Poker is a game that is popular all over the world. Poker is a card game most often played with 1 deck of 52 cards. It is also possible to play with several decks of cards. The object of the game is to win money or chips and defeat the other participants. There is no limit to the number of poker players. However, not more than 10 players are normally played.
Poker – types of games
Many people think that the game of poker is one of the most demanding games in the world. The game of poker is primarily a game based on emotions, foresight and perceptiveness. Many people who play poker also believe that it improves decision-making and risk calculation skills. The game develops the imagination and the most important skills in the field of psychology, logic, communication and math. The game of poker is known all over the world – also among the elite’s. When the game is played poker new habits are formed that are important in life, including: communication, negotiation, and calculation.
The most famous types of poker are:
– Texas Hold’em (sports poker);
– Omaha (poker) (sports poker);
– Omaha High-Low (sports poker);
– Drawn five-card poker;
– 7 Card Stud;
– 6+ Shortdeck;
– 2-7 Draw (Triple or Single Draw).
Texas Hold’em (sports poker) – game rules
This is the most famous type of poker. It is played all over the world.
In Poland, Texas Hold’em is known mainly as a gambling game. There are two players in the game and a full deck of 52 cards is used.
There are currently five types of Hold’em:
– Limit (or fixed limit) where players can raise a certain amount but have a predetermined number of raises in one round;
– Pot limit, where players are allowed to raise what is currently in the pot. So there is no limit to the number of raises in one betting round in the game;
– No limit, when there is no raise limit or number of raises per betting round;
– Mixed limit, where games are played in alternation;
– Duplicate, when players compare the same hands at different tables.
Omaha (poker) (sports poker) – game rules
It is a sports game that resembles a variation of Texas Hold’em. But when playing Omaha High-Low, the player is dealt four hole cards and must use two of them. He also has three community cards. So he can’t pick the best cards.
Omaha High-Low (sports poker) – game rules
This is another form of poker that is very famous in the world. This is the type of poker that is played in tournaments all over the world where the best of the best take part. Omaha High-Low is also played online as an online game. This is a game that can be played by 2 to 10 people.
Other known types of this game are: 5 Card Omaha Hi / Low and Courchevel Hi / Low.
5 Card Omaha Hi / Low is a game in which each player has 5 cards and five community cards are placed on the table. The pot is divided between the owners of the best high hand and the best low hand. The game can play from 2 to 6 players.
Courchevel Hi / Low- this is a famous game whose name comes from a ski resort in France. It can be played online. The players are dealt five hole cards. This is a game for 2 to 6 people.
Razz is a well-known variety of poker, played in the form of „lowball poker”
She its mainly known in the form of tournaments in casinos. It’s can also play it online. The game is played by 2 to 8 people.
Drawn five-card poker;
This is a type of poker in which players are dealt five cards from a full deck without the jokers (52 cards). Poker chips are used to play.
Other known types of poker are: Badugi, 7 Card Stud, 6+ Shortdeck, 2-7 Draw (Triple or Single Draw).