Poker Games

These are the most popular poker games and online poker games. We have added a brief description to each one of them:

Texas Hold'em

Hold'em poker (also known as Texas Hold'em) is the most popular poker game in the world. In Hold'em, players get two down cards and five community cards (which are face-up in the middle of the table). Your hand is determined by using the best five of those seven cards (in any combination) and the best hand wins the pot.

Omaha Poker

Omaha High (Omaha) is very similar to Hold'em, but has a greater variety of possibilities thereby making for some extremely exciting games. Omaha is a community card game played the same as Hold'em with the following two exceptions: Each player receives four face-down cards (pocket cards) to start and at the showdown each player must use two of their four pocket cards and combine them with exactly 3 board cards. At the showdown players MUST use exactly two of their pocket cards and three boardcards.

7 Card Stud Poker

In a typical Stud game you'll find from five to eight players. On a slow day, there may be only four players at the table, including yourself, and if this happens, don't play unless the card room manager agrees to reduce the rake (3-4% approximately, but varies according to casino) until at least one additional player enters the game. On a busy day, the manager might try to squeeze an eighth person into the game, but if everybody decides to play a round, he may end up with too few cards come seventh street.

Pai Gow Poker

Pai Gow Poker combines elements of the ancient Chinese game of Pai Gow and the American game of Poker. The game is played with a traditional deck of 52 playing cards plus on Joker. The Joker can be used only as an Ace or to complete a Straight, a Flush, a Straight Flush or a Royal Flush.

Caribbean Poker

Caribbean poker - The Progressive (a five card hand that is a flush or better)
The second game that is going on inside the regular one is the progressive game. This game is an optional side game added the regular table game. This game is implemented and resolved every hand. The player makes the decision to play the progressive at the beginning of each hand. Then the benefits for getting a progressive hand are only valid if the player paid for the progressive at the beginning of that hand.

Let It Ride Poker

This is a stud poker game that allows the player to control two-out-of-three bets wagered. This is an exciting and fun way to play stud poker. Players do not play against each other or the dealer. The game begins by the player placing three equal amount bets in the three designated spots. Each player then receives three cards and the dealer receives two cards. Players are trying to make the best poker hand. Remember, you are not playing against each other or the dealer. After looking at their first three cards, the player may ask for their first bet back or "Let-It-Ride". Then, the dealer's first card is turned over. The player may take the second bet back or "Let-It-Ride". The dealer then turns over their second card and the player turns over their hand. Each player will then be paid according to a payout schedule.

Sic Bo

Sic Bo (and of course online Sic Bo) is in essence a simple dice game. After bets have been place on the board, a small cage containing three dice is spun and the dice are deposited onto the table. In Grand Online Sic Bo, each area of the board that contains winning bets based on the dice roll are lit up, and it is very easy to see if your bet was a winner. There are several different types of bets on the layout of our online Sic Bo table. Players may wager on any one of the six dice sides. If that number comes up on any one of the dice, the player is paid even money. If two of the dice come up with same number the bet is paid at 2 to 1. If all three Sic Bo dice show the chosen number the bet is paid at 3 to 1. You may also wager on a combination of two particular numbers. Say you were to bet on 2 and 4 coming up. If one dice shows a 2 and another shows a 4, your bet is paid 5 to Sic Bo also allows bets made on the total of all three dice. You may bet on any total from 4 to 17. The payoff on this bet varies from 6 to 1 up to 50 to 1 depending on the total bet. The most common words you may hear around a Sic Bo table are 'small' bets and 'big' bets. If you're betting 'small' it means your betting the total of all three dice will be between 4 and 10. If you're betting 'big' your betting the total will be between 11 and 17. From a house edge perspective your best bet for online Sic Bo is the 'small' bet.

Red Dog

Red Dog is a card game similar to Acey-Deucey and In-Between. The game is played on a blackjack-sized table with two betting spots -- "bet" and "raise" -- using a 52-card deck. Only three cards are played per hand. Card suit is not relevant in Red Dog. As a player, you place an opening bet and the dealer will deal two cards. The object of the game is to bet on the likelihood that the rank of a third card is going to fall between the first two. If it does fall between, you win. If it doesn't, you lose.

Video Poker

Video Poker follows the same rules as traditional table poker, except payouts are based on the hand ranking rather than the pot.
You can play single or multiple tokens, and playing the maximum amount increases your potential winnings.

Gaming Club - More Winners, More Often Lucky Nugget - Where anyone can strike gold River Belle - The Greatest li` ol` Riverboat Casino

Online Poker HOME - Poker Rules - Poker Dictionary - Poker Strategy - Poker Tips - Poker Games

| online poker rooms | abc casinos |