How to play Poker
Learning poker does not necessitate a degree in rocket science, but requires an understanding of the basics of the game, a strong sense of self-discipline and a positive mental attitude.
The basic hands are:
Royal Flush—10,J,Q,K,A of the same suit.
Straight Flush—5 cards of the same suit in numerical sequence.
Should two occur in the same round, the qualifying hand= highest numerical value
Four Of A Kind– 5 cards numerically ranked +another card of the same suit
Should two hands be in play the qualifying hand is determined by the highest suit
Full House—3 identical Face cards+ 1 pair any rank. Qualifying hand determined by highest face card
Flush—5 cards of same value—suit not a factor. Qualifier hand equals highest by numerical ranking.
Straight—5 cards in numerical order. Highest numerical ranking determines qualifying hand.
Three OF A Kind—3 cards of same rank + 2 random, non-pair cards.
Two Pair—5 cards having 2 pair (twins) + 1 other card.
One Pair—2 cards of same numerical rank + 3 cards any number or suit.
At the end of the round, if no player holds any of the above combinations, the player with the highest card count value wins the game.
Game On: Example: 5-Card Stud
Step 1: Each player must ante-up—place the maximum bet in the pot. At this point in our initial game in which the maximum bet is $1, each player would contribute this amount to the pot.
Step 2: Five cards are dealt one at a time, face down beginning with the player seated to the left of the dealer. The balance of the deck is placed face-down in the center of the table.
Step3: First player to the left of the dealer may opt to open the bidding with any amount below the betting limit. This player’s other option is to call “check” at which point play proceeds to the next player.
Step 4: Following the initial opening bid, the next player must
See—match the opening bid
Raise—See (match bid) and Raise (add additional bid to the pot)
Fold—place cards held face-down, forfeit any bets placed and cease playing in the round.
Step 5: At this point non-fold players may in turn discard a maximum of three cards face-down and
receive three new cards dealt face down.
Bidding resumes and play continues until all players elect to fold with the exception of one, who becomes the winner and collects the pot.
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