Online Poker is the most exciting online game ever. People across the world love to play poker games because of its distinguishing blend of skill, chance and action. The object of the game is to make the best five-card poker hand possible using your two hole-cards and the five community cards. The game uses two-blind structure: the small and big blind – forced bets used to encourage action. Betting in poker starts off with the player sitting to the left of the dealer and continues in a clockwise direction.The player to the left of the dealer posts the small blind and the player to the left him posts the big blind. There are a variety of poker but here we will discuss about Texas Hold’em.
STEP 1- Go to an online poker site (for eg. www.adda52.com). Sign up to make an account.
STEP 2- After you log in, click on play poker and you will be directed to the game lobby wherein you can chose to play on any table.
STEP 4- Select your buy-in amount and join the game.
STEP 5- Each player is dealt 2 hole cards (or pocket cards) and the first betting round starts. This is the first phase of the game, and is called ‘Pre-Flop’. You will get an option to Fold, Check and Call/Raise during betting.
STEP 6- Three community cards (or board cards) are dealt on the game table and the second betting round starts. The first active player to the left of the dealer seat starts the betting. This phase is called ‘Flop’.
STEP 7- Now the fourth card is dealt face up, and another round of betting takes place in the same manner as earlier. This phase is called ‘Turn’.
STEP 8- Finally the fifth or the last community card is dealt on the game table. Then the final round of betting before the showdown takes place, with the first active player to the left of the dealer seat betting first. This phase is called ‘River’.
STEP 9- This is the ‘Showdown’ stage where each player in the game make five-card hand combination using two hole cards and five community cards.
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