Rules to Play Online Poker
Poker is a card game that combines gambling, strategy, and skills all in one. All poker game involves betting, and the winner is determined by the combination of player’s card in their hand. With the rise of online poker, more and more players have joined the online poker world, leaving the traditional poker where you need a physical card. With the convenience of online poker, players save a lot of time traveling to a real casino, and thus they will have a lot more time playing poker, players can play in on the go when they are not at home too.
Poker game has a lot of variety, all of them are using different rules and betting procedures. Some of the examples are Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Stud, Razz and more. Among these the most famous is Texas Hold’em poker. Texas Hold’em and Omaha are community card games where everyone shares the hand, Stud games is everyone dealt cards, and some cards are hidden, and some are face up. The most classic and most famous game is Texas Hold’em poker where its rule and gameplay is fun and straightforward, you need to get familiar with the hand ranking before you play the game, there are 10 types of hands that every player must know before playing the game.
The most famous hand in the world of poker is the Royal Flush, where any of the hand cannot beat it, it consists of the Ace, King, Queen, Jack and Ten of a single suit, which is a highest value possible combination in a game.
The second highest value hand is called straight flush, where the card combination consists of five cards in sequence, and it is in the same suit. If the hand is in the tie with other player’s hand, the highest rank card in the sequence win.
Next, Four of a kind. This consists of four cards with the same rank and one side card or so-called “kicker.” If the tie occurs, the one with the highest side card value wins. This is extremely rare due to the chances of getting four cards of the same amount.
The full house is the next rank the rank of hands in poker. This combination is from three cards with the same rank and another two card with an equal rank with each other but different from the three cards, if the tie occurred in this situation, the highest rank of the three cards that have the same rank wins.
Besides that, there’s a combination of all five cards where all of it has the same rank no matter the value of the cards and no matter the sequence. In the event of the tie, the player who have the highest rank cards in flush wins.
Last but not least, the “Straight”. Straight is formed by a combination of cards in sequence, no matter the suit of the cards. If tie happened in this state, the highest ranking card in the series wins.