doing that, with many error messages, dot Net was installed so I executed:

wine Optirol.exe
To my shock, it actually does work:

The only thing that does not work properly seems to be OpenGL:

Little bummer, because seeing 3D graphs is pretty, but the rest seems to work just fine.