Sunday, October 24, 2010

Texas Hold'Em

Texas Hold'Em is played with each player receiving two cards.

Flop: 3 cards dealt by the dealer
Turn: Fourth card dealt
River: Fifth card dealt
Small Blind: One position left of the dealer. Small blind is half the cost of the big blind.
Big Blind: Two positions left of the dealer. Big blind is the cost of playing a hand if no one is raising.
Raise: Putting more money into the pot that everyone has to pay to play
Call: Putting in enough money to play
Fold: Refuse to play and throws in the cards.

First player left of the big blind will act first up until the big blind. After the flop, the small blind goes first up until the dealer.

Each player will be dealt two cards. When it is your turn you have the option to fold, raise, or call. The The player with the best hand after the river will win the pot.

Rank of Hands:
High Card: Who ever has the highest card wins 2 is lowest, A is highest
Pair: 2 cards of same rank
Two Pairs: 2 sets of pairs
Triples: 3 cards of same rank
Straight: 5 cards in a row
Flush: 5 cards same suit
Full-House: A triple and a pair
Quads: Four of a kind
Straight Flush: Flush but also a straight
Royal Flush: Straight Flush except 10-A of hearts

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