Playing Poker

The non-losing strategies and how to choose a game

Jean le Rond D’Alembert was born in Paris in 1717. He was an all round scholar – philosopher, mathematician, physicist and mechanician. He became a member of Academy of Sciences of Paris (1740)

Stud Poker Variants

The game is played usually by two to eight players. Before the cards are dealt each player places an initial bet. Then the dealer deals each player two face down cards and one face up.

Playing Poker in a Casino

Playing poker in a casino is not the same as playing the classic games at home. There are thousands of reasons to play the game of poker in public cardrooms and not at the kitchen table at your residence.

Hand Ranking

There are variation to the game, and what is considered as the highest ranking hand, but here we’ll take as our starting point games like Seven-card Stud and Texas Hold’em, which are played with a 52 card deck, and there is no joker.

Texas Hold ’em Poker

Texas hold ’em (or simply hold ’em or holdem) is the most popular of the community card poker games. It is the most popular poker variant played in casinos in the western United States, and its no-limit form is used in the main event of the World Series of Poker, widely recognized as the world championship of the game.

Omaha Hi/Lo Poker Game

Omaha High/Low is played in exactly the same manner as a regular game of Omaha High. However, in Omaha High/Low, the pot is split 50-50 between the best high hand and the best qualifying low hand, consisting of 5 cards of different values ranked 8 or lower.

Omaha High Poker Game

Omaha High is like Texas Hold’em, with only two exceptions: Players are dealt 4 cards instead of 2 and players must use 2 out of their 4 cards NO MORE and NO LESS to form their hand.

7 Card Stud Poker Game

Play proceeds as follows (“player” refers only to those who have not folded and are still in the game), with betting rounds in-between.

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