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by Denisha Mountford (2020-02-06)


The main difference between poker and almost every other casino game is that poker is just not played against the house - it is played against other players.

Although the basics of the game are simple - examining your hand and guessing exactly what the other players may have - playing the game well (winning) can involve complex strategies and psychological ploys.

There are actually myriad versions of poker though the basic hierarchy of winning hands is the same:

Royal Flush: A, K, Q, J and 10 of the exact same suit.

Straight Flush: Five cards, all of the same suit and in sequence. As an example, 9, 8, 7, 6 and 5 of hearts.

Four of a Kind: Four cards of the same rank. For instance, four tens, four aces, etc. The other card or cards don't count.

Full House: Three cards of the same rank and 2 cards of another rank. For example, three jacks and two fives or three sevens and 2 threes, etc.

Flush: Five cards of the same suit in no particular order. One example is five hearts, five clubs, five spades, five diamonds.

Straight: Five cards in sequence regardless of suit. For example, 7, 8, 9, 10 and Jack or 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

Three of a Kind: Any three cards of the exact same rank. By way of example, three fives, three jacks, three aces, etc.

Two Pair: Two cards of one rank and 2 cards of another rank with one remaining card. For instance, 8-8, 5-5 and 9 or J-J, 6-6 as well as a, etc.

One Pair: Two cards of the sane rank and three remaining unmatched cards. One example is K-K, 3, 9, Q or 7-7, 5, 10, A, etc.

Five card draw or traditional best online poker gambling agency: Each player is dealt five cards and dependant on the rules of a particular game, can exchange up to four of the originally dealt cards for new ones. From then on, the player must stick with the new hand for the rest of the game, either betting, calling or folding.

In seven card stud, players are each dealt three cards down and one card face up, followed by the first round of betting, the "bring in". The first bet is placed through the player with either the highest or lowest face up card, based on the guidelines of that particular game. After the first bet, following bets often be made by the player with the highest showing hand.

The fifth and sixth cards are dealt face up as well as the player with the highest showing hand makes a bet after the fifth card. Again, the player with the highest showing hand after the sixth face up card is dealt has the option to bet. If that player decides to call, the next highest hand player will take up the option to bet or call - and so forth down the line. Each time a bet is placed, any player in turn has the choice to call, raise or fold.

The seventh and final card is dealt face down and initiates another round of calling, betting, raising or folding. Dealing and betting, calling, etc. is performed clockwise around the table.