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  • 5 Card Draw Rules
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jan 1, 2010
  • 5 Card Draw is a game that's familiar to many poker players through fondly remembered games around the kitchen table. With only two betting rounds and the possibility of replacing cards you don't like, the game is completely different from Texas Hold'em.
  • Badugi Rules
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jan 1, 2010
  • Badugi is a weird, yet addictive, type of poker. You get four cards, and you have to try to make the lowest possible hand without repeating ranks or suits. There are three draws, so you have ample opportunity to get rid of cards you don't like.
  • 2-7 Lowball Rules
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jan 1, 2010
  • 2-7 Lowball is a favorite among some of the most well-known poker professionals. Playing for low offers a refreshing change from standard high-hand poker. But before you can play, you must understand the rules and how to read your hand.
  • How to Play Hold’em Poker
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jan 1, 2010
  • If you've watched televised poker tournaments, the players were probably playing No Limit Texas Hold'em. With two blinds to get the action started and four rounds of betting, there's plenty of action to be found. All-in confrontations are somewhat common especially in tournaments.
  • HORSE Rules
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jan 1, 2010
  • In HORSE, players must play 5 different poker games: Hold'em, Omaha/8, Razz, Seven Card Stud and Seven Card Stud/8. All games are in limit betting format, and each game is played for eight hands before the next game in the rotation begins.
  • Texas Holdem Rules
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jan 1, 2010
  • Before playing any type of poker, you need to know the rules of the game. Texas Hold'em is the most popular type of poker, so you should learn its rules first. There are four rounds of betting and three common betting structures that you need to be aware of.
  • 7 Card Stud Rules
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jan 1, 2010
  • 7 Card Stud was "the" game before Texas Hold'em became popular. Though it has been surpassed in popularity, there are still many players who enjoy 7 Card Stud. With neither community cards nor flops, the dynamics of the game are very different from what you may be used to.
  • 7 Card Stud Hi/Lo Rules
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jan 1, 2010
  • 7 Card Stud Hi/Lo is an exciting variant on normal 7 Card Stud play. In this split-pot format, players can win the high half of the pot, the low half of the pot or scoop the entire pot. Beware of getting quartered though! It can be costly.
  • Omaha Rules
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jan 1, 2010
  • Pot Limit Omaha is becoming increasingly popular especially among jaded Hold'em players. While both games contain the same flop, turn and river game-play dynamics, there are important differences, not least of which is that Omaha features four hole cards.
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