Poker is a great game, and if you know what you are doing, you can
win big time. The fun for me is the skill involved and the poker faces
around me...I have been known to bet my entire fortune (everything is
relative) on one hand and won because of the bluff!
I used to play with a group of friends at a land based casino, but
now that the internet has made the whole gambling and poker world
accessible I have made many new friends and can play from home in
The rules of poker differ slightly from country to country and casino
to casino, however the basics are always the same.
There is always a poker game going in here, check
it out if you like, or if you are new to poker, see the gist of
the rules below.
Draw poker. The
dealer uses a 52 card deck which is played fresh after each hand.
The player is dealt one five-card poker hand.
After the first draw, which is automatic, you may hold any of the
cards and draw again to replace the cards that you haven't chosen to
hold. Your cards are compared to a table of winning combinations. The
object is to get the best possible combination so that you earn the
highest payoff on the bet you placed.
Jacks or Better:
a pair pays off only if the cards in the pair are
Jacks, Queens, Kings, or Aces. Lower pairs do not pay off.
Two Pair: two sets of
pairs of the same card denomination.
Three of a Kind:
cards of the same denomination.
denomination cards of different suit.
non-consecutive denomination cards of the same suit.
Full House: a set of three cards of the same
denomination plus a set of two cards of the same denomination.
Four of a kind: four cards
of the same denomination.
Straight Flush: five
consecutive denomination cards of the same suit.
Royal Flush: five
consecutive denomination cards of the same suit, starting from 10 and
ending with an ace.
Are you ready to play poker ?
You can play with friends (or maybe me Stavros !) at a
public table if you wish, or
If so click
here and good luck. This will download you the
gambling software, it is easy to follow and only takes about
now there is this great|
deal I have been using.
40% is pretty hard for anyone to match,
this is in fact the 1st Oz casino and is licensed and regulated
by professional gamblers.. the government !