Pai Gow Poker Game Rules


Posted by Prince | Posted in Poker | Posted on 17-04-2010

Let us learn a several type of poker other than Texas hold’em, five card stud, five card draw and Omaha Hold’em. Yes, pai-gow poker. Now you need to be wondering that pai gow sounds a little Chinese; yes you are appropriate this casino game is a combination of the Chinese game pai gow and our very own US poker. Definitely this is not 1 of the most well-liked forms of poker but still it’s widely wagered. It could be bet by up to seven players.

It is bet with one deck of fifty-two cards, plus a joker. Curiously, the joker can be employed only as an ace, to complete a straight, a flush, a straight flush, or a royal flush. The significant element here to remember is apart from the usual ranking of hands we have one more winning hand that is "Five Aces" (5 aces such as the joker). Amazingly, five aces defeat all other hands including royal flush.

Each and every gambler is dealt seven cards. The cards are arranged to form 2 hands; a 2 card hand and a five card hand. The five card hand must rank greater or be equal to the two card hand. Lastly both of your hands must rank higher than both of your opponents hands (each five and two card hands). Additionally the 2 card hand can only have 2 combinations; 1 pair and high card.

Immediately after the cards are organized in to 2 hands, they’re placed on the table face down. Once you place them down, you may not touch them. The dealer will flip over his cards and make his hands. Each and every players hand is compared to the croupier’s hands. If the gambler is victorious on one hand and manages to lose the other, this is known as "push" and no money is exchanged. If croupier wins both hands then he/she captures the players stake and vice versa. Now what if there is certainly a tie, the only edge with the dealer here is he/she wins all ties.

Right after the hand is wagered, the following individual clock-wise becomes the croupier and the subsequent hand is played. The major drawback to this casino game is that there’s no ability involved and you depend too much on luck. Also the chances are negative in comparison to wagering with a pot.

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