Poker Games 2012-03-19T12:22:24+00:00 2018-09-07T18:12:21+00:00 Carolyn J Dawson

Poker Games

Posted on  Mar 19, 2012 | Updated on  Sep 7, 2018 by Carolyn J Dawson

Poker is actually the name used for a set of card games based on similar rules. There are several variants of poker, each standing in a class of its own because the standards rules of poker are slightly modified in its case. Since the rules are slightly different for each variant, players will have to use a different set of strategies for each variant. Some of the most popular variants of poker are Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Razz, and Stud, to mention just as few.

Texas Holdem Poker
Texas Holdem Poker
Texas Holdem Poker replaced 7 Card Stud as the most popular poker variant because of its simple rules and player friendliness. Texas Hold’em is the most popular variant of poker for many good reasons. In the first place, it is based on simple poker rules that can be learned even by a poker beginner in a matter of a few minutes.

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Razz Poker
Razz Poker
Razz Poker has a striking similarity to 7 Card Stud, but is a totally different game. This poker variant is ideal for players who always grumble that they simply cannot make a strong hand. Since the Ace is considered to have the lowest value in Razz, the best Razz hand comprises an ace, a deuce, a two, a three, a four, and a five. Players…

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Pai Gow Poker
Pai Gow Poker
Pai Gow Poker is a delightful combination of an ancient Chinese tile game and the modern game of poker. Instead of playing against one another, players have to play against the dealer or banker and make a hand of five cards and a hand of two cards using the seven cards dealt to them. Some variants of Pai Gow…

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Omaha Poker
Omaha Poker
Omaha Poker is known to be one of the toughest variants of poker, Omaha is slowly gaining popularity. There are several variants of Omaha, but the basic rules require players to use exactly two of the four hole cards dealt to them and three of the community cards placed on the table to make a strong hand of five cards.

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Caribbean Stud Poker
Caribbean Stud Poker
Caribbean Stud Poker bears a striking similarity to blackjack, but it is definitely not blackjack. Players play against the dealer in this variant, the rules of which are based on the simple rules of 5 Card Stud. One of the most unique features of Caribbean Stud Poker is that a progressive jackpot is usually attached to it. Players will…

  1. Beginner Basics of Caribbean Stud Poker
  2. Intermediate Guide to Caribbean Stud Poker
  3. Advanced Players Guide to Caribbean Stud Poker
  4. Mistakes To Avoid
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7 Card Stud
7 Card Stud
7 Card Stud was the most popular variant of poker before Texas Hold’em gained popularity. Obviously, players preferred the player friendliness and simplicity of Texas Hold’em to the complex and demanding rules of 7 Card Stud. The game requires excellent memory, skills, and strategy on the part of the player. 7 Card Stud challenges…

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5 Card Stud
5 Card Stud
5 Card Stud bears a striking resemblance to 7 Card Stud, except that players will receive one hole card and four community cards, making it very challenging for them to improve their hands. Like the other variants, 5 Card Stud is also played differently in different poker rooms.

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