How is Texas Hold’em played? Part 2

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The Third Round of Texas Hold’em: The third betting round starts again with the player left to the button, bets and raises are limited to the upper limit of the stake structure (in a $10/$20 game, $20 is the upper stake…therefore, a single bet in this instance is $20, and a raise is $40 – includes a call on the…

How is Texas Hold’em played? Part 1

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Texas Hold’em Poker Game Rules: Hold ‘Em Poker is a combination of Community Poker and the use of blind bets in place of antes. The main Hold ‘Em game from which all others branch is Texas Hold ‘Em. In addition to designations of minimum bet and maximum bet, in Hold ‘Em Poker (with the exception of Home Hold ‘Em), designation…

What are the hand rankings?

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HAND RANKINGS (POKER HANDS) The object of the game is to end up with the highest-valued hand. From best to worst, hands are ranked in the following order: Royal Flush – This hand is 5 cards in order and of the same suit and is Ace high, so contains (10-J-Q-K-A) Odds of Royal Flush = 649,739 : 1 (Based on…

What are the basic rules of poker?

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Poker is played with a standard deck of 52 playing cards. The cards are ranked from high to low in the following order: Ace, King, Queen, Jack, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2. Aces are ALWAYS high. Aces are worth more than Kings and so on. The cards are also separated into four suits. The suits are: …